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Xinhua Today: Heidi Klum and pro-Beijing "propaganda" from BBC and CNN


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

Xinhua in Chinese:
- Industry experts say rise in China's gasoline and diesel prices in July highly likely — Prices will remain low by world standards — refer to this previous Danwei report on China's current low gas prices (Link)
- Donald Tsang sworn in [as Hong Kong cheif executive] in Beijing by Wen Jiabao (Link)
- Online panel discussion: fixing macroeconomic regulation: stabilizing housing prices — This is some kind of forum, currently being updated live, about measures to control the overheated property market. (Link)

Xinhua in English:
- China to fill petroleum reserve this year (Link)
- Cisco may move outsourced manufacturing to China (Link)
- [Chinese] cloned goat celebrates 5th birthday (Link)
- CNN, BBC to air Beijing TV shows — excerpt:

CNN and BBC will air Beijing TV shows for four years in a row, featuring the modern Beijing and its glorious history as well as its sci-tech and artistic develepment...

...The official estimation shows that under the positive influence of CNN's and BBC's propaganda and promotion activities in various regions, Beijing is expected to welcome 3.5 million overseas tourists in 2005. (Link)

- Heidi Klum: "Just for fun" — pictured (Link)

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