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Zuckerberg braves Beijing smog for a jog as his China charm offensive continues

Zuckerberg braves Beijing smog for a jog as his China charm offensive continues

He’s spent years studying Chinese. He’s hosted China’s cyberspace czar at his office, and encouraged employees to read President Xi Jinping’s book “The Governance of China.” Now Facebook supremo Mark Zuckerberg – whose social network is still blocked by the Great Firewall – has gone yet another mile in his ceaseless courtship of China: He’s gone jogging through Beijing’s Tiananmen Square during a yellow-level smog alert.

On Friday morning Beijing time, when the Air Quality Index had soared over 350, deep...

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