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Happy Teachers' Day

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The Beijing News
September 10, 2007
The top story in The Beijing News today is about President Hu's meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during the 15th Economic Leaders Meeting of the APEC forum yesterday. They exchanged views on bilateral ties and the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue, and Hu welcomed Abe to come to China.

The first two affordable housing projects in Beijing's Xisanqi neighborhood began construction yesterday, reads the second headline. These homes will be available on the market at the end of the year. Average prices will top out at around 6,350 yuan per square meter. In contrast, houses inside the Fouth Ring Road generally ask more than 13,000 yuan per square meter.

Today is Teachers' Day in China. The front page picture shows hundreds of teachers participating in a mass interview session organized by a major matchmaking agency.

Other headlines on the right:

  • The Finance Ministry says that 50 billion yuan will be put toward the education of needy students;
  • Asafa Powell set another world record in the 100 meters: 9'74";
  • Director Ang Lee won the the Gold Lion at the Venice Film Festival on Saturday - Lust, Caution was named best picture;
  • Ten hospitals have been exposed as part of a major medical bribery case.
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