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Stubbing out Mao's smoky legacy
Starting next year, smoking in public will be illegal in China, meaning an end to 'ashtray diplomacy'.
Last updated: 09 Feb 2014 10:42 GMT
Trial begins for disgraced China party chief
Bo Xilai is charged with graft, but some say real reason for his downfall is that he was too "red" for China.
Last updated: 21 Aug 2013 14:24 GMT
Chinese politician's wife due to hear verdict
Gu Kailai, wife of prominent politician Bo Xilai, set to be sentenced after confessing to murder of British businessman.
Last updated: 19 Aug 2012 22:00 GMT
Zhejiang and the future of Chinese rail
Can China recover from the biggest blow yet to its high-speed rail ambitions?
Last updated: 14 Aug 2011 12:11 GMT
An uneasy relationship
We ask if Barack Obama and Hu Jintao can fix the often fractious ties between the US and China.
Last updated: 18 Jan 2011 13:35 GMT
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In Pictures: DR Congo's dance battles
Salaam Kivu International Film Festival gives the people of war-weary eastern DR Congo a chance to forget their misery.
In Pictures: Water still a luxury in Ethiopia
While 52 percent of Ethiopia's people have access to improved water, only 10 percent have water piped into their homes.
In Pictures: Syrian food finds Jordanian home
Beloved Syrian ice cream, shawerma and sweets shops have sprung up across Jordan to the delight of locals.
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