The US and China get ready to talk 

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 - 5:44pm

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Washington has placed sanctions on 24 Chinese and Hong Kong officials because of Beijing's ongoing crackdown in Hong Kong. The move comes just ahead of US Secretary of State Antony Blinken's meeting with top Chinese diplomats later in the week. We get the view from The World's Rebecca Kanthor in Shanghai.