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After this year's national college entrance exams, Gan Fubao will have collected all 40 exam papers since the exams resumed in 1977. Gan, 70, from...

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China taking on Wikipedia with its own online encyclopaedia

More than 20,000 scholars involved in country’s biggest publication project. China has employed tens of thousands of scholars to write an internet version of its...

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