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The Cover story "Mean Streets" discovers the fierce conflict between China's street hawkers and the urban management officers (or chengguan), which has become one of the most visible symptoms of a deep-rooted problem in China’s cities. International: The New Normal China's lukewarm attitude toward the commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the Korean War armistice indicates a subtle but significant policy shift. Society: The Guru Wang Lin, a well-connected mystic who made a career out of convincing China’s elite of his supernatural powers, recently fled to Hong Kong to avoid investigation. How did he fool so many people for so long? Environment: Death Maps A new government-approved “cancer atlas” shows the correlation between water pollution and high cancer rates in the Huai River Basin.
NewsChina (ISSN1943-1902) is an English language monthly magazine published by China Newsweek Corporation in New York since 2008. NewsChina is the most widely read China current affairs magazine in the world. Its goal is to provide timely direct insights into today's modern China. Copies are available for sale in bookstores, airports, train terminals, libraries, and newsstands internationally, as well as via the internet.