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Beijing Media Top Stories: Hu Jintao congratulates KMT Taipei mayor


This morning, all newspapers in Beijing published one same leading headline on their front page - Hu Jintao congratulates new KMT chairman. Taipei Mayor Ma Ying-jeou defeated his contender Wang Jyn-pyng, another KMT vice chairman, by winning 72.36 percent of votes in the Saturday election to take over as the party chief from retiring Chairman Lien Chan. All the newspapers published the whole content of Hu's congratulatory message to Ma today.

Other hot news:

Real Madrid tour to China

Besides the dominant news on Hu's congratulation, famous Spanish football team Real Madrid get lots of coverage. With the upcoming friendly match between Real Madrid and Beijing Gouan on July 23, Beijing Morning Post will issue an extra poster as gift to readers from tomorrow. Today's Mirror features a big stories on the accommodation of Real Madrid, the team will stay in a just opened 'super luxury' hotel which lies in 'The No. 1 Town of The World', a fake antique construction imitated ancient Beijing city. David Beckham's room number is 8012.

Typhoon Haitang lashes Taiwan

Yao Ming to invite AIDS orphans to 2008 Beijing Olympics

The pictured front page is from The Beijing News. It features a photo of Yao Ming cleaning off tears for an orphan suffers from AIDS.

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