Slowed Growth Reflects China's Uphill Battle
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Feng Jianmei and her husband could not pay $6,000 in fines for violating China's one-child policy. In June, when she was seven months pregnant, local officials abducted her and forced her to have an abortion, her family says. The case has provoked widespread outrage. Quirky China News/Rex Features hide caption

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After A Forced Abortion, A Roaring Debate In China
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A Chinese worker operates a machine at a factory in Binzhou in northeast China's Shandong province. China's exports and imports shot up in May year-on-year, the customs agency said on June 10, defying expectations amid a slowdown in the world's second largest economy. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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China's Economy Cools, Perhaps More Than Planned
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The Philadelphia Orchestra, which declared bankruptcy last year, has been performing in China, where it is looking to develop new streams of revenue. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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Bankrupt At Home, Philly Orchestra Looks To China
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For the past two months, the Philippines and China have been locked in a standoff over territory in the South China Sea that both countries claim.The Philippine navy accused Chinese boats of fishing illegally in the area. Protesters in the Philippines are shown here marching in Manila earlier this month. Pat Roque/AP hide caption

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China, Philippines Face Off Over Remote Islands
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Moviegoers watch a 3-D IMAX movie at a Beijing theater run by the Chinese company Wanda, which recently announced it was buying AMC movie theaters for $2.6 billion. The move is seen as part of a larger effort by the Chinese conglomerate to move into the U.S. market. Ng Han Guan/AP hide caption

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Hollywood Dreams Led Chinese Firm To Buy Into U.S.
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Workers brush cashmere goats in South Gobi on Bat-Erdene Badam's family farm. Cashmere wool, milk and meat are the main commodities for Mongolia's herders. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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Old Ways Disappearing In The New Mongolia
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Tseren-ochir is a superintendent at Oyu Tolgoi mine who goes by the name "Augie" because it's easier for the foreigners he works with to pronounce. He is overseeing workers digging a nearly 5,000-foot-deep shaft down to reach the copper ore. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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Mongolians Scramble For A Share Of Mining Wealth
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Herder Bat-Erdene Badam's mother. Khishigdelger Adiya, surveys the land around her home. She stands near what she described as a "sacred well" that has recently gone dry. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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Mongolia's Dilemma: Who Gets The Water?
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The mine at Oyu Tolgoi, Turquoise Hill in Mongolian, will be one of the world's largest copper mines in about five years. An employee holds up a small sample of the oxidized copper that gave the mine its name. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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Mineral-Rich Mongolia Rapidly Becoming 'Mine-golia'
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Most Chinese Unaware Of Chen Guangcheng Story
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China is now the world's largest market for cars, and the Auto China 2012 car show is now taking place in Beijing. Here, the Denza electric car, a joint creation by Daimler and Chinese manufacturer BYD, is unveiled Monday. AP hide caption

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Carmakers In China Rev Up As Industry Shifts East
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GM To Add 600 Chinese Dealerships In 2012
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In Shanghai Calling, Chinese-American attorney Sam Chao (Daniel Henney) relocates from New York to Shanghai at the behest of his law firm. He develops a relationship with Amanda (Eliza Coupe), an expert on relocation and local customs and culture. Americatown, LLC hide caption

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'Shanghai': A Rom-Com Look At Americans In China
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