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China Wary of G20 Upsets: Politics, Pollution, Protests

Hangzhou, the capital city of Zhejiang Province, has undergone a major facelift in the past year in preparation for hosting China’s first G20 Summit, set to take place this weekend. For China, Zhou Xin at South China Morning Post reports, the international economic forum presents a rare opportunity for the country to take on a high-profile leadership role in reshaping

August 29, 2016 7:51 PM

Ai Weiwei Dropped from Ningxia Exhibition

Ningxia’s Yinchuan Musuem of Contemporary Art has removed the work of artist-activist Ai Weiwei from an exhibition at the last minute, citing pressure from officials. The New York Times’ Javier C. Hernandez reports: Mr. Ai had become obsessed with a red scribble that appeared on a planning document for an art show next month in Yinchuan, a city in northwest China.

August 26, 2016 6:10 PM

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