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A child climbs onto a giant mockup laptop keyboard during a promotion event at a shopping centre in Beijing

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A child climbs onto a giant mockup laptop keyboard during a promotion event at a shopping centre in Beijing, China

Painted horse sculptures are seen in the stables at the Tianjin Goldin Metropolitan Polo Club in Tianjin, China

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Painted horse sculptures are seen in the stables at the Tianjin Goldin Metropolitan Polo Club in Tianjin, China.

People ride along a flooded street during a heavy rainfall in Beijing

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People ride along a flooded street during a heavy rainfall in Beijing, China

epa05425606 Workers install a commercial advertisement on the side of a building in Beijing, China, 15 July 2016. China's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth was at 6.7 percent in the second quarter of 2016, according to figures from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). The growth is the lowest rate recorded since 2009.  EPA/ROLEX DELA PENA

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Workers install a commercial advertisement on the side of a building in Beijing 

This picture taken on July 12, 2016 shows a street vendor pulling his cart packed with stuffed animals along a street in Shanghai. China's growth slipped to a new seven-year low of 6.6 percent in the second quarter, according to a survey of economists by AFP, despite government efforts to spur activity in the world's second-largest economy. / AFP PHOTO / JOHANNES EISELE / TO GO WITH China-economy-growth-GDP,POLL by Bill SavadoveJOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images

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A street vendor is seen pulling his cart packed with stuffed animals along a street in Shanghai. China’s growth slipped to a new seven-year low of 6.6 percent in the second quarter, according to a survey of economists by AFP, despite government efforts to spur activity in the world’s second-largest economy 

A bride and groom pose for photos with a horse at the Mirim riding school on the outskirts of Pyongyang on July 12, 2016

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A bride and groom pose for photos with a horse at the Mirim riding school on the outskirts of Pyongyang, North Korea

Pedestrians pass a military propaganda poster on a street in Shanghai on July 12, 2016.  Beijing braced on July 12 for an international tribunal's ruling on the South China Sea, where it has expansive territorial claims, with all eyes watching for the Asian giant's reaction on the ground or in the water. Beijing claims sovereignty over almost the whole of the South China Sea, on the basis of a segmented line that first appeared on Chinese maps in the 1940s, pitting it against several neighbours.

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Pedestrians pass a military propaganda poster on a street in Shanghai 

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People use excavators as they make their way to work in Wuhan, Hubei province,
China on Friday.

This picture taken on July 6, 2016 shows a woman emptying the water from her boots at a flooded area in Wuhan, central China's Hubei province

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A woman empties water from her boots at a flooded area in Wuhan, central China’s Hubei province

Tourists walk through a lantern installation in Zhangjiakou

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Tourists walk through a lantern installation in Zhangjiakou, Hebei Province, China

Honour guards prepare for the ceremony as Chinese Premier Li Keqiang welcomes Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China July 4, 2016.   REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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Honour guards prepare for the ceremony as Chinese Premier Li Keqiang welcomes Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China 

epaselect epa05400625 A Chinese military band member is seen playing his trumpet below the Communist Star before a celebration ceremony of the 95th anniversary of Founding the Communist Party of China at the Great Hall of the People (GHOP) in Beijing, China, 01 July 2016. China marks on 01 July the 95th anniversary of the formation of its ruling communist party with a grand ceremony at the GHOP.  EPA/HOW HWEE YOUNG

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A Chinese military band member is seen playing his trumpet below the Communist Star before a celebration ceremony of the 95th anniversary of Founding the Communist Party of China at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China 

This picture taken on June 29, 2016 shows workers cleaning algae on a beach in Qingdao, east China's Shandong province

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This picture taken on June 29, 2016 shows workers cleaning algae on a beach in Qingdao, east China’s Shandong province

A woman sits with her belongings in front of the rubble of her destroyed houses after a tornado in Funing, in Yancheng, in China's Jiangsu province on June 24, 2016.   Extreme weather, including hailstorms, heavy rain and a tornado, killed 78 and injured dozens in China's eastern Jiangsu province, the official Xinhua news agency reported on June 23.

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A woman sits with her belongings in front of the rubble of her destroyed houses after a tornado in Funing, in Yancheng, in China’s Jiangsu province today

A man does excerices in front of the financial district of Lujiazui in Shanghai

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A man does excerices in front of the financial district of Lujiazui in Shanghai

Rescuers grab a rope to prevent a raft carrying residents from being flushed away as residents are evacuated from a flooded area in Jiujiang, Jiangxi Province, China, June 19, 2016

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Rescuers grab a rope to prevent a raft carrying residents from being flushed away as residents are evacuated from a flooded area in Jiujiang, Jiangxi Province, China. 

A police officer directs traffic in the rain as a dignitary's motorcade passes through an intersection in central Beijing, China, Friday, June 17, 2016. Although Beijing is in a semi-dry climate, it receives much of its annual precipitation during the summer months. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

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A police officer directs traffic in the rain as a dignitary’s motorcade passes through an intersection in central Beijing, China 

People participate during a training session on a river ahead of a local dragon boat competition in Liuzhou, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China, June 14, 2016. REUTERS/Stringer ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY. CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA.

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People participate during a training session on a river ahead of a local dragon boat competition in Liuzhou, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China 

Paramilitary policemen take part in a training session in Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China, June 12, 2016. China Daily/via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY. CHINA OUT.

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Paramilitary policemen take part in a training session in Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China

An elderly man uses a fan to shade himself from the sun as he walks in a public park in Beijing, Tuesday, June 7, 2016. Thursday marks the Duanwu Festival, a public holiday in China celebrated with outdoor activities including dragon boat races. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

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An elderly man uses a fan to shade himself from the sun as he walks in a public park in Beijing