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Beijing Correspondent — The Globe and Mail

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“Year 2 of the Trump presidency began here overnight much like Year 1 had ended: with his alleged ex-mistress smashing people’s faces into her bare chest at a strip club between an airport and a cemetery.”  https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/stormy-daniels-star-of-the-latest-trump-sideshow-took-her-act-to-a-strip-club-it-was-a-scene/2018/01/21/57a469d2-fe7b-11e7-a46b-a3614530bd87_story.html  https://t.co/1MFewKI78X
Trouble in the Commonwealth: "The Canadian mint is demanding that Australia's 500,000 commemorative $2 coins, in circulation since 2012, either be turned over or destroyed"  http://nationalpost.com/news/canada/royal-canadian-mint-sues-royal-australian-mint-in-row-over-printing-of-red-poppies 
China’s two-child policy isn’t working: “Fewer babies were born in China in 2017 – 630,000 fewer – than the year before, despite Beijing having ended the decades-long policy restricting most couples to one child.”  https://www.caixinglobal.com/2018-01-19/parents-not-delivering-on-beijings-push-for-two-babies-101199785.html 
The (strictly enforced) rule to completely shut off phones on Chinese flights has been a huge annoyance. I’m sure in-flight video chats, though, will be far worse.  http://en.people.cn/mobile/new/content.html?cI=1002&nI=9317021&aT=m 
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