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Beijing Media Top Stories: Qi Gong, social security, and Olympic ...


1. Professor Qi Gong of Beijing Normal University, famous calligrapher, painter and scholar on Chinese culture studies, dies at the age of 93

2. Beijing increases social security remuneration which includes minimum living and unemployment insurance, minimum salary, old age pension and disability allowance

3. Five competition venues of Beijing 2008 Olympic Games relocate

4. Well-known directors includes Zhang Yimou, Chen Kaige and Steven Spielberg from China and foreign countries bid for directing the opening ceremony of 2008 Olympic Games

5. The density of mice around Beijing ring roads exceeds the quota

The pictured front page is from Beijing Times. It features a photo of the memorial meeting for Qi Gong.

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