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China willing to work with world on globalization

China opposes the many forms of trade protectionism and supports free trade, Vice-Premier Zhang Gaoli said on Sunday, amid rising anti-globalization sentiment around the world.

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China’s medical robots take on foreign rivals

Domestic entries are competing on precision, price

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The reunion of optimism

With many industrial segments recovering, the Year of the Rooster promises to help the real economy shake off recent troubles and crow again

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Second-child policy increases births by 7.9 percent

The universal second-child policy implemented early last year was a major factor in raising the number of births in China to 17.86 million last year, an increase of 7.9 percent and the highest annual number since since 2000, according to the top health authority.

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Two-child policy working, birthrate figures show

When China relaxed its four-decade one-child policy at the start of 2016, there were a variety of predictions on whether the change in family planning rules would encourage enough people to have a second child.

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Government plans insurance program for disabled seniors

As family sizes shrink and China’s population ages, the country will have to expend more resources and money to provide elderly citizens with everyday assistance.

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