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China’s top corruption drama battles piracy

China’s top corruption drama battles piracy

BEIJING — A glossy Chinese television drama, inspired by the country’s ongoing anti-graft campaign, has become the latest victim of rampant piracy, fuelled by slack laws, weak...

Busy harvest time in China’s bamboo forests

Busy harvest time in China’s bamboo forests

LINAN (China) — It’s springtime in the bamboo-forested hills surrounding eastern China’s Lin’an city, and that means busy mornings of harvesting, packing and selling tonnes of...