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We have started to collect the most important news related to China in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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China warships end Burma visit

Friday, September 3rd 2010, 5:01
related countries: Burma Burma
related places: Beijing

The first visit of Chinese warships to Burma ends as top Burmese leader Than Shwe prepares to visit Beijing, highlighting the two country's close ties.
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Wozniacki through after whitewash

Friday, September 3rd 2010, 2:42
related countries: United States United States, Taiwan Taiwan
related places: Top

Top seed Caroline Wozniacki cruises into the third round of the US Open with a blistering 6-0 6-0 win over Chinese Taipei's Kai-Chen Changon.
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US accuses 11 of honey smuggling

Thursday, September 2nd 2010, 16:24
related countries: Germany Germany, United States United States

US authorities indict 11 German and Chinese executives for conspiring to illegally import $40m worth of honey from China.
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More than 10,000 vehicles stuck in new China jam

Thursday, September 2nd 2010, 16:05
related places: Beijing

More than 10,000 vehicles are stuck in a 120km (75-mile) traffic jam on China's Beijing to Tibet motorway.
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Typhoon hits South Korean capital

Thursday, September 2nd 2010, 14:56
related countries: North Korea North Korea, South Korea South Korea
related places: Seoul

Three people die as Seoul is hit by its strongest typhoon in 15 years, while storms continue to cause heavy rain and landslides in China.
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EU presses China over fake goods

Wednesday, September 1st 2010, 14:49

The EU urges China to curb smuggling to Europe, saying counterfeit cigarettes alone deprive the EU of 10bn euros (£8bn) in tax revenue annually.
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China manufacturing data improves

Wednesday, September 1st 2010, 9:01

Positive manufacturing reports from China eases concerns over a slowing Chinese economy.
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China begins Yellow Sea exercises

Wednesday, September 1st 2010, 8:57
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States

The Chinese navy begins artillery exercises in the Yellow Sea, days before the US and South Korea hold similar manoeuvres there.
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US drops China currency inquiry

Tuesday, August 31st 2010, 21:48
related countries: United States United States

The US government decides to drop an investigation of China's currency policy, avoiding a possible trade dispute.
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Chinese court to tackle HIV case

Tuesday, August 31st 2010, 10:57

A Chinese court for the first time accepts a case from a man alleging employment discrimination because he has HIV, state media says.
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N Korea 'hopes for talks restart'

Monday, August 30th 2010, 14:08
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Beijing

Beijing confirms North Korean leader Kim Jong-il visited China last week and said he hoped for an early resumption of six-party nuclear talks.
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Success for China amputee pianist

Friday, August 27th 2010, 8:17

A young musician, Liu Wei, has won acclaim after appearing on "China's Got Talent" playing the piano with his feet.
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India blocks China defence ties

Friday, August 27th 2010, 6:53
related countries: India India

India cancels defence exchanges with China after China refused a visa for a Kashmir-based general.
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Chinese man buys van with years of loose change

Friday, August 27th 2010, 0:01

A man pays for a van in China with 100,000 yuan ($14,700; £9,500) in pocket change he gathered over years, state television reports.
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Faith in work

Thursday, August 26th 2010, 23:12

Why one Chinese factory values Christian workers
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N Korea's Kim Jong-il 'in China'

Thursday, August 26th 2010, 8:30
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong-il visits a school as he makes his second visit to China within a year, media reports say.
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China survivors felt 'jolts' before crash

Wednesday, August 25th 2010, 7:18
related places: Xinhua

The flight recorder from a plane that crashed in northwest China has been found, the state news agency Xinhua has said.
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China plane crash recorder found

Wednesday, August 25th 2010, 4:25

The flight recorder of the plane that crashed in the north-eastern Chinese province of Heilongjiang, killing 42 people, is found.
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Rocking on

Wednesday, August 25th 2010, 0:24

Cui Jian still wows Chinese fans after 25 years on top
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China plane 'overshot' runway

Tuesday, August 24th 2010, 20:56

At least 42 people have been killed after a passenger plane crash-landed in the north-eastern Chinese province of Heilongjiang, state media report.
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North China plane crash kills 42

Tuesday, August 24th 2010, 19:36

At least 42 people have been killed after a passenger plane crashes in the north-eastern Chinese province of Heilongjiang, state media report.
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Hong Kong issues Philippine alert

Tuesday, August 24th 2010, 4:55
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong, Philippines Philippines

Hong Kong warns against travel to the Philippines and China demands a full investigation after eight tourists were shot and killed in a bus hijack.
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Zuma drums up trade on China trip

Tuesday, August 24th 2010, 1:32
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South African President Jacob Zuma flies into China for a trade-boosting trip to his country's largest trading partner.
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Church boom

Monday, August 23rd 2010, 23:52

How the Chinese state is investing in Christianity
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China traffic jam stretching 100km enters ninth day

Monday, August 23rd 2010, 16:46
related places: Beijing

A massive traffic jam in China stretching for 100km slows vehicles to a crawl for a ninth day near Beijing, local media say.
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China 'may reduce capital crimes'

Monday, August 23rd 2010, 5:58

A draft amendment to China's criminal code proposes dropping the death penalty for up to 13 economic crimes, state media says.
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China-N Korea river hit by floods

Sunday, August 22nd 2010, 7:48
related countries: North Korea North Korea

China and North Korea evacuate thousands of people from their homes after heavy rains flood villages on both sides of the border.
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China flooding forces evacuations

Saturday, August 21st 2010, 15:12
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Tens of thousands of people are moved to safety as summer floods hit both sides of China's border with North Korea.
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Train carriages fall in China river

Friday, August 20th 2010, 9:19

Two train carriages fell into a swollen river in China's Sichuan province as a rail bridge collapsed.
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Foxconn set to hire more workers

Thursday, August 19th 2010, 15:00

Taiwanese iPhone-maker Foxconn says it will hire more workers in China, so it can maintain production while cutting employees' overtime hours.
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Train carriages fall in China river

Thursday, August 19th 2010, 14:56

Two carriages from a passenger train are swept into a river in southern China after floods destroy a bridge, state media says.
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Deadly blast hits Xinjiang city

Thursday, August 19th 2010, 9:44
related places: Xinjiang

Seven people are killed in a bomb attack in China's Xinjiang region, the scene of deadly ethnic violence last year.
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China Mobile sees profits rise 4%

Thursday, August 19th 2010, 6:20

The world's biggest mobile operator, China Mobile, reports a 4% rise in profits, slightly ahead of analysts' expectations.
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Foxconn rallies workers in China

Wednesday, August 18th 2010, 17:25

Taiwanese iPhone-maker Foxconn holds employee rallies in its factories in China after a string of workers' suicides
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Dramatic rescues in China floods

Wednesday, August 18th 2010, 10:41

Mudslides and floods have killed more than 1,500 people across China in recent months and as latest pictures show, even the rescuers themselves are struggling to cope with the force of the water.
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Mass rescue after China landslide

Wednesday, August 18th 2010, 10:38

More than 60 people are rescued in China after a landslide buried their homes as they slept in southern Yunnan province.
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N Korean plane crashes in China

Wednesday, August 18th 2010, 9:25
related countries: North Korea North Korea

A North Korean aircraft, which may be a fighter jet carrying a suspected defector, has crashed in China, according to reports.
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Taiwan parliament inks China pact

Wednesday, August 18th 2010, 4:50
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

Taiwan secures parliamentary approval - despite an opposition boycott - for a historic trade deal with China.
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China's weather misery continues

Tuesday, August 17th 2010, 15:06
related places: Longnan, Xinhua

China's state-run news agency Xinhua says 36 people have died and 23 are still missing following storms around the city of Longnan in Gansu Province.
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China's military in 'secret rise'

Tuesday, August 17th 2010, 8:02
related countries: United States United States

The US defence department says China's military is growing in a secretive way, raising the risks of conflict and misunderstandings.
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Amateur spies

Monday, August 16th 2010, 23:16

The unwitting Taiwanese businessmen jailed in China
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Book critical of China PM on sale

Monday, August 16th 2010, 10:42
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

A new book by a Chinese dissident about Premier Wen Jiabao, which challenges his image as a reformist, goes on sale in Hong Kong.
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China AgBank's record share issue

Monday, August 16th 2010, 8:58

Agricultural Bank of China raised a world record $22.1bn (£14.4bn) when it floated its shares last month.
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'Grandpa Wen'

Sunday, August 15th 2010, 23:59

New book asks if Chinese premier is as nice as he seems
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Day of mourning for China landslide dead

Sunday, August 15th 2010, 19:05

China holds a day of mourning for those killed in recent floods and mudslides, as the death toll rises to 1,239.
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Sri Lanka unveils new seaport

Sunday, August 15th 2010, 13:43
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka unveils a new seaport largely funded by China - one in a series of big new post-war infrastructure projects on the island.
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China milk powder 'not tainted'

Sunday, August 15th 2010, 8:56

China's health ministry says an inquiry has found no evidence milk powder produced by a Chinese company caused three infant girls to grow breasts.
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China mourns Gansu landslide dead

Sunday, August 15th 2010, 3:47

China holds a national day of mourning on Sunday for victims of mudslides in the northwest, as the death toll rises to 1,239 people.
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Rescues amid China flood chaos

Saturday, August 14th 2010, 15:05

Torrential rain continues to fall in China, a week after a mudslide engulfed a town in Gansu province killing more than 1000 people.
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Gervais makes The Office in China

Friday, August 13th 2010, 15:22

Comedian and actor Ricky Gervais announces that a Chinese version of hit sitcom The Office is in development.
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China milk causing 'early puberty'

Friday, August 13th 2010, 15:08

China's government is investigating reports that a brand of powdered milk caused infant girls to grow breasts. The allegations have been strongly denied by the firm that makes the product.
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Devastating power of China floodwaters

Friday, August 13th 2010, 9:29

Rain is continuing to disrupt rescue efforts in Zhouqu county, in Gansu province in China, after a landslide on Sunday killed more than 1,100 people. Footage from state television shows the force of the floodwater as a boat is swept under a bridge.
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More landslides in rain-hit China

Friday, August 13th 2010, 9:21

Torrential rain brings landslides to more areas in China, as relief teams in devastated Zhouqu county battle against the bad weather.
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More than 10,000 Chinese set human domino record

Friday, August 13th 2010, 7:49

More than 10,000 people in China's Inner Mongolia set a new world record for human dominoes.
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Chinese 'infant breasts' inquiry

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 18:37

The health ministry in China is investigating reports that a brand of powdered milk caused infant girls to grow breasts.
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Monsoon devastation

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 16:44
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Satellite image shows intensity of monsoon from Pakistan to China
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Rain hampers China rescue effort

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 6:51

Heavy rain in north-west China is disrupting rescue efforts after a huge landslide last week, which killed more than 1,000 people.
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China landslide toll passes 1,000

Wednesday, August 11th 2010, 17:18

The death toll from landslides in north-western China has surged to 1,117 as more rain is forecast in the remote region.
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China scholars warn of arrogance

Wednesday, August 11th 2010, 15:29

China's confidence in its economic development is turning into national arrogance, a group of Chinese scholars warns.
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Rain threat to China rescue bid

Wednesday, August 11th 2010, 13:15

Heavy rain threatens the Chinese county devastated by landslides, as the death toll from the disaster rises to 1,117 people.
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China factory growth slows again

Wednesday, August 11th 2010, 8:49

Chinese industrial growth slowed again in July, adding to recent data that suggest the country's economy is cooling.
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China landslide death toll soars

Tuesday, August 10th 2010, 13:00

More than 700 people are now known to have died in a massive landslide in north-west China.
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China landslide death toll rises

Tuesday, August 10th 2010, 11:43

Authorities in China say more than 700 have died in mudslides.
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China sees slowing import growth

Tuesday, August 10th 2010, 10:37

China's import growth slowed in July, which economists see as a sign that the country's rapid economic expansion is cooling.
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China landslide death toll soars

Tuesday, August 10th 2010, 10:32

More than 700 people are confirmed dead after Saturday's landslides in north-west China, and more than 1,000 are still missing.
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China axes inefficient factories

Tuesday, August 10th 2010, 7:30

China orders more than 2,000 factories to shut by next month because they are wasting too much energy.
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US engineer sold secrets to China

Tuesday, August 10th 2010, 3:56
related countries: India India, United States United States

A US engineer of Indian origin is convicted of selling military secrets about the B-2 bomber to China.
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China landslide death toll jumps

Monday, August 9th 2010, 16:37
related places: Xinhua

The death toll from landslides in north-west China rises to 337, with 1,148 people missing, state-run Xinhua news agency reports.
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China troops blast landslide dam

Monday, August 9th 2010, 15:26

Troops have begun blasting through rubble from a landslide blocking a river in western China, in an attempt to prevent further floods.
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News Corp to trim China TV stake

Monday, August 9th 2010, 11:43

Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation media group is selling a controlling stake in three Chinese television channels.
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China troops blast landslide dam

Monday, August 9th 2010, 10:31

Troops blast a dam made by landslides in western China, releasing trapped river water to reduce the chances of further floods.
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China bank eyes $3.2bn flotation

Monday, August 9th 2010, 5:48

China Everbright Bank says it hopes to raise up to 21.7bn yuan ($3.2bn) in the country's second biggest IPO this year.
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Rescue effort for China landslide

Sunday, August 8th 2010, 21:53

China sends thousands of rescue workers to a remote county where deadly landslides have left more than 1,400 people dead or missing.
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Dozens killed in China landslides

Sunday, August 8th 2010, 14:44

Landslides and floods engulf a town in north-west China, killing at least 127 people and leaving nearly 1,300 missing, state media say.
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Lebanese crafts 'struggle' to survive

Sunday, August 8th 2010, 6:00
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Lebanese craft workers are facing competition from cheaper importers including China, with many struggling to survive.
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China media 'vulgar and kitsch'

Friday, August 6th 2010, 18:12

China's culture minister blasts the country's broadcasters and publishers, saying much of what they produce is vulgar and kitsch.
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China Foxconn confirms new death

Friday, August 6th 2010, 5:30

China's Foxconn factory confirms the death of a female factory worker this week, making a total of 13 deaths this year.
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China demand lifts Rio's profits

Thursday, August 5th 2010, 10:44

Rio Tinto's profits for the January to June period reach a record high, fuelled by Chinese demand for its iron ore.
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Man held over China school attack

Wednesday, August 4th 2010, 12:57

A 26-year-old man is arrested in China following a knife attack at a school in which at least three children were killed.
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Liverpool consider 'several' bids

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 16:53

Chinese businessman Kenny Huang is one of "several" candidates who have submitted a bid to buy Liverpool, BBC Sport understands.
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Liverpool consider 'several' bids

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 16:53

Chinese businessman Kenny Huang is one of "several" candidates who have submitted a bid to buy Liverpool, BBC Sport understands.
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Tractor rampage in China kills 11

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 10:15

A drunken man driving a tractor has killed 11 and injured many more in a rampage through a northern province of China.
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Tractor rampage in China kills 11

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 10:15

A drunken man driving a tractor has killed 11 and injured many more in a rampage through a northern province of China.
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Anger at Cantonese language switch

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 3:12
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong
related places: Guangzhou

Protests against a proposal which Cantonese speakers see as damaging to their language have spread from Guangzhou, in southern China, to Hong Kong.
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Anger at Cantonese language switch

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 3:12
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong
related places: Guangzhou

Protests against a proposal which Cantonese speakers see as damaging to their language have spread from Guangzhou, in southern China, to Hong Kong.
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China manufacturing output slows

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 9:58

Chinese manufacturing output grew at its slowest rate for 17 months in July, as the government continues efforts to rein in rapid economic growth.
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China manufacturing output slows

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 9:58

Chinese manufacturing output grew at its slowest rate for 17 months in July, as the government continues efforts to rein in rapid economic growth.
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