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Yellow river blues

The Yellow river has always symbolised China's dream of greatness. But can this unnavigable waterway survive China's transformation into an economic superpower?
Rob Gifford  

The Silicon Valley of China

On my 3,000-mile journey east to west along China's Route 312, I stumble across the giant city of Hefei. It is almost unknown outside China, but it aspires to be the country's Silicon Valley by 2020, and its aspirations are…
Rob Gifford