04/04/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Chinese Annual Meeting To Be Dominated By Economy, Preventing Social Unrest

BEIJING -- China's national Legislature begins its tightly scripted annual meeting on Thursday with an agenda dominated by the ruling Communist Party's two overriding concerns: riding out the global economic crisis and keeping citizens' unhappiness with their lot from boiling over into public unrest.

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