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The Financial Express
For many Chinese migrants, the lure of the city is fadingof unsold homes in China rose in the year to April by 4.5 percent to 450 millio
For many Chinese migrants, the lure of the city is fading
The Financial Express / Posted 17 hours ago
of unsold homes in China rose in the year to April by 4.5 percent to 450 million sq metres. The National Development and Reform Commission, the state planning agency, did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Housing built in many... Read more
17h
AllAfrica.com
Justice Institutions Get 2 Percent Budget Allocation Increaseof Gender, Labour and Social Development and Uganda Law Society.Others are: Dir
Justice Institutions Get 2 Percent Budget Allocation Increase
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
of Gender, Labour and Social Development and Uganda Law Society.Others are: Directorate of Public Prosecutions, Uganda Law Reform Commission, Uganda Human Rights Commission, Uganda Registration Services Bureau, Tax Appeals Tribunal, Ministry of... Read more
19h
Channel NewsAsia
For many Chinese migrants, the lure of the city is fadingof unsold homes in China rose in the year to April by 4.5 percent to 450 millio
For many Chinese migrants, the lure of the city is fading
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 hours ago
of unsold homes in China rose in the year to April by 4.5 percent to 450 million sq meters. The National Development and Reform Commission, the state planning agency, did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Housing built in many... Read more
20h
The Economic Times
China to spend $725 billion to expand rural transportationof a pledge to pull everyone in China above the poverty line by 2020, said Zhen
China to spend $725 billion to expand rural transportation
The Economic Times / Posted 20 hours ago
of a pledge to pull everyone in China above the poverty line by 2020, said Zheng Jian with the National Development and Reform Commission. "We think access to more reliable forms of movement is the linchpin to helping people out of poverty.... Read more
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The Financial Express
China to spend $ 725 billion to expand rural transportationof a pledge to pull everyone in China above the poverty line by 2020, said Zhen
China to spend $ 725 billion to expand rural transportation
The Financial Express / Posted 22 hours ago
of a pledge to pull everyone in China above the poverty line by 2020, said Zheng Jian with the National Development and Reform Commission. “We think access to more reliable forms of movement is the linchpin to helping people out of poverty.... Read more
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22h
Business Standard India
China to invest 4 trillion yuan in transportation developmentZheng Jian with the National Development and Reform Commission As part of a ne
China to invest 4 trillion yuan in transportation development
Business Standard India / Posted 22 hours ago
Zheng Jian with the National Development and Reform Commission As part of a new three-year outline worth 4 trillion yuan (about $725 billion) for transportation development, over 300 new... Read more
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New Kerala
China to invest 4 trillion yuan in transportation - newkerala.com #69788over 300 new projects have been laid out, People's daily reported. Zheng Jian
China to invest 4 trillion yuan in transportation - newkerala.com #69788
New Kerala / Posted 23 hours ago
over 300 new projects have been laid out, People's daily reported. Zheng Jian with the National Development and Reform Commission, on Sunday said the massive spending plans are part of a pledge to pull everyone in China above the poverty... Read more
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examiner.com
Philly education is ready for changeminorities and women. Let us not forget, that also in 1954, the Black Teachers
Philly education is ready for change
examiner.com / Posted 2 days ago
minorities and women. Let us not forget, that also in 1954, the Black Teachers Union was also in full effect. The School Reform Commission (SRC) voted on more privatization and refrained from voting on some current charter schools. You can read... Read more
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The Financial Express
China approves $8.34 bln in infrastructure projects -NDRCinvestment value of 54.69 billion yuan ($8.34 billion), according to a statemen
China approves $8.34 bln in infrastructure projects -NDRC
The Financial Express / Posted 3 days ago
investment value of 54.69 billion yuan ($8.34 billion), according to a statement published on the National Development and Reform Commission website. The projects include a 134-kilometre (83-mile) highway in the northeastern province of Jilin and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China regulator to launch drug pricing probe in Junesaid on Friday, extending a tough cost-cutting campaign to reduce the price of
China regulator to launch drug pricing probe in June
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
said on Friday, extending a tough cost-cutting campaign to reduce the price of healthcare. The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) said in a statement it would carry out the probes from June 1 until the end of October, checking the... Read more
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Philly.com
SRC OKs budget; fails againt to vote on chartersThe School Reform Commission Thursday night adopted a $2.8 billion budget for t
SRC OKs budget; fails againt to vote on charters
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
The School Reform Commission Thursday night adopted a $2.8 billion budget for the 2016-17 academic year that includes a modest surplus, but hefty expenditure increases for charter schools and employee pensions. The commission also once again put off... Read more
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Junkee
Is Australia Slowly Getting Its Act Together Against Revenge Porn?or government bodies. The problem is, it’s likely you’ve heard all this before
Is Australia Slowly Getting Its Act Together Against Revenge Porn?
Junkee / Posted 4 days ago
or government bodies. The problem is, it’s likely you’ve heard all this before. This is actually the fifth time that a law reform commission has recommended similar changes since 2008, which means a lot of time, money and expertise seems to have... Read more
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Philly.com
1,000 days and still no contract for city teachersthis time, many of us have seen our classrooms swell to 60 students per class e
1,000 days and still no contract for city teachers
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
this time, many of us have seen our classrooms swell to 60 students per class each September because the School Reform Commission refuses to hire enough teachers. We have witnessed Superintendent William Hite's dismal outsourcing of our... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Looming Trump Whoppers: What If We Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet?way with immigration, not enforcing hard-assed rules mean mayhem. It wouldn't s
Looming Trump Whoppers: What If We Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet?
Op-Ed News / Posted 4 days ago
way with immigration, not enforcing hard-assed rules mean mayhem. It wouldn't surprise me that my personally-chosen, voting reform commission insists on Yankee minimums, like knowing how to spell my whole name. Or the order of the Bill of Rights, or... Read more
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The Hindu
China signs deals with Sudan to build nuclear reactordelegation led by Nur Bekri, head of the National Energy Administration and dep
China signs deals with Sudan to build nuclear reactor
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
delegation led by Nur Bekri, head of the National Energy Administration and deputy director of the National Development and Reform Commission. Sun Qin, chairman of CNNC, said the company will cooperate with Sudan’s Ministry of Water Resources and... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
We should be worried by how the AFP wields its powerabout it - it's a stupid law. Actually, there have been many calls for the rep
We should be worried by how the AFP wields its power
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
about it - it's a stupid law. Actually, there have been many calls for the repeal of section 70, including from the Law Reform Commission, but neither major party has bothered dealing with it. Of course there's no practical problem with leaving... Read more
5d
The Courier
Nurse investigated for becoming beneficiary of dying man's $939,000 willso that the will-maker was coerced into doing something they did not wish to do
Nurse investigated for becoming beneficiary of dying man's $939,000 will
The Courier / Posted 5 days ago
so that the will-maker was coerced into doing something they did not wish to do," she said. Chair of the Victorian Law Reform Commission, the Honourable Philip Cummins AM, said the commission believed elder abuse and undue influence on will... Read more
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The Age
Why did Lionel Cox leave his $939,000 wealth to a nurse?so that the will-maker was coerced into doing something they did not wish to do
Why did Lionel Cox leave his $939,000 wealth to a nurse?
The Age / Posted 5 days ago
so that the will-maker was coerced into doing something they did not wish to do," she said. Chair of the Victorian Law Reform Commission, the Honourable Philip Cummins AM, said the commission believed elder abuse and undue influence on will... Read more
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5d
Times of Malta
Doubts expressed over censure motionthat Parliament may censure them but then it’s up to the minister to dismiss or
Doubts expressed over censure motion
Times of Malta / Posted 5 days ago
that Parliament may censure them but then it’s up to the minister to dismiss or not.” The former chairman of the Justice Reform Commission, lawyer Giovanni Bonello, had called procedures by Parliament against unelected persons “a grey area” given... Read more
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The Border Mail
Nurse investigated for becoming beneficiary of dying man's $939,000 willso that the will-maker was coerced into doing something they did not wish to do
Nurse investigated for becoming beneficiary of dying man's $939,000 will
The Border Mail / Posted 5 days ago
so that the will-maker was coerced into doing something they did not wish to do," she said. Chair of the Victorian Law Reform Commission, the Honourable Philip Cummins AM, said the commission believed elder abuse and undue influence on will... Read more
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The Courier
Nurse investigated for becoming beneficiary of dying man's $939,000 willso that the will-maker was coerced into doing something they did not wish to do
Nurse investigated for becoming beneficiary of dying man's $939,000 will
The Courier / Posted 5 days ago
so that the will-maker was coerced into doing something they did not wish to do," she said. Chair of the Victorian Law Reform Commission, the Honourable Philip Cummins AM, said the commission believed elder abuse and undue influence on will... Read more
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5d
The Financial Express
China to expand artificial intelligence products market to $15 bnand create a market worth more than 100 billion yuan (.26 billion) over the nex
China to expand artificial intelligence products market to $15 bn
The Financial Express / Posted 5 days ago
and create a market worth more than 100 billion yuan (.26 billion) over the next three years, the National Development and Reform Commission said in a statement. (Reuters) China plans to expand its artificial intelligence products market to over... Read more
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dna
China seeks to grow Artificial Intelligence market to US $15 billiona market worth more than 100 billion yuan (US $15.26 billion) over the next thr
China seeks to grow Artificial Intelligence market to US $15 billion
dna / Posted 5 days ago
a market worth more than 100 billion yuan (US $15.26 billion) over the next three years, the National Development and Reform Commission said in a statement. By 2018, China shall build platforms for fundamental AI resources and innovation and... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
US surrogacy gives same sex couple twinslegislation. It also recommended an audit of countries providing surrogacy to
US surrogacy gives same sex couple twins
Daily Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
legislation. It also recommended an audit of countries providing surrogacy to Australians and for the Australian Law Reform Commission to consider the need for a Government-administered surrogacy register, access to which may be granted... Read more
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Daily News
Govt. needs 146,000 blocks of land for resettlingMaithripala Sirisena has ordered to take over the uncultivated lands belonging
Govt. needs 146,000 blocks of land for resettling
Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
Maithripala Sirisena has ordered to take over the uncultivated lands belonging to plantation companies under the Land Reform Commission (LRC) also for this purpose. He said a Special Gazette Notification would be issued to take over such... Read more
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CTV News
Canadian Supreme Court judge awarded honorary degree from Yalecourt in the country in 2004, Abella served as Chair of the Ontario Labour Rela
Canadian Supreme Court judge awarded honorary degree from Yale
CTV News / Posted 6 days ago
court in the country in 2004, Abella served as Chair of the Ontario Labour Relations board, Chair of the Ontario Law Reform Commission, and commissioner on the Ontario Human Rights Commission. In addition to the honorary degree from Yale,... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Still no apology for gay convictionsstarted the legislative process for allowing the scrapping of convictions in Ja
Still no apology for gay convictions
Brisbane Times / Posted 7 days ago
started the legislative process for allowing the scrapping of convictions in January, directing the Queensland Law Reform Commission to prepare a report into how it could be done by August 31. On Tuesday, Attorney-General Yvette D'Ath... Read more
7d
Philly.com
At trial, prosecutors target Fattah's education charitiesfor Philadelphia high school students, was organized as a partnership among the
At trial, prosecutors target Fattah's education charities
Philly.com / Posted 7 days ago
for Philadelphia high school students, was organized as a partnership among the city, the school district and the School Reform Commission. Fattah sponsored $3.2 million in federal earmarks between 2009 and 2010 to support the group. The... Read more
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Philly.com
Exercising its powerthat's what happened last week during the process of renewing a handful of char
Exercising its power
Philly.com / Posted 7 days ago
that's what happened last week during the process of renewing a handful of charter schools, during a meeting of the School Reform Commission. The district's Charter Schools Office recommended nonrenewals for four schools; Vare and Audenreid, run by... Read more
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Daily News
Victims to get alternate landColombo, would be given priority to provide alternate lands. As there are many
Victims to get alternate land
Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
Colombo, would be given priority to provide alternate lands. As there are many lands belonging to the Land Ministry, Land Reform Commission and Land Commissioner Generals Department which have not been utilized for any purposes, these lands too... Read more
10d
Philly.com
Fattah loyalists' alleged role in $1M loan scheme probed at triala separate scholarship fund for Philadelphia high school students that Fattah f
Fattah loyalists' alleged role in $1M loan scheme probed at trial
Philly.com / Posted 10 days ago
a separate scholarship fund for Philadelphia high school students that Fattah founded in association with the School Reform Commission and the city. Both sums were moved to Brand's firm in 2008 under contracts that were not signed until... Read more
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10d
give me sport
Lance Armstrong should be given his shot at redemptiona chance at rehabilitation, right? What could be more cathartic than that? The
Lance Armstrong should be given his shot at redemption
give me sport / Posted 10 days ago
a chance at rehabilitation, right? What could be more cathartic than that? The man has spoken with the Cycling Independent Reform Commission twice, and claims to have answered every question put to him. He is a man with nothing left to hide -... Read more
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The Mercury News
Milpitas Talks for the week of May 20and stop the Newby island expansion. They are over 80 years old, and due for re
Milpitas Talks for the week of May 20
The Mercury News / Posted 10 days ago
and stop the Newby island expansion. They are over 80 years old, and due for retirement many years ago. Campaign Finance Reform Commission Althea Polanski: The City Council punted on campaign finance reform tonight (May 17), said there were too... Read more
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The Courier
Elisabeth Membrey's family calls for criminal justice reformexperience for victims and their families. In October 2014, then attorney-gene
Elisabeth Membrey's family calls for criminal justice reform
The Courier / Posted 10 days ago
experience for victims and their families. In October 2014, then attorney-general Robert Clark asked the Victorian Law Reform Commission to investigate whether victims should be given a role before, during and after a criminal trial and whether... Read more
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The Border Mail
Elisabeth Membrey's family calls for criminal justice reformexperience for victims and their families. In October 2014, then attorney-gene
Elisabeth Membrey's family calls for criminal justice reform
The Border Mail / Posted 10 days ago
experience for victims and their families. In October 2014, then attorney-general Robert Clark asked the Victorian Law Reform Commission to investigate whether victims should be given a role before, during and after a criminal trial and whether... Read more
10d
Brisbane Times
Qld slowly working to give LGBTIQ community equal rightsbeen convened to examine the issue and any potential ramifications, with an ann
Qld slowly working to give LGBTIQ community equal rights
Brisbane Times / Posted 10 days ago
been convened to examine the issue and any potential ramifications, with an announcement due "soon". The Queensland Law Reform Commission has been asked to look into the best way for the state to expunge the historical criminal convictions for... Read more
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Rappler
#AskTheTaxWhiz: Advice for Duterte’s first 100 daysforward to a simple, fair and equitable tax system under the Duterte administra
#AskTheTaxWhiz: Advice for Duterte’s first 100 days
Rappler / Posted 10 days ago
forward to a simple, fair and equitable tax system under the Duterte administration! If he decides to form the Tax Reform Commission as you have also suggested, you should definitely be part of it. Dear Baste, The first 100 days of... Read more
11d
Philly.com
SRC gives struggling charter schools a reprieveeach due to various academic and governance shortcomings, instead received temp
SRC gives struggling charter schools a reprieve
Philly.com / Posted 11 days ago
each due to various academic and governance shortcomings, instead received temporary lifelines at Thursday night's School Reform Commission meeting. ASPIRA Inc., the North Philadelphia nonprofit dedicated to educating Latino children, was given... Read more
11d
New York Post
Democrats’ demons: reason to fear convention chaosthe nomination not by competing in the primaries but by caucus delegates. The d
Democrats’ demons: reason to fear convention chaos
New York Post / Posted 11 days ago
the nomination not by competing in the primaries but by caucus delegates. The debacle in Chicago led to the creation of a “reform” commission, which upended party rules and set the party on its leftward course. The commission was headed by a... Read more
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Philly.com
Schools suffer amid political standoffgovernment employees shouldn't have to make co-pays as well. In the same vein,
Schools suffer amid political standoff
Philly.com / Posted 11 days ago
government employees shouldn't have to make co-pays as well. In the same vein, if negotiations do resume, the city's School Reform Commission must acknowledge that there is a point at which cutting pay and benefits stunts Philadelphia's ability to... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Discrimination review meant to address Wicked Camper slogans never happenedslogans, was never started. Attorney-General Yvette D'Ath told Fairfax Media i
Discrimination review meant to address Wicked Camper slogans never happened
Brisbane Times / Posted 11 days ago
slogans, was never started. Attorney-General Yvette D'Ath told Fairfax Media in July last year the Queensland Law Reform Commission, "as part of its ongoing jurisdiction", "will start a review of the Queensland Anti-Discrimination Act... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Call for judges to live where they workCourt case in 2014 took 328 days to be finalised where a defendant was on bail
Call for judges to live where they work
Daily Examiner / Posted 12 days ago
Court case in 2014 took 328 days to be finalised where a defendant was on bail - up from 288 the previous year. A NSW Law Reform Commission report found Lismore's average wait had reached 401 days, almost double the 206-day delay a year earlier in... Read more
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Northern Star
Call for judges to live where they workCourt case in 2014 took 328 days to be finalised where a defendant was on bail
Call for judges to live where they work
Northern Star / Posted 12 days ago
Court case in 2014 took 328 days to be finalised where a defendant was on bail - up from 288 the previous year. A NSW Law Reform Commission report found Lismore's average wait had reached 401 days, almost double the 206-day delay a year earlier in... Read more
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iol.co.za
Kazakh activists arrested ahead of protestsAlmaty - Kazakhstan detained several vocal opponents of land reform who planned
Kazakh activists arrested ahead of protests
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
Almaty - Kazakhstan detained several vocal opponents of land reform who planned to take part in Saturday protests, activists said on Wednesday, in an apparent attempt to preemptively derail the rallies. Challenging the authority of President... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fight for National Oil Company Jobs Goes to IGGboss Edgar Agaba; former UNRA acting executive director James Okiror and Philli
Fight for National Oil Company Jobs Goes to IGG
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
boss Edgar Agaba; former UNRA acting executive director James Okiror and Phillip Odoki, recently working with Uganda Law Reform Commission. Others are Dozith Abeinomugisha, assistant commissioner in the Petroleum Directorate; Uganda Revenue... Read more
12d
Channel NewsAsia
Kazakhstan arrests activists ahead of land protestsALMATY: Kazakhstan detained several vocal opponents of land reform who planned
Kazakhstan arrests activists ahead of land protests
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
ALMATY: Kazakhstan detained several vocal opponents of land reform who planned to take part in Saturday protests, activists said on Wednesday, in an apparent attempt to preemptively derail the rallies. Challenging the authority of President... Read more
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The Star
Kazakhstan arrests activists ahead of land protestsALMATY (Reuters) - Kazakhstan detained several vocal opponents of land reform w
Kazakhstan arrests activists ahead of land protests
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
ALMATY (Reuters) - Kazakhstan detained several vocal opponents of land reform who planned to take part in Saturday protests, activists said on Wednesday, in an apparent attempt to preemptively derail the rallies. Challenging the authority of... Read more
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BBC News
Rare view of Vatican justice in secrets trialformer assistant Nicola Maio, and public relations consultant Francesca Chaouqu
Rare view of Vatican justice in secrets trial
BBC News / Posted 13 days ago
former assistant Nicola Maio, and public relations consultant Francesca Chaouqui - of leaking classified documents from a reform commission set up by Pope Francis. The Vatican also accuses two Italian journalists - Gianluigi Nuzzi and Emiliano... Read more
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Philly.com
Philly schools want to start talks to find new revenues by 2019have time provided by modest fund balances to find recurring sources of revenue
Philly schools want to start talks to find new revenues by 2019
Philly.com / Posted 13 days ago
have time provided by modest fund balances to find recurring sources of revenue." Throughout the daylong hearing, School Reform Commission Chair Marjorie Neff, Hite and his top administrators fielded questions from council on topics ranging from... Read more
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Auto Spies
Lotus To Challenge Macan and Q5 With Performance SUVbe located in Guangzhou, a location chosen because of the local government assi
Lotus To Challenge Macan and Q5 With Performance SUV
Auto Spies / Posted 13 days ago
be located in Guangzhou, a location chosen because of the local government assistance and strong support facilities for the automotive industry, according to Bernama, quoting the Guangzhou Development and Reform Commission Deputy Director, Wang Ke... Read more
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