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China lauds UN environment pact

Foreign Minister Wang Yi said China, which attaches great importance to sustainable development, has incorporated “ecological construction” into its national development strategy.

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Fishermen village got boost from visit by Xi

Shenzhen’s Yumin village, facing Hong Kong to the south, was once known as a typical urban village in the Pearl River Delta, surrounded by high-rise buildings but characterized by dense and disorderly living conditions as well.

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Yuan dips as capital controls relaxed

The renminbi weakened on Tuesday for the first time in two weeks after the central bank relaxed capital controls on Monday. Analysts said the currency will have more two-way fluctuations in coming months.

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Chatter at the IMF: In 10 years, headquarters could be in Beijing

Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, may not have realized that the headlines after her talk Monday on global economic challenges were about her casual remarks that the IMF could be based in Beijing in 10 years.

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Xi: Reform of PLA calls for ‘all-out efforts’

President Xi Jinping urged “all-out efforts” to deepen national defense and military reform at a key meeting held ahead of the 90th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Liberation Army.

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DC’s giant panda fans could be in for a big surprise

Giant panda cubs often steal the spotlight at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, such as the departure of female cub Bao Bao on Feb 21 and the weaning of male cub Bei Bei a few weeks later. All eyes have now turned once again to their mother Mei Xiang, who turned 19 on Saturday.

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