A man hands over newspapers to his friend near billboards displaying food items in Beijing, China, Wednesday, May 11, 2011. China's inflation eased slightly in April as repeated interest rate hikes ... more 
A man hands over newspapers to his friend near billboards displaying food items in Beijing, China, Wednesday, May 11, 2011. China's inflation eased slightly in April as repeated interest rate hikes and other controls began to cool an overheated economy. Consumer prices rose 5.3 percent over a year earlier, driven by an 11.5 percent jump in food costs, data showed Wednesday. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Ng Han Guan
Wed, May 11, 2011 4:34 AM EDT