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FARMERS HARVEST CABBAGES ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF SHANGHAI.
Chinese farmers harvest cabbages on the outskirts of Shanghai March 7, 2004. China, having opened its annual parliament session with vows to help the impoverished countryside, will now turn its attention to creating jobs and reforming the ailing banking system. Premier Wen Jiabao vowed to cool off the economy and help hundreds of millions of farmers who are angry at stagnant living standards, corruption, and lack of basic services. NO RIGHTS CLEARANCES OR PERMISSIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS IMAGE REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV CC/SH