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A picture made available on 20 January 2017 shows Chinese soldiers queue to properly arrange their parachute bags as they prepare for parachuting training in Hubei province, China, 11 December 2016. Several thousand new Chinese soldiers participated in a three month-long paratrooper training course to be paratroopers in the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA).  EPA/STRINGER CHINA OUT

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Chinese soldiers queue to properly arrange their parachute bags as they prepare for parachuting training in Hubei province, China. Photo EPA 

Staff members hold 23 panda cubs born in 2016 at the Chengdu Panda Breeding Base for a group photo to ring in the coming Chinese Lunar New Year in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan province, Friday Jan. 20, 2017. (Chinatopix Via AP)

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Staff members hold panda cubs at the Chengdu Panda Breeding Base for a group photo to ring in the coming Chinese Lunar New Year in Chengdu. Photo Chinatopix/AP 

Argentine striker Carlos Tevez, center, is escorted through a crowd of his fans and media upon arriving at the Pudong International Airport in Shanghai on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. Shanghai Shenhua has recruited Tevez and has reportedly made the Argentine the highest-paid soccer player in the world. (Chinatopix Via AP)

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Argentinian striker Carlos Tevez, centre, is escorted through a crowd of his fans and media on arrival at Pudong International Airport in Shanghai. Shanghai Shenhua has recruited Tevez and has reportedly made him the highest-paid football player in the world. Photo Chinatopix/AP

A vendor helps put on a wig on a customer at a wig shop near the central train station in Shanghai

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A vendor helps put on a wig on a customer at a wig shop near the central train station in Shanghai, China. Photo Aly Song/Reuters

A worker handles an inflatable chicken, bearing a likeness to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and produced ahead of the Lunar New Year of the Rooster, at a Caile Inflatables Products Co. factory in Jiaxing, China, on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017. China's state media rebuffed a suggestion by Trump's nominee for secretary of state that Beijing must be denied access to reclaimed reefs in the disputed waters of the South China Sea. Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg

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A worker handles an inflatable chicken, bearing a likeness to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and produced ahead of the Lunar New Year of the Rooster, at a factory in Jiaxing, China

A Chinese man wearing a protection mask takes a selfie against a portrait of Mao Zedong on Tiananmen Gate in Beijing as the capital of China is blanketed by heavy smog on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017. China has long faced some of the worst air pollution in the world, blamed on its reliance of coal for energy and factory production, as well as a surplus of older, less efficient cars on its roads. Inadequate controls on industry and lax enforcement of standards have worsened the pollution problem. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

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A Chinese man wearing a protection mask takes a selfie against a portrait of Mao Zedong on Tiananmen Gate in Beijing as the capital of China is blanketed by heavy smog. Photo Andy Wong/AP

A boy waits with a relative outside a hospital

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A boy waits with a relative outside a hospital in Beijing. Heavy smog suffocated northeast China for a fifth day on December 20th, with hundreds of flights cancelled with road and rail transport grinding to a halt due to low visibility conditions.Photo Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images

A man cooks in open air as heavy smog blankets Shengfang, in Hebei province, on an extremely polluted day with red alert issued, China December 19, 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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A man cooks outside as heavy smog blankets Shengfang on an extremely polluted day in China. Photo Damir Sagolj/Reuters 

A Chinese cook stands in the window of a local fish restaurant as he talks on his phone on December 14, 2016 in Beijing, China.  (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

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A Chinese cook stands in the window of a fish restaurant in Beijing as he talks on his phone Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images 

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A child walks to an installation made from fallen leaves by college students, in shape of a sofa, to call for people’s attention to environment protection, in Hangzhou, China. Photo China Daily/Reuters 

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Workers stand outside a construction site at the end of their shift in Beijing, China. Photo Thomas Peter/Reuters 

China's Virtual Reality Arcades Bring VR To The Masses

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Chinese twins wear virtual reality glasses (VR) as they ride in a roller coaster simulator at the Wantong VR Park. Picture Kevin Frayer/Getty Images

A street cleaner pushes his tricycle through the alleys of Wuzhen Township of Tongxiang City, in east China's Zhejiang  province on November 25, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / Johannes EISELEJOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images

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A street cleaner pushes his tricycle through the alleys of Wuzhen Township of Tongxiang City, in east China’s Zhejiang province. Photo Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty 

A vendor reads newspaper as he waits for customers at a wholesale onion market in Kolkata, India, November 21, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

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A vendor reads newspaper as he waits for customers at a wholesale onion market in Kolkata, India. Photo Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters 

A man looks at a contaminated river in Cangnan county of Wenzhou

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A man looks at a contaminated river in Cangnan county of Wenzhou, Zhejiang province, China. Picture Reuters

Robot inventor Wu Yulu sits on a rickshaw driven by a robot which he invented in his village in rural Beijing's Tongzhou district, China, 17 November 2016. The 54-year-old Chinese farmer living in rural Beijing's Tongzhou district invented 63 robots in the past 30 years. Wu, who only received primary school education, plans to give up the agricultural work for his robot products. He regularly participates in exhibitions, transfers patent rights and teaches at the university to earn money.  EPA/WU HONG

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Robot inventor Wu Yulu sits on a rickshaw driven by a robot which he invented in his village in rural Beijing’s Tongzhou district, China. The 54-year-old Chinese farmer has invented 63 robots in the past 30 years. Photo Wu Hong/EPA

 Blast trail of China's heavy-lift rocket Long March-5 as it launches from Wenchang, south China's Hainan province.

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Blast trail of China’s heavy-lift rocket Long March-5 as it launches from Wenchang, south China’s Hainan province. Photo AFP/Stringer

China's J-10 fighter jets perform during an air show, the 11th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai

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China’s J-10 fighter jets perform during an air show, the 11th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai, Guangdong Province, China. Pictures Reuters

A Chinese woman takes a photo of a plastic baby used in a course as she and others train to be qualified nannies, known in China as ayis, at the Ayi University on October 28, 2016 in Beijing, China. The Ayi University training program teaches childcare, early education, housekeeping, and other domestic skills.

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A Chinese woman takes a photo of a plastic baby used in a course as she and others train to be qualified nannies, known in China as ayis, at the Ayi University in Beijing, China. The Ayi University training program teaches childcare, early education, housekeeping, and other domestic skills. Photo Kevin Frayer/Getty Images

A model presents a creation by K Fashion Project during the Mercedes-Benz China Fashion Week in Beijing, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

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A model presents a creation by K Fashion Project during the Mercedes-Benz China Fashion Week in Beijing. Photo Andy Wong/AP