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Beijing Media Top Stories: Shuttle Discovery, test-drilling rights and silence ...


1. Technical problem with Discovery's liquid fuel sensor forces a delay of the shuttle launch

2. Japanese government grants Teikoku Oil Co. concessions to conduct experimental drilling in the East China Sea near natural gas fields being explored by a Chinese consortium

3. Millions of people across Europe stand in silence tribute at 12:00 am Thursday to remember victims of last Thursday's bombings in London

4. The terminal 2 of Beijing Capital International Airport changes its direction system

5. Forty coal mines in Beijing stopped for rectifying

The pictured front page is from Beijing Morning Post. It features a photo of lots of London citizens gathering in Trafalgar Square to join two minutes silence for the bombing victims.

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