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A man opens a drink to a child as they stand before a display board at the entrance to a park in Beijing

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A man opens a drink to a child as they stand before a display board at the entrance to a park in Beijing 

Debris is seen in a bay after Typhoon Mujigae hit, in Zhanjiang, Guangdong province

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Debris is seen in a bay after Typhoon Mujigae hit, in Zhanjiang, Guangdong province. 

A man takes a nap on the back of his cart on a polluted day in Beijing, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015. Air quality readings in the city on Tuesday were at levels considered hazardous by international measuring standards.

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A man takes a nap on the back of his cart on a polluted day in Beijing today. Air quality readings in the city on Tuesday were at levels considered hazardous by international measuring standards.

Spectators wearing masks watch men's singles match between David Goffin of Belgium and Andreas Seppi of Italy, on a polluted day at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing...Spectators wearing masks watch men's singles match between David Goffin of Belgium and Andreas Seppi of Italy, on a polluted day at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing, China, October 5, 2015.

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Spectators wearing masks watch men’s singles match between David Goffin of Belgium and Andreas Seppi of Italy, on a polluted day at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing, China on Monday

Visitors pose for a photograph in an optical illusion installation in Beijing

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Visitors pose for a photograph in an optical illusion installation at the Imagine Your Museum of Art exhibition in Beijing on Friday

People take pictures as they gather during the official flag raising ceremony at Tiananmen Square to mark the 66th National Day on October 1, 2015 in Beijing, China. China begins the "Golden Week" holiday Thursday, as much of the country shuts down and financial markets close until October 8th

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People use their phones to take pictures as they gather during the official flag raising ceremony at Tiananmen Square to mark the 66th National Day on Thursday in Beijing, China

A paramilitary policeman holds onto a fence as tourists dodge tidal waves increased under the influence of Typhoon Dujuan, at the bank of Qiantang river, in Hangzhou

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A paramilitary policeman holds onto a fence as tourists dodge tidal waves increased under the influence of Typhoon Dujuan, at the bank of Qiantang river, in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province.

Villagers place persimmons in the shape of a Chinese national flag, ahead of China's upcoming National Day, in Shangrao, Jiangxi province, September 29, 2015. October 1 is China's National Day. This year, it marks the 66th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. Picture taken September 29, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

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Villagers place persimmons in the shape of a Chinese national flag, ahead of China’s upcoming National Day, in Shangrao, Jiangxi province.

A local resident collects stones from the Xindian river after Typhoon Dujuan passed in the New Taipei City on September 29, 2015. Super typhoon Dujuan killed two and left more than 300 injured in Taiwan before making landfall in China.

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A local resident collects stones from the Xindian river after Typhoon Dujuan passed in the New Taipei City on Tuesday. Super typhoon Dujuan killed two and left more than 300 injured in Taiwan before making landfall in China

A man sits next to a yellow umbrella near the Central Government Offices in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong, China, on Monday. One year after Hong Kong students battled tear gas and pepper spray to seize the streets in a challenge to Chinese rule, the divide with Beijing is wider than ever

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A man sits next to a yellow umbrella near the Central Government Offices in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong, China, on Monday. One year after Hong Kong students battled tear gas and pepper spray to seize the streets in a challenge to Chinese rule, the divide with Beijing is wider than ever

People hold their umbrellas while walking against strong winds caused by Typhoon Dujuan in Taipei, Taiwan, on Monday

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People hold their umbrellas while walking against strong winds caused by Typhoon Dujuan in Taipei, Taiwan, on Monday

Rights campaigners stage a protest coinciding with the launch of the new iPhone 6s outside an Apple store in Hong Kong

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Rights campaigners stage a protest coinciding with the launch of the new iPhone 6s outside an Apple store in Hong Kong. Apple was urged to act as rights campaigners said a Chinese touchscreen glass supplier to the smartphone giant was exploiting factory workers.

Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers train with wooden rifles at their barracks in Heihe, northeast China's Heilongjiang province.

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Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers train with wooden rifles at their barracks in Heihe, northeast China’s Heilongjiang province.

Students cast shadows as they play basketball at a playground at Dalu primary school in Gucheng township of Hefei, Anhui province, China.

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Students cast shadows as they play basketball at a playground at Dalu primary school in Gucheng township of Hefei, Anhui province, China.

A worker stands on a beam on a construction site in Beijing on Wednesday. China's government says the world's second largest economy is expanding at its slowest for 25 years -- and according to analysts the real figures could be much lower -- and the slowdown has world markets rattled.

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A worker stands on a beam on a construction site in Beijing on Wednesday

A female militia phalanx attends a grand ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Tibet Autonomous Region at the square of the Potala Palace in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015. Schoolchildren waved flags and paramilitary troops marched in full battle dress as the Chinese government on Tuesday staged a mass spectacle marking 50 years since Tibet's establishment as an ethnic autonomous region firmly under the control of Beijing

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A female militia phalanx attends a grand ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Tibet Autonomous Region at the square of the Potala Palace in Lhasa, capital of southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region on Tuesday

Doves fly above members of the audience ...Doves fly above members of the audience at the end of a military parade at Tiananmen Square in Beijing on September 3, 2015, to mark the 70th anniversary of victory over Japan and the end of World War II. China kicked off a huge military ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of Japan's defeat in World War II on September 3, as major Western leaders stayed away. AFP PHOTO / GREG BAKERGREG BAKER/AFP/Getty Images

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Doves fly above members of the audience at the end of a military parade at Tiananmen Square in Beijing to mark the 70th anniversary of victory over Japan and the end of World War II. China kicked off a huge military ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of Japan’s defeat in World War II on September 3, as major Western leaders 

"Rain Room" Comes To Shanghai...SHANGHAI, CHINA - AUGUST 31: (CHINA OUT) A visitor walks through and experiences "Rain Room" at Shanghai Yuz Museum on August 31, 2105 in Shanghai, China. Rain Room (2012), a large-scale environment by Random International, is presented at The Museum of Modern Art from May 12 to July 28, 2013, as part of EXPO 1: New York. Rain Room consists of a field of falling water that visitors may walk through and experience how it might feel to control the rain. The work also invites visitors to explore what role science, technology, and human ingenuity can play in stabilizing our environment. Using digital technology, Rain Room is a carefully choreographed downpour°™a monumental work that encourages people to become performers on an unexpected stage, while creating an intimate atmosphere of contemplation. It comes to China now and will be exhibited at Shanghai Yuz Museum from September 1 to December 31 for four months. (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images)

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A visitor walks through and experiences “Rain Room” at Shanghai Yuz Museum in Shanghai, China. Rain Room (2012), a large-scale environment by Random International, visitors may walk through and experience how it might feel to control the rain. The work also invites visitors to explore what role science, technology, and human ingenuity can play in stabilising our environment. 

Janek Oiglane of Estonia competes in the men's decathlon shot put event during the 15th IAAF World Championships at the National Stadium in Beijing, China August 28, 2015.

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Janek Oiglane of Estonia competes in the men’s decathlon shot put event during the 15th IAAF World Championships at the National Stadium in Beijing, China

Usain Bolt of Jamaica sits on a bench with Justin Gatlin of U.S. after the men's 200 metres final during the 15th IAAF World Championships at the National Stadium in Beijing...Usain Bolt of Jamaica (L) sits on a bench with Justin Gatlin of U.S. after the men's 200 metres final during the 15th IAAF World Championships at the National Stadium in Beijing, China August 27, 2015. Bolt finished in first place and Gatlin in second place

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Usain Bolt of Jamaica sits on a bench with Justin Gatlin of U.S. after the men’s 200 metres final during the 15th IAAF World Championships at the National Stadium in Beijing, China on Thursday. Bolt finished in first place and Gatlin in second place