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China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesman Hong Lei gestures for questions at a press briefing in Beijing on November 30, 2010.
Wednesday, Feb. 02, 2011

Open quoteChina's Internet is open.Close quote

  • a spokesman for China's Foreign Ministry, when asked if Beijing were censoring talk of the anti-government protests in Egypt; on Tuesday, keyword searches on the Chinese Web portal Sina.com returned no results on the unrest
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