Ozzie Ling, manager of Shanghai's Yingyi Golf Club, says government inspection squads will sometimes visit his club, looking for wayward government officials who might be guests of the club. Rob Schmitz/NPR hide caption

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China's Government Tightens Its Grip On Golf, Shuts Down Courses

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Cows graze near Murwillumbah, New South Wales, Australia. China has replaced the United States as the second-largest foreign owner of agricultural land in Australia. (The UK is No. 1.) Auscape/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Is China Snatching Up Australian Farmland?

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A security guard stands at the gate of the kindergarten in Xuzhou, where a blast killed at least seven people and injured dozens more on Thursday. Authorities say the cause was a bomb built by a man who died in the explosion. Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The theft of agricultural trade secrets is a growing problem, according to the FBI. University of Michigan School of Environment and Sustainability/Flickr hide caption

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Video footage posted online shows a group of people pushing a live donkey into a tiger enclosure at a zoo near Shanghai, as a form of shareholder protest. Live Leak/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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A Huajian shoe factory, which has been investigated by labor activists, makes Ivanka Trump-branded shoes, among others, in China. Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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China Detains Activist Investigating Factory Making Ivanka Trump Shoes

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Ke Jie, the world's No. 1 Go player, stares at the board during his second match against AlphaGo in Wuzhen, China, on Thursday. The 19-year-old grandmaster dropped the match in the best-of-three series against Google's artificial intelligence program. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Spectators watch the world's top-ranked Go player, Ke Jie, square off against Google's artificial intelligence program, AlphaGo, during the Future of Go Summit in Wuzhen, China, on Tuesday. The program beat Ke in the first of three planned matches. Peng Peng/AP hide caption

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