EDITOR'S DESK
Preparing for the Games
  
 



 
VOL.49 NO.34 AUG. 24, 2006
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Only two years to go until the world comes to Beijing. Some of the preparation work for the 2008 Olympic Games can't be missed, such as the eye-catching logos being publicized and the imposing stadiums rising from the ground.
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Fourth Session 10th National People's Congress and Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference

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VIEWPOINT
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