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◎ How the Xi administration handles the Falun Gong issue will be an important benchmark of his dedication to legal reform.
◎ The CCP declared open season on financial sector corruption after the 19th Party Congress.
◎ The probe of the financial sector will affect the princelings and other high-ranking CCP officials.
◎ Chinese astrologists from Hong Kong note that the exploding meteor is an ill-omen for Jiang Zemin.
◎ Tens of thousands of residents in Renshou County in Meishan City, Sichuan Province took to the streets for several nights starting Sept. 21.