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Lin Wei is a former Xinhua News Agency journalist.

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A 21st century Chinese puzzle: how to hear a billion people

11/03/2004

The Chinese government has unveiled grand plans to take the telephone to every village by 2010. The majority already have fixed land-line telephones, but the cost of connecting the remaining ten per cent – most of them in remote areas – will be huge.

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