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People pick tea leaves at a tea plantation in Changsha, Hunan province, China
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Insured crabs, tea help China’s farmers avoid weather losses

HONG KONG (Thomson Reuters Foundation) –  Ma Rongda, a tea grower for nearly 30 years, knows how badly his business can be affected by extreme weather. But when heavy snow and cold hit his tea garden earlier this year, Ma was not as worried as he used to be.

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Suzhou

Suzhou (苏州) is a major economic center and focal point of trade and commerce, and the second largest city in the province after its capital Nanjing.

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Venice of the East
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Chinese Water Townships: Which One is the Real “Venice of the East”?

Venice of the East: Many Chinese cities are competing for the title of “Venice of the East”.

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Robot Restaurant in China
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The Largest Second Generation Robot Restaurant in China

Recently in Kunshan City, a satellite city in greater Suzhou region, Jiangsu Province, a local impresario opened the largest Chinese restaurant where robots  provide meals to customers.

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Chinese kid gets stuck in washing machine, images
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Chinese kid gets stuck in washing machine, images

A kid in the city of Suzhou, got stuck in a washing machine while playing before being rescued by firefighters.

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Firefighters fighting flames
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Firefighters fighting flames in Gansu, images

1 July 2014, 20:10. Jiuquan, Suzhou. More than 60 firefighters were deployed to fight a fire occurred in a plastic factory.

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crazy buildings
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21 crazy buildings in China

Chinese website 163.com, compiled a gallery of the 21 craziest buildings built in recent decades in China.

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