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German President Joachim Gauck visits China...epa05223963 Chinese honour guards adjust their attire before a welcome ceremony for German President Joachim Gauck at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, 21 March 2016. The German President is on a five-day state visit to China.  EPA/HOW HWEE YOUNG

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Honour guards adjust their attire before a welcome ceremony for German President Joachim Gauck at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. The German President is on a five-day state visit to China 

A man hangs towers on fences in an abandoned village near buildings of a residential compound in Guangzhou...A man hangs towers on fences in an abandoned village near buildings of a residential compound in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China, March 18, 2016. REUTERS/David Johnson

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A man hangs towels on fences in an abandoned village near buildings of a residential compound in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China

hina's Premier Li Keqiang waves as he arrives at a news conference following the closing ceremony of National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing...China's Premier Li Keqiang waves as he arrives at a news conference following the closing ceremony of National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, March 16, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-hoon

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China‘s Premier Li Keqiang waves as he arrives at a news conference following the closing ceremony of National People’s Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing 

Buildings under construction are seen during a hazy day in Rizhao...Buildings under construction are seen during a hazy day in Rizhao, Shandong Province, China, March 15, 2016. REUTERS/Stringer ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA.       TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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Buildings under construction are seen during a hazy day in Rizhao, Shandong Province, China 

Security personnel watch as a man takes a photo of a painting inside the Great Hall of the People before the start of the closing session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) in Beijing, Monday, March 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

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Security personnel watch as a man takes a photo of a painting inside the Great Hall of the People before the start of the closing session of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference in Beijing 

A historical building is seen being moved to make way for new constructions in Wuhan...A historical building is seen being moved to make way for new constructions in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, in this picture taken March 9, 2016. REUTERS/Stringer ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA.

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A historical building is seen being moved to make way for new constructions in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China

A hostess looks on at the Tiananmen Sqau...A hostess looks on at the Tiananmen Sqaure during the 2nd plenary session of the National People's Congress in Beijing on March 9, 2016.    China's Communist-controlled parliament opened its annual session on March 5 and is expected to appove a new five-year plan to tackle slowing growth in the world's second-largest economy. / AFP / WANG ZHAOWANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty ImagesA hostess looks on at the Tiananmen Sqau...A hostess looks on at the Tiananmen Sqaure during the 2nd plenary session of the National People's Congress in Beijing on March 9, 2016.    China's Communist-controlled parliament opened its annual session on March 5 and is expected to appove a new five-year plan to tackle slowing growth in the world's second-largest economy. / AFP / WANG ZHAOWANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images

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A hostess looks on at Tiananmen Square during the 2nd plenary session of the National People’s Congress in Beijing  

An official makes a phone call outside a...An official makes a phone call outside a group meeting for Tibetan delegates at the National People's Congress in Beijing's Great Hall of the People on March 7, 2016. China's Communist-controlled parliament opened on March 5 to approve a new five-year plan to tackle slowing growth in the world's second-largest economy.   / AFP / GREG BAKERGREG BAKER/AFP/Getty Images

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An official makes a phone call outside a group meeting for Tibetan delegates at the National People’s Congress in Beijing’s Great Hall of the People in China 

An investor smiles in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai...An investor reacts in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai, China, March 7, 2016. REUTERS/Aly Song

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An investor reacts in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai, China

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A female journalist wears a virtual reality headgear outside the Great Hall of the People where opening session of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) was held in Beijing, on Thursday

A security agent stands in between floors of the Great Hall of the People in Beijing...A security agent stands in between floors of the Great Hall of the People ahead of annual sessions of the National People's Congress (NPC) and Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), in Beijing March 2, 2016.   REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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A security agent stands in between floors of the Great Hall of the People ahead of annual sessions of the National People’s Congress (NPC) and Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), in Beijing 

Daily Life, 1st prize singles, World Press Photo Awards (Kevin Frayer - China's Coal Addiction)Chinese men pull a tricycle in a neighborhood next to a coal-fired power plant in Shanxi, China, November 26, 2015

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Daily Life, 1st prize singles, World Press Photo Awards (Kevin Frayer – China’s Coal Addiction) Chinese men pull a tricycle in a neighborhood next to a coal-fired power plant in Shanxi, China, November 26, 2015. 

An investor checks stock prices at a terminal in a securities company in Beijing

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An investor checks stock prices at a terminal in a securities company in Beijing

Traditional buildings of a tourist spot are seen lit up at night in Liaocheng, Shandong province

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Traditional buildings of a tourist spot are seen lit up at night in Liaocheng, Shandong province

A girl poses for pictures under decorated trees as the Chinese Lunar New Year, which welcomes the Year of the Monkey, is celebrated at Daguanyuan park, in Beijing

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A girl poses for pictures under decorated trees as the Chinese Lunar New Year which welcomes the Year of the Monkey is celebrated at Daguanyuan park in Beijing

Models of First Order's Stormtrooper Battle Buddy from the film "Star Wars - The Force Awakens" are displayed in a shop in Shanghai...Models of First Order's Stormtrooper Battle Buddy from the film "Star Wars - The Force Awakens" are displayed in a shop in Shanghai, China, January 19, 2016. REUTERS/Stringer ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA.

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Models of First Order’s Stormtrooper Battle Buddy from the film “Star Wars, The Force Awakens” are displayed in a shop in Shanghai, China 

A man makes traditional candy "Matang" in preparation for the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year in Yuqing County...A man makes traditional candy "Matang" in preparation for the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year in Yuqing County, Zunyi, Guizhou Province, China, January 18, 2016. REUTERS/China Daily ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA.

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A man makes traditional candy “Matang” in preparation for the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year in Yuqing County, Zunyi, Guizhou Province, China 

People play ice hockey on the frozen Liangmahe River in Beijing

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People play ice hockey on the frozen Liangmahe River in Beijing 

Laborers walk at a large snow sculpture ahead of the Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in the northern city of Harbin, Heilongjiang province, China, January 5, 2016. REUTERS/Aly Song

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Laborers walk at a large snow sculpture ahead of the Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in the northern city of Harbin, Heilongjiang province, Chinaon Monday.

People look around ice sculptures ahead of the Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in the northern city of Harbin, Heilongjiang province, January 4, 2016.

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People look around ice sculptures ahead of the Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in the northern city of Harbin, Heilongjiang province on Monday