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HOT WHEELS: European car companies seem to be winning the race for well-to-do customers in China. The country and its free-spending new rich have made it a key growth market for makers of luxury goods. (Associated Press)

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A man and woman kiss at the riverfront promenade called "the Bund," one of the most popular tourist spots in Shanghai, an economic hub for China's changing economy. (Associated Press)

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"I believe China's economy can achieve longer-term, better quality growth," Premier Wen Jiabao told more than 1,500 industry, government, technology and civil society leaders at September's annual meeting of the New Champions - "The Summer Davos" - held by the World Economic Forum at the Dalian World Expo Center in northeastern China.

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A container ship visits the port in Ningbo, China, which has been in business for 1,200 years and now handles more than 100 million tons of cargo a year. It is one of the few in the world to reach that mark. (Orange County [Calif.] Register)

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Cars ready for driving come off the final assembly line in Ningbo, China. In 2006, China became the world's third-largest car market with sales soaring by 40 percent to 4.1 million vehicles, though it could be years before the country's products make a dent in the world market. (Orange County [Calif.] Register)

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South Korean President Lee Myung-bak (left) speaks with Chinese President Hu Jintao during a roundtable meeting at a G-20 summit in Cannes, France on Nov. 4, 2011. (Associated Press)

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"We can pay this money, but we need to know why we have to," Chinese artist Ai Weiwei says Tuesday of China's demand for $2.4 million in back taxes and fines from the dissident, who was detained for nearly three months earlier this year. "We cannot just unwittingly hand over a sum of money." (Kyodo News via the Associated Press)

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Illustration: China and the euro by Linas Garsys for The Washington Times

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Illustration: China by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

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Syrian regime supporters wave a big portrait of President Bashar Assad on Oct. 12, 2011, during a demonstration in Damascus, Syria, to show their support for Assad and to thank Russia and China for blocking a U.N. Security Council resolution condemning Syria for its brutal crackdown. (Associated Press)

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Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin (right) and Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao (center) attend a welcoming ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Oct. 11, 2011. (Associated Press/RIA Novosti)

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Chinese President Hu Jintao (left) shakes hands with former President Jiang Zemin at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011, after Mr. Hu delivered a speech at a conference to commemorate the centennial of the 1911 revolution that overthrew imperial rule on the mainland. (AP Photo/Minoru Iwasaki, Pool)

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Illustration: China's dams by John Camejo for The Washington Times

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House Speaker John Boehner (left), Ohio Republican, accompanied by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (center), Virginia Republican, and House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, California Republican, takes part Oct. 4, 2011, in a news conference on Capitol Hill to discuss China currency. (Associated Press)

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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, right, accompanied by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Va., left, and House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy of Calif., gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, where he dismissed a Senate bill that could punish China for undervaluing its currency. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Illustration: China parents by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

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**FILE** U.S. Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. (left), U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke (second from left) and Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi (right) talk after Biden's arrival at the Capital International Airport in Beijing on Aug. 17, 2011. (Associated Press)

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Illustration: VOA and China

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"I don't think there's anything more important for a jobs measure than China trade," says Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat. The Senate has adjourned for the rest of the week. (Associated Press)

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Chinese Public Security Minister Meng Jianzhu (second right) and Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik (left) wave Chinese flag upon Jianzhu's arrival at Chaklala airbase in Rawalpindi, Pakistan on Sept. 26, 2011. (Associated Press)