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美国国会通过了一项将帮助波多黎各解决其700亿美元债务的法案。该法案规定将成立一个金融管控委员会,并重组这笔700亿美元的债务。
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A bill that would help Puerto Rico manage its $70 billion debt pile was introduced in Congress. The legislation would set up a financial control board and restructure some debt. It has bipartisan support, but is opposed by some of the American territory's creditors. The governor of Puerto Rico welcomed parts of the bill, but worries that a financial control board would be too powerful.

During a visit to Vietnam, Barack Obama announced an end to America's embargo on the sale of weapons to the communist country. He said this would remove a “lingering vestige of the cold war”. China, however, worries that America's efforts to improve its relationship with Vietnam is aimed at keeping it in check.

Tsai Ing-wen was sworn in as Taiwan's new president. She is the island's first female leader, and the second from the Democratic Progressive Party, which favors independence from China. Ms Tsai called for “positive dialogue” across the Taiwan Strait, but did not mention the “one China” notion that China insists Taiwan must accept.

In Afghanistan the Taliban named a new leader to replace Mullah Akhtar Mansour who was killed by an American drone. He is Hibatullah Akhundzada, a hardline religious scholar who served as Mullah Mansour's deputy.

Protests by hundreds of parents of university applicants spread to a fourth province in China. They are angry about plans to reduce the number of places reserved for local students. Parents worry that this will mean greater competition for places and reduce their privileges, which is indeed the point.

China's Communist Party stepped up its efforts to persuade members to write out the party's constitution by hand. Two newlyweds have become famous for doing so on their wedding night. The aim is to remind members of their communist ideals, but the army's newspaper warned that some people were— believe it or not—just going through the motions when transcribing the document's 15,000 characters.

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