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Xinhua Today: Christanna Loken, floods, junkies and face recognition

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

Xinhua in Chinese:
- Vice ministers of foreign affairs of 5 UN Security Council Members exchange views in London — Naturally, China does not want Japan in the UNSC and is opposed to its expansion. (Link)
- Hu Jintao meets South Korean Prime Minister, hopes both sides will promote resumption of 6 Party Talks (Link)
- CNOOC to bid for Unocal at $67 per share in cash (Link)

Xinhua in English:
- Floods ravage South, East China (Link)
- Drug addicts to face criminal charges in China (Link)
- Marxist cultural and art work touring exhibition in China — The kids are just gonna love it! (Link)
- Camera recognizes crooked faces — Nowhere to hide buddy: Police technology exhibition showcases face recognition tech (Link)

Skinhua:
-Terminator beauty: Christanna Loken (pictured; Link)

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