Ministry of Health and WHO To Hold a Joint Press Conference in Beijing Vice Minister of Health Gao Qiang (R) and World Health Organization (WHO)'s top infectious disease expert Dr. David Heymann (L) answer questions from journalists at a press conference held Thursday in Beijing. Dr. Heymann said at the conference that the SARS-related information offered by China was "informative and complete ".
Joint Press Conference by WHO and MOHDavid Heymann, World Health Organization executive director for communicable diseases, said at the joint press briefing hosted by the Chinese Ministry of Health and WHO in Beijing Thursday that SARS-related information offered by China was "informative and complete ".
The New Hollywood Legend Stamp To Honor Audrey HepburnThe United States Postal Service unveils a new Hollywood Legend Stamp honoring the late actress Audrey Hepburn, as her son Sean Ferrer and actress Jennifer Love Hewitt pose during first day of issue ceremonies in Hollywood June 11, 2003. Hewitt is a goodwill ambassador for the Audrey Hepburn Foundation for Children, and has portrayed Hepburn in a television movie.
Palestinian Suicide Bomber Killed At Least 16 People In Jerusalem An Israeli policeman searches a bus destroyed by a suspected Palestinian suicide bomber in Jerusalem June 11. A Palestinian suicide bomber killed at least 16 people and injured nearly 100 on a Jerusalem bus on Wednesday to avenge an Israeli bid to assassinate a Hamas leader; Israel struck back within minutes, killing seven.
Business in Chinese Countrysiade is Resumed after the Control of SARSWorkers load onions on to a truck Wednesday before delivering them to a wholesale market in Feixiang County of North China's Hebei Province. The county -- one of the three largest onion production bases in China -- has resumed business after the deadly SARS virus was brought under control.
A Series of Explosion to Happen in an Illegal Chemical Factory Wednesday in ShenyangA fireball rises from a warehouse as a series of explosion rocked an illegal chemical factory Wednesday in Shenyang, northeastern China's Liaoning Province, injuring three people and caused a huge fire. Investigation on the explosion was on the way.
An Anti-SARS Remote-controlled Robot to be Put Into Use A scientist of the Institute of Automation of the Chinese Academy of Sciences demonstrates an anti-SARS remote-controlled robot June 11, 2003. The robot, equipped with a video camera, a wireless image-translation system and an ultrasonic infrared sensor, can make the rounds of the wards and deliver medicine and food to patients and carry medical instrument.
Afghan policemen strengthen security in Kabul An Afghan policeman stops a car for a check on a street in Kabul June 11, 2003. The Afghan police have strengthened security in the capital after four soldiers of the International Security Assistance Force were killed in a car bomb blast last Saturday.
The Lake Scene of the Three Gorges A yacht sails near the Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River in central China's Hubei Province June 11, 2003. The water level of the Three Gorges Reservoir reached 135 meters June 10 and a new lake has appeared.
Three Gorges Project (2)Water flows through water diversion holes of the Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River in central China's Hubei Province June 11, 2003. Some 10 water diversion holes were opened to release water. The water level of the Three Gorges Reservoir reached 135 meters June 10.
Three Gorges Project Water flows through water diversion holes of the Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River in central China's Hubei Province June 11, 2003. Some 10 water diversion holes were opened to release water. The water level of the Three Gorges Reservoir reached 135 meters June 10.
The Wanzhou Port in Southwest China's Chongqing MunicipalityThe photo shows the Wanzhou port in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality. The water level of the Three Gorges Reservoir reached 135 meters June 10, five days ahead of the schedule.
The First Academician of Chinese Origin at French AcademyFrancois Cheng (L), a French writer of Chinese origin, shows off a sword hornoring him the glory of being the membership of the French Academy at a ceremony given by the Paris city government at the Hotel de Ville of Paris while his wife holds flowers beside him June 10, 2003. Francois Cheng is the first academician of Chinese origin at the long established French Academy.
Chinese Job Markes to ResumeA job-seeker inquires about demand and supply in Chinese job market at a job fair in Shenyang, capital of northeast China's Liaoning Province, June 11, 2003. More than 70 enterprises and 2,000 job-seekers attended the fair, which has been reopend after the SARS epidemic was under control.
People to Creat a Healthy and Civilized Environment A woman pastes traditional Chinese knots during an activity to discard bad habits and creat a healthy and civilized environment in Beijing June 11, 2003. Beijing residents will make concerted efforts to achieve the goal.
Australian Ambassador to China Enjoyspaintings by Laid-off Women Workers Alan Thomas (2nd L), Australian ambassador to China, looks at a wheat straw painting by laid-off women workers in Beijing June 11, 2003. In the coming years, the Australian government will donate 400,000 yuan (48,190 US dollars) to help laid-off women workers in Beijing, and it is estimated that more than 100,000 women will benefit from the donation.
Ancient Chinese Store House in Shaanxi ProvinceThe photo shows the eastern gate of the Fengtuyi Store House, some 17 kilometers east of Dali County in northwest China's Shaanxi Province. Built in 1882 under the rule of Emperor Guangxu (1875-1908) of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), the store house, once regarded as the first of its kind in the world, is 133 meters long, 83 meters wide and eight meters high and has a storage capacity of 5,520 tons. It is now used to store grain by the Chaoyi Grain Supply Center in Dali.
The Masterminder of the Bali bombings to Be AccusedIndonesian Amrozi (R) arrives under police escort at the court in Denpasar, on Bali island. Amrozi has been accused of masterminding the deadly Bali bombings by fellow suspect Imam Samudra.
Cultural and Entertainment Activities in Beijing to resumeMembers of the women's drum group of the cultural centre in northeast Beijing's Chaoyang District rehearse in high spirits despite the drizzle Wednesday morning after having stopped for more than one month due to the SARS outbreak. Cultural and entertainment activities have been resuming now that the worst is over for the virus-hit city.