Model workers on Tian'anmen towerFandilina'er, a model worker from Xinjiang Song and Dance Ensemble, dances at the gate tower of Tian'anmen April 28, 2004. She is one of more than 100 national model workers and May 1 medal winners, who climbed up the Tian'anmen gate tower to have an bird's-eye view of Tian'anmen Square. (Xinhua)
China, Cook Islands to promote bilateral tiesChinese Premier Wen Jiabao (L) accompanies Prime Minister of the Cook Islands Robert Woonton in a review of the honor guard in Beijing, capital of China, April 28, 2004. Wen held a welcoming ceremony for Woonton's visit to China on April 28. (Xinhua)
Golden monkey cubs bask in "maternal love" Two female golden monkeys cuddle their newborns at the Hangzhou Zoo, April 28, 2004. The cubs were given birth at an interval of 10 days. (Xinhua Photo)
HK's only Olympic gold medalist to enjoy Athens GamesHK windsurfing team is busy preparing for Olympic trials. (Xinhua)
Thai clashes leave 112 dead This TV footage dated April 28 shows that Thai government soldiers trade fires with insurgents in southern Thailand. (Xinhua/Reuters Photo)
Electronic appliance retailer grows robustSuning Appliance Chains, one of China's largest home appliance retailers, said it enters a rapid growth period as of this year and plans to open 100 new chain stores and achieve a sales volume of over 20 billion yuan (US$2.4 billion). (newsphoto)
Reform for CBA in new seasonThe China Basketball Management Center (CBMC) on April 27 announced major changes to its men's professional basketball league, the Chinese Basketball Association League (CBA).