Thursday, January 24, 2008

AN: China articles for 070124

01/24/2008 CHINA
Inflation could force Beijing to modify its growth model
The economy continues to grow, but more slowly, after rigid government measures and worldwide contraction. Meanwhile, labour costs continue to increase, bringing crisis to companies accustomed to exploiting migrants. Experts: it will take months for government measures to bring adequate results.

01/24/2008 CHINA
For Hu Jintao good propaganda more important than solving problems
President calls on Communist party officials to increase propaganda activities ahead of next summer’s Olympics. The goal is to give the country a positive image, sweeping problems under the carpet. Propaganda Department gears up its censorship functions.

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