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More cities linked to HK as railway network grows

The number of train stations on the Chinese mainland with direct connections to Hong Kong has grown to 58 thanks to a new railway operating plan put into effect on Wednesday, the national railway operator said. China State Railway Group said the plan, designed to optimize…
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Chinese universities broaden international outlook

Strategy is helping institutions achieve better rankings at home and abroad A veteran of such US universities as the University of Chicago and Yale University has become the first foreigner appointed by a Beijing university to a management position since the reform and…
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Central bank unveils plan on digital currency

The central bank is accelerating its efforts to introduce a government-backed digital currency, aiming at securing a cutting-edge position in the global cryptocurrency race, a senior official said on Monday. The People’s Bank of China, the central bank, is organizing…