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CNN: Hu: China working hard to open up

Chinese President Hu Jintao says his country will work hard to open up to the rest of the world and help overseas businesses invest in what has become the world's fastest-growing major economy.

Financial Times: US concern at Beijing controls

Two US institutions have been forced to postpone conferences in China this week after their local partners pulled out at the last minute, raising concern about a hardening of Beijing's approach towards discussion of sensitive issues.

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