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11 March 2017

Stories from 11 March 2017

The 12 Faces of a Ugandan Woman

From the chess champion born in one of the country's largest slums to the parliamentary speaker. Celebrate them all.

Some Chinese Pin Their Hopes of Lower Housing Prices on a Property Tax

"People prefer to buy property only if housing surges overtake holding costs. It’s too silly and naïve to count on a property tax to contain rising prices!"

Chinese Scientists Speak Out Against the Great Firewall (Again)

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'...it takes at least 10-20 second to access a page. Sometimes it takes more than half an hour to access some university websites…'

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