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Keeping Pace With the Changing Chinese Consumer

SHANGHAI, China — China’s consumers haven’t been this confident in two decades. Thanks to economic policies aimed at boosting less-developed regions as well as other reforms, wages are rising, growth is robust and the yuan is having its best year against the dollar since 2011. With China moving toward a “modestly prosperous society,” as president Xi Jinping put it in

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Teen actress beats veterans at ‘Chinese Oscars’

A teenage newcomer has beaten established stars to win best supporting actress at the film awards dubbed the Chinese-language Oscars. Vicky Chen, 14, was nominated at the Golden Horse Film Awards for her role in The Bold, The Corrupt and The Beautiful. Her co-star, Hong Kong veteran Kara Wai, won the best actress gong, which Chen was also nominated for. ...

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