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Part of the vast skyline of Beijing, China, seen on June 12, 2012. Beijing is the capital of the People’s Republic of China and one of the most populous cities in the world, with a population estimated at over 19 million people as of 2010.(Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

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Thousands of protesters hold banners as they march along a street, to protest and urge the Chinese authorities to carry out a proper investigation into the death of dissident Li Wangyang, in Hong Kong, on June 10, 2012. Li, a labor activist and Chinese dissident jailed after the 1989 crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Beijing, was found dead in a hospital ward in central China amidst suspicious circumstances, his family and rights groups said.(Reuters/Tyrone Siu)

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Workers try to clean up the blue algae from the Chaohu lake in Hefei, east China’s Anhui province, on June 13, 2012. China’s environmental authority has warned of the imminent danger of a blue algae outbreak in Chaohu Lake, the country’s fifth largest freshwater lake, which is frequently hit by blue algae outbreaks between June and September.(STR/AFP/Getty Images)

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Ethnic minority students study in class as they sit in front of a blackboard at a preschool in Aksu, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, on June 7, 2012. An emblem of the Chinese Communist Party and part of a slogan which reads: “Great earth is the flowers’ cradle, great motherland is our cradle” are visible on the blackboard.(Reuters/Stringer)

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An Air China flight attendant stands near model planes at the International Air Transport Association (IATA) 68th Annual General Meeting and World Air Transport Summit in Beijing, on June 12, 2012.(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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Xiao Cao, a 57-year-old gay man, prepares for his dance performance as a cultural revolution red guard at a park in Shanghai, on March 13, 2012. China’s gay community has long been on the edges of society but it is gradually becoming more accepted. Cao, who is an unemployed drag queen, is one whose life lifts the curtain on a less romanticized view of Chinese homosexuals. Living in an eight-square-meter apartment behind a public toilet and with a monthly income of 500 yuan ($79) from social insurance, he passes his days dancing in public and spending time with friends at gay clubs.(Reuters/Aly Song)

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Freshly-baked Oreo cookies pass along a conveyor belt at a Kraft Foods factory in Suzhou, Jiangsu province, on May 30, 2012. Investment may be powering the Chinese economy but experiments like Oreo’s gum cookie, a cookie with a glob of gum sandwiched neatly between a pair of Oreo’s iconic dark chocolate biscuits instead of the creamy white “stuff”, which for better or worse never made it to store shelves, are a reminder that consumption is rising sharply.(Reuters/Aly Song)

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