Bullet trains
Bullet trains sit at a station in preparation for the upcoming Lunar New Year travel peak in Nanjing, in eastern China's Jiangsu province on January 27, 2021, as authorities have encouraged people to stay put during the Spring Festival to curb the spread of of COVID-19 coronavirus. China OUT / AFP / STR
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China discourages travel

BEIJING, Jan 28, 2021 (AFP) - The travel plans of millions were thrown into disarray Thursday by cancelled trains, flights and Chinese government 'advice' to stay at home ahead of