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Nam Pin Wai, a so-called "indigenous village" — where residents' ancestors predated British colonial rule of Hong Kong — is steps away from the Yuen Long metro station. Nam Pin Wai is where assailants retreated after beating anti-government protesters in the station on July 21. Emily Feng/NPR hide caption

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Hong Kong's 'Indigenous' Villages Mirror Tensions Of An Increasingly Divided City

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The official handover ceremony that marked Britain's return of Hong Kong to China. The event marked the end of 156 years of British colonial rule over the territory. PAUL LAKATOS/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Fans and supporters of singer/actress Sulli flooded social media with posts celebrating her artistry, praising her outspoken and unapologetic stances on sexuality and feminism, and calling for an end to online harassment and bullying. Han Myung-Gu/WireImage/Getty Images hide caption

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Goldfish, like these showcased at Tokyo's Nihonbashi Art Aquarium, have been bred in China over centuries, into forms so varied and rare that one can be worth hundreds of dollars. Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Goldfish Tariff: Fancy Pet Fish Among The Stranger Casualties Of The Trade War

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The streets in Kawasaki, near Tokyo, flooded after Typhoon Hagibis made landfall Saturday. Helicopters plucked people from their flooded homes on Sunday as rescue efforts went into full force in wide areas of Japan. @ar_kaz/AP hide caption

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U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He in the Oval Office at the White House October 11, 2019 in Washington, DC. President Trump announced a 'phase one' partial trade deal with China. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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An information board announces the cancellation of all practice and qualifying sessions scheduled for Saturday for the Formula One Japanese Grand Prix because of the approach of Typhoon Hagibis, at Suzuka Circuit in central Japan, on Friday. Issei Kato/Reuters hide caption

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Workers in green polo shirts and blue caps monitor machines making plastic products at the Dongguan Fangjie Printing and Packaging Company. Jolie Myers/NPR hide caption

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Has The Trade War Taken A Bite Out Of China's Economy? Yes — But It's Complicated

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A protester in Hong Kong checks his phone for police activity during a protest against the government in Hong Kong's New Territories, in August. Aidan Marzo/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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A woman rolls tobacco inside a tendu leaf to make a beedi cigarette at her home in Kannauj, Uttar Pradesh, India, on Wednesday, June 3, 2015. India's smokers favor cheaper options such as chewing and leaf-wrapped tobacco over cigarettes. Udit Kulshrestha/Bloomberg/Getty Images hide caption

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India Banned E-Cigarettes — But Beedis And Chewing Tobacco Remain Widespread

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Farahnaz Mohammadi (left) and her cousin Fatima Almi both worry that the gains made by Afghan women since 2001 will be in jeopardy after a U.S.-Taliban deal is signed. Diaa Hadid/NPR hide caption

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A Park In Kabul Gives Afghans Respite From The City, If Not From Worries Over Taliban

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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks at a news conference before an NBA preseason basketball game between the Houston Rockets and the Toronto Raptors Tuesday, in Saitama, near Tokyo. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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Aibota Zhanibek was born in China and now lives in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Members of her family, who are Muslim ethnic Kazakhs, have been detained in China's northwestern region of Xinjiang. Emily Feng/NPR hide caption

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'Illegal Superstition': China Jails Muslims For Practicing Islam, Relatives Say

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