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    Animated film tells of Shanghai’s industrial past

    The animated film Kiangnan 1894 will be released during the National Day holiday in October. Set in the late Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), the story revolves around a teenager named A’lang, who accidentally becomes an apprentice in the Jiangnan Manufacturing Factory…

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    Dutch percussion ensemble performs at horticulture event

    Percussion ensemble, Slagwerk Den Haag, from the Hague, performed at the International Horticultural Exhibition 2019 in Beijing’s Yanqing district, recently. And among the pieces it performed was one written by Chinese composer Guo Wenjing, entitled Xuan. The show, organized by…

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    Moderate easing on horizon in H2

    Central bank most likely to cut RRR of financial institutions, says analyst China’s monetary authorities may moderately ease their overall prudent policy stance in the second half of the year, helping to anchor economic growth and the stock market, analysts…

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    China’s endangered duck with the funny hair

    Along the meandering rivers of China’s far northeastern region, a distinctive migratory duck, the Chinese merganser struggles to survive. After 10 million years, the tree dweller is teetering on the brink of extinction. Only about 2,000 remain, experts estimate. Human…

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    New reality show puts focus on siblings

    A reality show titled We Are Growing up focusing on the interaction of four groups of siblings from ordinary families began airing on Chinese streaming platform Tencent Video on Tuesday. TV host Hua Shao, actor Ma Tianyu and his elder…

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    Hubei plans to invest $203b to further green efforts

    Central China’s Hubei province plans to invest a total of 1.3 trillion yuan ($203 billion) in 91 major projects in an effort to pursue green development and sustainable development, the province’s Party secretary said on Wednesday. Jiang Chaoliang, secretary of…