Sun Jihai Flies to England TodaySun Jihai takes a photo with Dalian Shide President Xu Ming(L) and broker Liu Yi(R) at the press conference in Beijing,February 26, 2002. After that Sun would fly to England to join the Manchester City.( PD Online Photo/Zhang Yu)
Israel Keeps Arafat Confined An Israeli tank points at the office of Palestinian President Yasser Arafat in the West Bank City of Ramallah, February 24, 2002. Israel decided to keep the tank stationed near the Palestinian President Yasser Arafat's office in Ramallah since early December last year, but allow him to leave his compound within the city.
Philippines-China Traditional Culture Festival Opens ---- Members of Manila-based Chinese Martial Arts school perform dragon dance at the opening of Philippines-China Traditional Culture Festival in downtown Manila, the capital city of the Philippines, February 24, 2002, to greet the coming Chinese Lantern Festival which falls on 26th of February.
Karzai's Tehran Tour Aims to Appease Iran Under US AccusationsAfghan interim Prime Minister Hamed Karzai (L) and Iranian President Mohammad Khatami (R) walk past the honor guard as Karzai was welcomed to Tehran Febuary 24, 2002. Iran hosted Afghan's interim leader, demonstrating support for Kabul's fledgling administration amid accusations from the United States that it is trying to destabilise its eastern neighbour.
China's Top Legislator Meets Ukrainian Parliament Chairman Li Peng said in Beijing Monday that China hopes to increase understanding and friendship as well as mutually beneficial cooperation between China and Ukraine.
Stock Markets Open 2.2 Percent Higher on First Day after Spring FestivalStimulated by interest rate cutting, China's stock markets opened sharply higher on the first trading day following a two-week suspension during the Lunar New Year festival.
Greeting Lantern Festival in NY A five-year-old girl wearing a traditional Chinese coat and holding a dragon head watches the performance for greeting the Chinese Lantern Festival in New York Feb. 24, 2002. A grand gala was held in the China Town of Manhattan for the coming festival which falls on Feb. 26 this year. กกกก
Greeting Lantern Festival in NY A dragon dance procession enter a shop to celebrate the traditonal Chinese Lantern Festival in New York Feb. 24, 2002. A grand gala was held in the China Town of Manhattan for the coming festival which falls on Feb. 26, this year. กกกก