Frank Langfitt Frank Langfitt is NPR's London correspondent. He covers the UK and Ireland, as well as stories elsewhere in Europe.

Some fake Apple stores like this one in Kunming, in China's southwestern Yunnan province, were so authentic-looking that even some of their employees didn't know they were fake. Stephen Shaver/UPI/Landov hide caption

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China Continues To Push The (Fake) Envelope

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On Jan. 1, people gathered at a makeshift memorial marking the site of a New Year's Eve stampede on the Bund in Shanghai, China. Three dozen people died, and dozens more were injured. Kevin Frayer/Getty Images hide caption

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Shanghai Officials Fired Over Stampede That Killed 36

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Zanta now lives on the outskirts of Beijing. Courtesy of Jocelyn Ford hide caption

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American Film On A Tibetan Migrant Finds Unlikely Success — In China

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Buddhists pour fish into the river in Shanghai. Environmentalists say the ritual, while well-intentioned, can introduce invasive species. Many of the fish are quickly swooped up in nets by fishermen who position themselves nearby. Julia Langfitt for NPR hide caption

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Along Shanghai's River, Buddhist Tradition Meets Greedy Fishermen

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China's President Xi Jinping, shown speaking in Bruges, Belgium, back in April, has made fighting corruption one of his top priorities. Many Chinese bureaucrats are angry, saying a loss of bribes has greatly reduced their incomes. Yves Logghe/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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China's Fierce Anti-Corruption Crackdown: An Insider's View

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NPR reporter Frank Langfitt and one of his "customers," a biotech worker, whom he drove to a self-help conference in Shanghai's sprawling Pudong District. NPR hide caption

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Reporter Offers Free Cab Rides For Stories From 'Streets Of Shanghai'

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Hong Kong Demonstrators Hope End Of Protests Not An End To The Fight

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Divide Occurs Between Hong Kong Democracy Protesters

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Hong Kong Visitors Tour Protest Site Where History Is Being Made

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Hong Kong Protesters Make Last-Ditch Effort To Negotiate

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Defiant Hong Kong Protesters Try To Blockade Government Headquarters

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China Has To Kick Smoking Habit Or Health Care Costs Could Be Huge

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A census by protesters estimates the main protest camp in Hong Kong is home to about 2,200 tents, but most are empty these days as crowds have dwindled. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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After 2 Months, Hong Kong Residents Want Protesters To Head Home

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