A woman wearing face protection walks across a street during a hazy day in Beijing on March 27. Worsening air pollution is fueling a slow exodus of expatriates from the Chinese capital. Petar Kujundzic/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Beijing: From Hardship Post To Plum Assignment And Back Again

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An empty lab used by China Enriching Chemistry, which was accused of shipping illegal drugs to the U.S. Eric Chang, the company's director, is currently in jail in China, where he was charged with producing ecstasy. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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A Chinese Chemical Company And A 'Bath Salts' Epidemic

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Chinese Soccer Fans Sick Over World Cup Time Difference

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At the center of Yangon, the city's colonial heritage, Buddhist faith and emerging modern face are visible in a single block. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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As Myanmar Modernizes, Architectural Gems Are Endangered

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Smoke rises from Tiananmen Square in Beijing on Oct. 28, when three Uighurs, a mostly Muslim ethnic minority, drove a jeep into a crowd there, killing two tourists. The people inside the car died as well, after they set their vehicle on fire. STR/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Terror Attacks In China Take An Alarming Turn

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Foster worked as a sociology professor at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies in southern China for a total of five years before he was charged with theft and sent to jail. Courtesy of Stuart Foster hide caption

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U.S. Teacher: I Did 7 Months Of Forced Labor In A Chinese Jail

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Obama Urges China To Be Constrained Within International Rules

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Chinese mourners placed flowers and lit candles at the scene of an attack last week that killed 39 people in the northwestern Chinese city of Urumqi. When people used social media to call for a protest, authorities tried to break up the gathering. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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Day After Bombing, Chinese City Very Tense

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Attack On Market In Northwest China Leaves At Least 31 Dead

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Russia's Putin Goes To Shanghai For Talks With Jinping

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U.S. Files Charges Against Chinese Officials Over Cyberspying

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Among other courses, the China Executive Leadership Academy in Shanghai teaches public relations to government officials, including mock TV shows and mock press conferences. NPR's Frank Langfitt took this photo from a control room, because the presence of a foreign reporter in class rattled some of the participants. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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China's Communist Party Learns The Fine Art Of Public Relations

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Chinese E-Commerce Giant To Offer U.S. IPO

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