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In this July 30, 2010 photo, a man pushes his bike across a pedestrian's overpass while cars heading in town jam on the road during morning commuting in Beijing, China. China is set to overtake Japan as the world's second largest-economy in a resurgence that is changing everything from the global balance of military and financial power to how cars are designed.

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A landslide sweeps aside buildings in the village of Wangong in Hanyuan county in Ya'an in southwest China's Sichuan province in this Tuesday, July 27, 2010, file photo. (AP Photo) ** FILE **

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Chinese-born Angel Chiong, administrator of the Kwong Wah Po Chinese-language newspaper, checks Chinese characters at the newspaper in Havana. Kwong Wah Po is unusual in that it is privately owned. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** In this July 7, 2010 file photo, a worker labors at a steel plant in Hefei in central China's Anhui province. China's Cabinet Monday promised private investors a bigger role in industries from oil drilling to finance, apparently responding to complaints that state companies were boosted by Beijing's huge stimulus while private enterprise withered in the global crisis. (AP Photo/file)

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In this July 5, 2009, image released by un-named local citizen, protesters gather in Urumqi, in China's western Xinjiang region. (AP Photo/File)

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FILE - In this Jan 23, 2008 file photo, a computer user is silhouetted with a row of computer monitors at an Internet cafe in Shenyang, in northern China's Liaoning province. Word leaked out slowly, spread by tech-savvy folks on Twitter: Internet porn is now openly available in China. Is the new access to online pornography a policy change or a trap? It throws into sharp relief what many see as the main mission of China's aggressive Internet censorship: blocking content that might challenge the political authority of the communist government. (AP Photo/File)

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In this Tuesday, July 20, 2010 photo, the surface of a beach is covered by the spilled crude oil in Dalian, a coastal city in northeast China's Liaoning province. The oil had spread over water since a pipeline at the busy northeastern port exploded, hurting oil shipments from part of China's strategic oil reserves to the rest of the country. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Li Gang)

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In this photo taken Wednesday, July 21, 2010, workers move a bag on the beach polluted by crude oil after a pipeline explosion in Dalian in northeast China's Liaoning province. China National Petroleum Corp. said Thursday a vital pipeline has resumed operations after the explosion caused the country's largest reported oil spill. (AP Photo)

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In this photo taken Wednesday, July 21, 2010, workers clean and collect crude oil near a polluted beach after a pipeline explosion in Dalian in northeast China's Liaoning province. China National Petroleum Corp. said Thursday the vital pipeline has resumed operations after an explosion caused the country's largest reported oil spill. (AP Photo)

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Chinese firefighters work to clean up the oil spill near the coast of Dalian, China, on Tuesday. Crude oil began pouring into the Yellow Sea after a pipeline exploded last week, and officials say the spill poses a "severe threat" to sea life and water quality. (Associated Press)

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In this Dec. 3, 2009, file photo, workers load coal into a truck outside a coal mine in Dadong, Shanxi province, China. China has overtaken the United States as the world's largest energy consumer, the International Energy Agency said Tuesday, July 20, 2010. China immediately questioned the calculation. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)

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In this photo taken Sunday, July 18, 2010, Chinese workers scoop up oil from a spill in the sea near Dalian in northeast China's Liaoning province. Efforts were under way to contain and clean up a large oil slick after pipeline explosions at a northeastern Chinese port sent greasy black plumes into the ocean, state media reported Sunday. (AP Photo)

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In this photo taken Sunday, July 18, 2010, a Chinese worker tries to soak up oil from a spill in the sea near Dalian in northeast China's Liaoning province. Efforts were under way to contain and clean up a large oil slick after pipeline explosions at a northeastern Chinese port sent greasy black plumes into the ocean, state media reported Sunday. (AP Photo)

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Fire fighters try to contain the flames from a pipeline explosion at a Chinese port in Dalian in northern China's Liaoning province on Saturday, July 17, 2010. The oil pipeline at the busy Chinese port exploded, causing a massive fire that burned for 15 hours before being put out Saturday. Officials said no one was killed. (AP Photo)

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Fire fighters walk near flames towering from a pipeline explosion at a Chinese port in Dalian in northern China's Liaoning province on Saturday, July 17, 2010. The oil pipeline at the busy Chinese port exploded, causing a massive fire that burned for 15 hours before being put out Saturday. Officials said no one was killed. (AP Photo)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS Cyclists pass outside a locked exit that keeps lower-income migrants from China's rural areas in their gated village at night.

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In this photo taken Wednesday July 7, 2010, a worker labors at a steel plant in Hefei in central China's Anhui province. China's rapid growth is slowing as the impact of its massive stimulus eases and Beijing clamps down on a credit boom. The world's third-largest economy expanded by 10.3 percent in the second quarter over a year earlier, down from the first quarter's explosive 11.9 percent growth, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Thursday, July 15, 2010. (AP Photo)

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In this photo taken Tuesday, July 13, 2010, people gather around damaged houses after the flooding in Xiaohe, southwest China's Yunnan Province. Landslides slammed into three mountain hamlets in western China early Tuesday, killing 17 people and leaving 44 missing, while crews drained a fast-rising reservoir in another part of the country following heavy rains. The landslides swept through three different areas before dawn, state media said. In the worst-hit town of Xiaohe in Yunnan province, four died and rescuers were searching for 42 others, the official provincial newspaper Yunnan Daily reported on its website. (AP Photo/Xinhua)

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** FILE ** Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou speaks to domestic and foreign media on the recently signed Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement between Taiwan and China at the Presidential Office in Taipei, Taiwan, on Thursday, July 1, 2010. Mr. Ma said the landmark trade agreement with China will bolster the island's economy without exposing it to immediate political pressure from Beijing. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

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**FILE** A Chinese flag flutters outside Google's China headquarters in Beijing on Jan. 13, 2010. (Associated Press)