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Passengers wait for their train at the railway station in Hangzhou, China, in December 2018. Roman Pilipey, EPA-EFE/file Competition venues for the Asian Games have been completed six months before the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou hosts athletes from across the region, organizers said Friday. The 19th edition of the regional sporting event is still on despite nearby Shanghai battling one of China's worst Covid-19 outbreaks since the pandemic began. Organizers say a virus control plan that "learns from the successful experience" of the Beijing Winter Olympics in February will be published in the coming weeks. All 56 competition venues...