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Shenzhen airport selected as one of World's Most Beautiful Airports

Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport was selected as one of the World's 10 Most Beautiful Airports and a stewardess from Shenzhen became the world's most beautiful stewardess, according to rankings released in Hong Kong on May 15.

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The rise and fall of Peppa Pig in China

 Chinese people have been swooning over Peppa Pig, a British cartoon character with a face shaped like a hair dryer, especially since she was jokingly cast as a "shehuiren" - slang for lowlifes and gangsters. Unfortunately these counterculture memes finally led to its downfall.

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Belt and Road: China’s Soft Power Solution?

China’s massive Belt and Road Initiative has the potential to be the largest global infrastructure project the world has ever seen, and looks set to have a defining impact on the 21st century. President Xi Jinping’s vision of a new stage of globalisation founded on economic integration across Eurasia harks back to the Silk Road of centuries past. But the scale is grander, and if successful could bring about a new phase of global cultural exchange to rival that of its ancient forebear.

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