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BRIEF-China United Network Communications' 2017 Net Profit More Than Doubles, Sets Aside Bad Debt Provision

March 15 (Reuters) - China United Network Communications Ltd :

* SAYS 2017 NET PROFIT UP 176.4 PERCENT Y/Y AT 425.8 MILLION YUAN ($67.42 million)

* SAYS IT SETS ASIDE BAD DEBT PROVISION OF ABOUT 3.94 YUAN IN 2017 Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/2FzKNmS; http://bit.ly/2pfCSAh Further company coverage: ($1 = 6.3157 Chinese yuan renminbi) (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)