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Desalination plant proposed near Beijing

Desalination plant proposed near Beijing

BEIJING — A coastal desalination plant east of Beijing could provide a large portion of drinking water for the parched Chinese capital by 2019, the state media quoted officials...

Chinese sneaker factory workers go on strike

HONG KONG — Workers at a Chinese factory owned by Yue Yuen, the world’s largest maker of athletic footwear for brands such as Nike and adidas, are striking in a dispute over...

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