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Beijing Media Top Stories: military maneuvers, police and Gao Xiumin ...

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The Beijing News' cover, features a picture of the Beijing police chief meeting petitioners.

1. Chinese and Russian troops start a joint 8-day military maneuvers in Russia's coastal city Vladivostok on Thursday;

2. China's Ministry of Public Security formally promulgates a set of regulations that asked heads of public security bureaus of county and prefecture levels to "regularly meet petitioners and personally handle problems raised by the petitioners";

3. Gao Xiumin, a famous comedienne, dies from a sudden heart attack at the age of 46;

4. Five competitors go to "Super Voice Girls" match for final three;

5. A car falls into a river and kills 3 in Beijing.

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