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Xinhua Today: Arroyo apologises, mermaid parade


Today's news from state-owned news agency and lads magazine Xinhua:

Xinhua in Chinese:
- Philippines President Arroyo apologises to citizens for election corruption scandal (Link)
- Wen Jiabao: Construct new coastal area, encourage economic development around the Bohai area (Link)

Xinhua in English:
- China more active in int'l human rights cause — uh huh (Link)
- Japan says sorry for chemical weapon injuries (Link)

- Mermaid parade in New York — pictured (Link)

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