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Bullet trains are seen at a high-speed train maintenance station before the Spring Festival travel rush kicks off ahead of Chinese Lunar New Year, in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, January 2019.      REUTERS/Stringer

Bullet trains are seen at a high-speed train maintenance station before the Spring Festival travel rush kicks off ahead of Chinese Lunar New Year, in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, January 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

Bullet trains are seen at a high-speed train maintenance station before the Spring Festival travel rush kicks off ahead of Chinese Lunar New Year, in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, January 2019. REUTERS/Stringer
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Cars are seen following snowfall at a car park in Yantai, Shandong province, December 2018.   REUTERS/Stringer

Cars are seen following snowfall at a car park in Yantai, Shandong province, December 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

Cars are seen following snowfall at a car park in Yantai, Shandong province, December 2018. REUTERS/Stringer
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Nissan cars are seen at a storage area in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, December 2018.   REUTERS/Stringer

Nissan cars are seen at a storage area in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, December 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

Nissan cars are seen at a storage area in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, December 2018. REUTERS/Stringer
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A worker collects fishing nets at an aquaculture company in Xuzhou, Jiangsu province, August 2018.     
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A worker collects fishing nets at an aquaculture company in Xuzhou, Jiangsu province, August 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

A worker collects fishing nets at an aquaculture company in Xuzhou, Jiangsu province, August 2018. REUTERS/Stringer
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Bicycles of various bike-sharing services are seen at a vacant lot in Wuhan, Hubei province, August 2018. 
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Bicycles of various bike-sharing services are seen at a vacant lot in Wuhan, Hubei province, August 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

Bicycles of various bike-sharing services are seen at a vacant lot in Wuhan, Hubei province, August 2018. REUTERS/Stringer
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A view shows newly harvested red chilis spread out to dry in the sun in Bayingolin Mongol Autonomous Prefecture, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, October 2016.    


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A view shows newly harvested red chilis spread out to dry in the sun in Bayingolin Mongol Autonomous Prefecture, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, October 2016. China Daily/via REUTERS

A view shows newly harvested red chilis spread out to dry in the sun in Bayingolin Mongol Autonomous Prefecture, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, October 2016. China Daily/via REUTERS
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Cherry blossoms along a road in Gui'an new district, Guizhou province, March 2017.    


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Cherry blossoms along a road in Gui'an new district, Guizhou province, March 2017. China Daily/via REUTERS

Cherry blossoms along a road in Gui'an new district, Guizhou province, March 2017. China Daily/via REUTERS
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An aerial view shows people traveling along a road inside the Danxia National Geological Park, in Zhangye, Gansu province, July 2015. The national geological park is known for its colorful and special rock formations.  
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An aerial view shows people traveling along a road inside the Danxia National Geological Park, in Zhangye, Gansu province, July 2015. The national geological park is known for its colorful and special rock formations. REUTERS/Sheng Li

An aerial view shows people traveling along a road inside the Danxia National Geological Park, in Zhangye, Gansu province, July 2015. The national geological park is known for its colorful and special rock formations. REUTERS/Sheng Li
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A bird's eye view shows people assembling a giant 'carpet' with candies on a pedestrian street next to a panda sculpture hanging on the exterior wall of a department store, in Chengdu, Sichuan province, January 2015.    REUTERS/Stringer

A bird's eye view shows people assembling a giant 'carpet' with candies on a pedestrian street next to a panda sculpture hanging on the exterior wall of a department store, in Chengdu, Sichuan province, January 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

A bird's eye view shows people assembling a giant 'carpet' with candies on a pedestrian street next to a panda sculpture hanging on the exterior wall of a department store, in Chengdu, Sichuan province, January 2015. REUTERS/Stringer
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An aerial view shows rice plants in the shape of the map of China in a paddy field in Zhonghong village, on the outskirts of Shanghai, October 2015.      
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An aerial view shows rice plants in the shape of the map of China in a paddy field in Zhonghong village, on the outskirts of Shanghai, October 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

An aerial view shows rice plants in the shape of the map of China in a paddy field in Zhonghong village, on the outskirts of Shanghai, October 2015. REUTERS/Stringer
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An outdoor feast in Yangji village of Guangzhou city, Guangdong Province, October 2016.    REUTERS/Stringer

An outdoor feast in Yangji village of Guangzhou city, Guangdong Province, October 2016. REUTERS/Stringer

An outdoor feast in Yangji village of Guangzhou city, Guangdong Province, October 2016. REUTERS/Stringer
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Quilts for Alibaba Group's employees as they prepare for the upcoming 11.11 global shopping festival, also called Singles' Day shopping festival, in a yard of Xixi campus of Alibaba Group in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, November 2016.     

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Quilts for Alibaba Group's employees as they prepare for the upcoming 11.11 global shopping festival, also called Singles' Day shopping festival, in a yard of Xixi campus of Alibaba Group in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, November 2016. ...more

Quilts for Alibaba Group's employees as they prepare for the upcoming 11.11 global shopping festival, also called Singles' Day shopping festival, in a yard of Xixi campus of Alibaba Group in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, November 2016. REUTERS/Stringer
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A salt lake separated by a road shows parts of it in different colors due to algae, in Yuncheng, Shanxi Province, September 2016.      

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A salt lake separated by a road shows parts of it in different colors due to algae, in Yuncheng, Shanxi Province, September 2016. REUTERS/Wei Liang

A salt lake separated by a road shows parts of it in different colors due to algae, in Yuncheng, Shanxi Province, September 2016. REUTERS/Wei Liang
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People fish along the bank of the Yellow River as the Sammenxia Dam discharges flood waters downstream, in Pinglu, Shanxi province, July 2015.    

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People fish along the bank of the Yellow River as the Sammenxia Dam discharges flood waters downstream, in Pinglu, Shanxi province, July 2015. REUTERS/China Daily

People fish along the bank of the Yellow River as the Sammenxia Dam discharges flood waters downstream, in Pinglu, Shanxi province, July 2015. REUTERS/China Daily
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An aerial view shows new Audi cars in an open-air parking lot in Changchun, Jilin province, October 2015.        REUTERS/Stringer

An aerial view shows new Audi cars in an open-air parking lot in Changchun, Jilin province, October 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

An aerial view shows new Audi cars in an open-air parking lot in Changchun, Jilin province, October 2015. REUTERS/Stringer
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An aerial view shows that people burn joss paper money as they pray at a public cemetery during Qingming Festival, or Tomb Sweeping Festival, in Fuzhou, Jiangxi Province, April 2016.   REUTERS/Stringer

An aerial view shows that people burn joss paper money as they pray at a public cemetery during Qingming Festival, or Tomb Sweeping Festival, in Fuzhou, Jiangxi Province, April 2016. REUTERS/Stringer

An aerial view shows that people burn joss paper money as they pray at a public cemetery during Qingming Festival, or Tomb Sweeping Festival, in Fuzhou, Jiangxi Province, April 2016. REUTERS/Stringer
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An aerial view shows boats being anchored in a bay as Typhoon Chan-Hom approaches Taizhou, Zhejiang province, July 2015.    

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An aerial view shows boats being anchored in a bay as Typhoon Chan-Hom approaches Taizhou, Zhejiang province, July 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

An aerial view shows boats being anchored in a bay as Typhoon Chan-Hom approaches Taizhou, Zhejiang province, July 2015. REUTERS/Stringer
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Scrapped taxis are seen in a parking lot in Taiyuan as the city is adapting to electric taxis, Taiyuan, Shanxi Province, March 2016.    REUTERS/Jon Woo

Scrapped taxis are seen in a parking lot in Taiyuan as the city is adapting to electric taxis, Taiyuan, Shanxi Province, March 2016. REUTERS/Jon Woo

Scrapped taxis are seen in a parking lot in Taiyuan as the city is adapting to electric taxis, Taiyuan, Shanxi Province, March 2016. REUTERS/Jon Woo
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Boats set out from a port as the seasonal fishing ban ends in Ningbo, Zhejiang province, September 2015.     
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Boats set out from a port as the seasonal fishing ban ends in Ningbo, Zhejiang province, September 2015. REUTERS/China Daily

Boats set out from a port as the seasonal fishing ban ends in Ningbo, Zhejiang province, September 2015. REUTERS/China Daily
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A man uses electric rods to catch fish at a river junction point in Xi'an, Shaanxi province, May 2013.      REUTERS/Stringer

A man uses electric rods to catch fish at a river junction point in Xi'an, Shaanxi province, May 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

A man uses electric rods to catch fish at a river junction point in Xi'an, Shaanxi province, May 2013. REUTERS/Stringer
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Vehicles drive on the Guomao Bridge during the evening rush hour in Beijing, September 2014.      REUTERS/Jason Lee

Vehicles drive on the Guomao Bridge during the evening rush hour in Beijing, September 2014. REUTERS/Jason Lee

Vehicles drive on the Guomao Bridge during the evening rush hour in Beijing, September 2014. REUTERS/Jason Lee
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Students from a martial art school attends a training session as they perform Shaolin Kung Fu and other practices in Dengfeng, Henan Province, April 2016.     REUTERS/Stringer

Students from a martial art school attends a training session as they perform Shaolin Kung Fu and other practices in Dengfeng, Henan Province, April 2016. REUTERS/Stringer

Students from a martial art school attends a training session as they perform Shaolin Kung Fu and other practices in Dengfeng, Henan Province, April 2016. REUTERS/Stringer
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An aerial picture shows new Chevrolet cars at a General Motors' parking lot in Shenyang, Liaoning province, June 2015.     REUTERS/Stringer

An aerial picture shows new Chevrolet cars at a General Motors' parking lot in Shenyang, Liaoning province, June 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

An aerial picture shows new Chevrolet cars at a General Motors' parking lot in Shenyang, Liaoning province, June 2015. REUTERS/Stringer
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Flower fields at seen from an aerial view in Yangzhou, Jiangsu Province, April 2016.    REUTERS/Stringer

Flower fields at seen from an aerial view in Yangzhou, Jiangsu Province, April 2016. REUTERS/Stringer

Flower fields at seen from an aerial view in Yangzhou, Jiangsu Province, April 2016. REUTERS/Stringer
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Workers pick tea leaves at a tea plantation in Dongyang, Zhejiang province, March 2015.    REUTERS/China Daily

Workers pick tea leaves at a tea plantation in Dongyang, Zhejiang province, March 2015. REUTERS/China Daily

Workers pick tea leaves at a tea plantation in Dongyang, Zhejiang province, March 2015. REUTERS/China Daily
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Delivery men attend a training session in Shanghai, March 2016.    REUTERS/Stringer

Delivery men attend a training session in Shanghai, March 2016. REUTERS/Stringer

Delivery men attend a training session in Shanghai, March 2016. REUTERS/Stringer
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An aerial view of around 10,000 public bicycles seen under plastic rain cover before being put into use in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, March 2016.    REUTERS/David Johnson

An aerial view of around 10,000 public bicycles seen under plastic rain cover before being put into use in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, March 2016. REUTERS/David Johnson

An aerial view of around 10,000 public bicycles seen under plastic rain cover before being put into use in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, March 2016. REUTERS/David Johnson
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Skyscrapers Shanghai World Financial Center (R) and Jin Mao Tower are seen during heavy rain at the financial district of Pudong in Shanghai, May 2015.    REUTERS/Aly Song

Skyscrapers Shanghai World Financial Center (R) and Jin Mao Tower are seen during heavy rain at the financial district of Pudong in Shanghai, May 2015. REUTERS/Aly Song

Skyscrapers Shanghai World Financial Center (R) and Jin Mao Tower are seen during heavy rain at the financial district of Pudong in Shanghai, May 2015. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Vehicles are seen stuck in a traffic jam near a toll station as people return home at the end of a week-long national day holiday, in Beijing, October 2015.     REUTERS/China Daily

Vehicles are seen stuck in a traffic jam near a toll station as people return home at the end of a week-long national day holiday, in Beijing, October 2015. REUTERS/China Daily

Vehicles are seen stuck in a traffic jam near a toll station as people return home at the end of a week-long national day holiday, in Beijing, October 2015. REUTERS/China Daily
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A group of 1000 customers receive a facial massage at a sports center in Jinan, Shandong province, May 2015.     
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A group of 1000 customers receive a facial massage at a sports center in Jinan, Shandong province, May 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

A group of 1000 customers receive a facial massage at a sports center in Jinan, Shandong province, May 2015. REUTERS/Stringer
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An aerial view of a public cemetery ahead of the Qingming Festival, or Tomb Sweeping Day in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, March 2015.   REUTERS/Stringer

An aerial view of a public cemetery ahead of the Qingming Festival, or Tomb Sweeping Day in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, March 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

An aerial view of a public cemetery ahead of the Qingming Festival, or Tomb Sweeping Day in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, March 2015. REUTERS/Stringer
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Scrapped motorbikes are seen piled up at a scrapyard in Binzhou, Hunan province, China, June 2015.  
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Scrapped motorbikes are seen piled up at a scrapyard in Binzhou, Hunan province, China, June 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

Scrapped motorbikes are seen piled up at a scrapyard in Binzhou, Hunan province, China, June 2015. REUTERS/Stringer
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A woman walks in a yard where tea leaves are dried at a tea company in Dening, Fujian Province, April 2016.   
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A woman walks in a yard where tea leaves are dried at a tea company in Dening, Fujian Province, April 2016. REUTERS/Stringer

A woman walks in a yard where tea leaves are dried at a tea company in Dening, Fujian Province, April 2016. REUTERS/Stringer
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An aerial view shows a man jogging along a road inside the Danxia National Geological Park, in Zhangye, Gansu province, July 2015.      REUTERS/Sheng Li

An aerial view shows a man jogging along a road inside the Danxia National Geological Park, in Zhangye, Gansu province, July 2015. REUTERS/Sheng Li

An aerial view shows a man jogging along a road inside the Danxia National Geological Park, in Zhangye, Gansu province, July 2015. REUTERS/Sheng Li
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Tourists visit a tulip field in Zhumadian, Henan province, March 2016.   

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Tourists visit a tulip field in Zhumadian, Henan province, March 2016. REUTERS/Stringer

Tourists visit a tulip field in Zhumadian, Henan province, March 2016. REUTERS/Stringer
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