Qatar World Cup and Panda Diplomacy

This week’s News on China in 2 minutes.

• New international mediation center in Hong Kong
• Growth of state-owned enterprise assets
• Scientists clone mutant gene of a corn variety
• Qatar World Cup and panda diplomacy

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