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President Xi Jinping has pledged action on economic restructuring during a tour of Heilongjiang Province, once a flourishing heavy industrial center.

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First Astronautical Law to come out by year end

A draft of China's first Astronautical Law is expected to be finished by the end of this year. The law was spurred by intentions to implement multiple space missions during the 13th Five-Year Plan period. It will fill the gap in Chinese legal regulations dealing with space.

795 million people in hunger

Saturday marks this year's World Hunger Day. According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization's 2015 statistics, some 795 million people in the world do not have enough food to lead a healthy active life. This represents one in nine people on earth.

Kremlin: Extension of sanctions no good for world economy

Kremlin says the decision of the Group of Seven to extend sanctions against Russia will not have a positive impact on the global economy and affairs.

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