Much of China’s population can expect sub-standard sleep after the country starts ringing in the Year of the Monkey. The rat-a-tat snaps of firecrackers, whistling rockets and mortar-like fireworks with possibly enough gunpowder to down a small aircraft will make sure of that.
Do you think relations between China and North Korea can be repaired after this week’s hydrogen bomb incident?
- Yes - Beijing will be firm but fair in its approach
- No - there is no way back from here
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- Yes - Beijing will be firm but fair in its approach 57
- No - there is no way back from here 43
7 Jan 2016
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A little girls sits on her father’s shoulders waiting to enter the Guangzhou Railway Station. Photo: ChinaFotoPress