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The Paradox at the Heart of the South China Sea Ruling

The Paradox at the Heart of the South China Sea Ruling

What looked like a huge defeat for China may actually play into Beijing's hands.

China Has Its Own Birthright Tour

China Has Its Own Birthright Tour

Young members of the world's largest diaspora can attend camps in their ancestral homeland — now on Beijing’s dime.

Mapped: China’s Skyrocketing Housing Prices

Mapped: China’s Skyrocketing Housing Prices

In the past year, prices have risen up to 53 percent, raising concerns of a housing bubble.

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‘弃女’发声:全中国倾听

中国武汉——一位四十多岁的中年妇女手捧着一块红色格子的破旧蓝布,“你见过它么?” 她问道,“你记得这块布么?" [foreignpolicy_readmore] [foreignpolicy_readmore_item link="http://foreignpolicy.com/2016/03/30/a-lost-daughter-speaks-and-all-of-china-listens-adoption/"]Read this article in English 点击查看本文英文版[/foreignpolicy_readmore_item] [foreignpolicy_readmore_item link="http://foreignpolicy.com/2016/02/04/china-one-child-policy-birth-control-population-secret-life-forbidden-child/"]My Secret Life as a Forbidden Second Child in China[/foreignpolicy_readmore_item] [foreignpolicy_readmore_item link="http://foreignpolicy.com/2015/11/10/the-real-reason-for-chinas-two-child-policy-millions-of-new-consumers/"]The Real Reason ...

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