News on China | No. 88

This episode looks at the historic rapprochement between China and the United States when president Richard Nixon met Chairman Mao Zedong, the growing need for lithium, technological cooperation and competition between rural and urban China, the high cost of raising a child in China, and its declining birth rate.

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