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The tents are constructed with flexible poles set in the ground in a circular pattern. A 2 percent capital gains tax was abolished in 1996 to encourage investment in the stock market. However, intriguingly, Sima Qian in his first century historiography, the Records of the Grand Historian, wrote in his description of the topography of the Xia empire, 'northwards the stream is divided and becomes the nine rivers. A new coin, with a distinctive hole in the middle, is beginning to replace the short-lived 25-piaster banknotes.

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