China's Li Spends on Fast Rail Like It's 2010 to Cushion Economy

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A China Railways high speed train stands at Wuqing Railway Station in Tianjin, China, on March 11, 2015.

Photographer: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is borrowing a page from his predecessor’s playbook to stimulate the economy: investing in rail.

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