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  1. How China Is Changing Your Internet


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    What was once known as the land of cheap rip-offs may now offer a glimpse of the future — and American companies are taking notice.

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    • 88 Keys to Her Future


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      A Chinese couple push their daughter to study piano with the aim of giving her financial security and a safe career.

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      • The Last ‘Bang-Bang’ Men


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        On the steep streets of Chongqing, impoverished porters, known as “bang-bang,” help carry goods for anyone willing to pay a small fee. But today their occupational existence is under threat. Learn…

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        • In Sichuan, Spice Is Life


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          A spicy debate is taking place on the future of Sichuan cuisine. See also: "Sichuan Cuisine, Imperiled by Success" http://buff.ly/1Ue0Sjt

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          • A Dyeing Life


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            Disillusioned with China’s urban dream, a young man set off on a 15-year walk and rediscovered his family’s ethnic Miao traditions. Learn more about Han Shan: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/10/world/asia/china-blue-miao-dye.html

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            • In China, a Surge in Strikes


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              A downturn in the economy has caused a boom in worker demonstrations and strikes across China. One man is trying to help those who are most vulnerable in China’s slowing economy. Thumbnail…

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              • Myanmar's Unemployed Elephants


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                Myanmar's newly democratic government has banned the export of raw timber, to help fight deforestation. But that has idled thousands of the elephants that toil in the logging industry. What to…

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                • In China, a Reverse Migration


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                  After the sudden closure of a shoe factory, a migrant worker on China’s eastern seaboard heads back to his home in the countryside. China’s shoe industry has been hit hard by the slowing…

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                  • Solitude and Industry Collide Near Mumbai


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                    An industrial zone for blue-chip multinationals is changing the landscape in western India. But three years after the biggest leaseholder signed on, some land once used for grazing still stands empty. This…

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                    • The Light and Life of Wallace Chan


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                      Although Wallace Chan grew up in extreme poverty, he designs some of the most expensive jewelry in the world. Mr. Chan uses chemistry to change the structure of gemstones at his workshop in Hong Kong. Thumbnail…

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                      • Coexisting with Coal


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                        Despite China’s pledge to cap and then reduce carbon emissions, coal production continues to grow, creating tough choices for those who work in and live near the mines. Learn more: "China…

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