Michelle Obama backs free speech on China visit

Michelle Obama has told students in China that freedom of speech and unfettered access to information make countries stronger and should be universal rights.

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Michelle Obama backs education during China trip

First Lady Michelle Obama held a roundtable with Chinese educators on the topic of education at the US Embassy in Beijing.

Obama delivered a speech at Peking University and sat down for talks with students from China and US on Saturday, part of her visit with an aim for promoting education and cultural exchanges between the two countries.

As a Harvard-educated lawyer, Obama said her parents passed on the importance of education to her.

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