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With the growth of a wealthy middle class in mainland China eager for all kinds of consumer goods- not always available or affordable in the mainland- a new breed of traders has emerged- purchasing agents. These are people who buy goods of all types in Macau and then bring it across the border- sometimes openly, often by smuggling it- and then reap significant profits by reselling the items in China.
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(Undergraduate in Department of Communications, UMAC) A look at overcrowding in the tiny territory and the pressures created by the huge influx of visitors, mostly from mainland China
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One of the most remarkable engineering projects ever undertaken, this bridge will link Hong Kong, Macau, and the Chinese city of Zhuhai, fundamentally changing the economic landscape of the Pearl River Delta.
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China's rapid growth has brought prosperity, power and pollution. The environmental consequences and trends on some of China's most endangered species are explored.
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Photographer Daniel Loeff takes snap shots of people filtering through the subways of Beijing.
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Author of Hotel Oakland, Rachel Welles shares images and life stories of the senior immigrants residing in Hotel Oakland.
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Photographer Rob Smith explores the flavors of many local Shanghai eateries through his camera lens.
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While coal consumption levels have slowed, it remains the dominant powerhouse for providing energy.
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"Even if we could not resolve [the India-China border dispute] for the time being, we could at least manage it effectively, not allowing it to affect the normal development of our relations."

Wang Yi, China's foreign minister, during a visit to India, quoted by The Hindu and cited by the Associated Press on June 8, 2014.


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