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  • Right: Villagers walking down an alley between rows of new houses built by the Chinese government - as part of its anti-poverty campaign - in Xujiashan village in Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture's Ganluo county. Villagers used to live in mud huts.
This week, China declared victory in its decades-long battle against poverty.
Hong Kong says it takes a flexible "suppress and lift" approach to virus restrictions based on the advice of medical advisers. 
Dock workers are required to wear masks when loading and unloading imported cold-chain food cargo.
A news report claimed Malaysia was considering changes so that the line ends in Johor Baru and not Singapore.




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