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China's leaders concentrate on economy

...and holding down investment in overheated industries, state media said Monday. The Chinese economy is forecast to grow...plans at a three-day conference that ended Sunday, state media said in reports that received blanket coverage in newspapers...

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Business
China orders new probe of construction projects in overheated industries

...nationwide examination of most construction projects that will focus on the steel, aluminum and cement industries, state media reported. Property developments such as office buildings, shopping malls and golf courses will also be probed in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/01/bus_414078.shtml
Business
Iran bars CNN after mistranslation

...research. In a speech Saturday, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad defended Iran's right to continue nuclear research. State media have complained since the speech that CNN used the translation "nuclear weapons" instead of "nuclear technology...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/17/tel_45278.shtml
Television
Political blog: Will Obama campaign in Augusta?

...hasn't been ruled out.Party activists said Augusta, Albany and Savannah are being considered because they are in two-state media markets. But Albany, they added, might have a leg up because it's near Florida, considered a key battleground...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-02-15/political-blog-will-obam
Video poker: Round 2

...state collects from the video poker industry. Gov. Jim Hodges, pro-gambling Democrats and even some of the Palmetto State media are placing the blame on Republican lawmakers for "obstructing" progress. The GOP-led House leveled billions of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/28/op_260137.shtml
Opinion columns
Biggest-ever Catholic festival in Vietnam gets under way

...apparition of the Virgin Mary, they said -- neither the steamy heat nor the rumors, spread by government officials and state media, that they would face shortages of food, water and accommodations. "When I first came here, I sat in front of that...

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Saturn plan will eye deals abroad

...Adam Opel GmbH over to a Canadian auto parts company with Russian backing. And Hummer might be going Chinese, though state media there reported Friday that the deal has hit regulatory hurdles. Industry experts are doubtful that the flurry of mergers...

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Business
North Korean leader, Kim Jong-Il, dies at 69

...In a "special broadcast" Monday, North Korea's state media said Kim died of a heart ailment on a train due to a...numerous trips around the country carefully documented by state media.Kim Jong Il inherited power after his father, revered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-12-18/north-korean-leader-kim-jong
Publicize complaints

...of the officers involved and hinder the department's internal investigation. This is utter nonsense. As Palmetto State media lawyer Jay Bender points out, any public official - including officers of the law - cannot claim privacy rights in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/20/edi_353766.shtml
Editorials
China plans lunar landing

...nations with domestic manned space programs. Previous state media reports indicated a second test-flight could come before...exact size and scale of the program are unknown. Sketchy state media accounts said a batch of Chinese astronauts - or what...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/05/tec_298291.shtml
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