China: In the Spotlight This year, NPR is taking a close look at China. The country's influence in the world — from Africa to Russia — is growing. Meanwhile, China is opening up to the world domestically is some areas. Here, NPR examines the country in relation to the economy, diplomacy, the environment, culture and the military.
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China: In the Spotlight

This year, NPR is taking a close look at China and its growing influence in the world.