Front Page of the Day
Posted by Banyue on Thursday, January 24, 2008 at 9:26 PM
Today's Heilongjiang Morning Post features a front-page photo of a man carrying his child to board a train.
Yesterday was the first day of this year's Spring Festival travel period, known as Chunyun (春运). During the next forty days, more than 2.37 billion trips will be taken on the nation's transport infrastructure.
The red headline at the top announces the opening of the 11th Heilongjiang People's Congress.
• Group purchases for Spring Festival goods has become popular in Harbin this year;
• The Chinese-made ARJ21, a regional jet, is comparable to Boeing in safety;
• Insufficient coal supplies have brought a power shortage to thirteen provincial grids. According to the article, the shortage is nearly 70 million kilowatts;
• The photo at the lower right shows a smiling old woman, delighted that the stock market has rebounded.
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