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News Archive --- Date:20040502


China

  • China reports no new SARS case in past 24 hours (20:02, May 02, 2004)
  • China earmarks more fund for anti-poverty projects (20:01, May 02, 2004)
  • China resettles 15M residents for 80,000 reservoir projects since 1949 (20:00, May 02, 2004)
  • Chinese migrant workers get promoted in social status (19:57, May 02, 2004)
  • Owner of ship capsized in Yellow River detained (16:37, May 02, 2004)
  • Beijing confirms one more SARS case (16:07, May 02, 2004)
  • Two killed as strong quake jolts Taiwan (16:06, May 02, 2004)
  • Premier Wen leaves for Europe visit (13:52, May 02, 2004)
  • Anhui SARS patient in stable condition (13:53, May 02, 2004)
  • Twenty-two laws, regulations take effect (13:20, May 02, 2004)
  • 2004 World Historical, Cultural Cities Expo opens in Nanjing (12:10, May 02, 2004)
  • Jungle law dominating China roads might quit with new road safety law enacted (12:11, May 02, 2004)
  • Coal mine death toll rises to 36 in Shanxi Province (13:19, May 02, 2004)
  • Chinese open International Labor Day holiday with joy (12:11, May 02, 2004)
  • Ship accident rescue underway but chance thin for 10 missing in Henan (12:11, May 02, 2004)



  • Business

  • Germany becomes biggest automobile import source for China (20:11, May 02, 2004)
  • China's foreign service trade surpasses 100 billion US dollars (20:09, May 02, 2004)
  • Trade volume to top $1 trillion in 2004 (17:04, May 02, 2004)
  • Macao's banking sector in fierce fight for profit margin (14:26, May 02, 2004)
  • Bank savings on rise in south China's Hainan Province (14:50, May 02, 2004)
  • Tibet reports double-digit GDP growth in 1st quarter (14:25, May 02, 2004)
  • Foreign trade grows steadily in NE. China province (14:24, May 02, 2004)
  • Biz weekly highlights Apr.24-29: Macro control and co-op network (12:26, May 02, 2004)
  • Beijing receives 200,000 tourists on first day of holiday week (12:12, May 02, 2004)
  • EU enlargement to provide more opportunities for China (12:13, May 02, 2004)



  • World

  • Full text of Bush's letter to Sharon on disengagement plan (19:52, May 02, 2004)
  • Sharon says pullout vote is fateful decision (19:51, May 02, 2004)
  • Four coalition soldiers killed in Iraq (16:35, May 02, 2004)
  • New Zealand National Party takes lead in latest poll (15:52, May 02, 2004)
  • Nicaragua condemns US abuse of Iraqi prisoners (15:51, May 02, 2004)
  • Castro says Cuba will never accept any "democratic transition" (15:49, May 02, 2004)
  • Canadians demonstrate in Vancouver to mark May Day (15:48, May 02, 2004)
  • Chile may send more troops to Haiti: president (15:45, May 02, 2004)
  • Chile: EU enlargement brings more business opportunity (15:44, May 02, 2004)
  • Likud members start voting on Sharon plan (15:42, May 02, 2004)
  • Sri Lankan President grants amnesty to prisoners (15:21, May 02, 2004)
  • Six westerners killed in Saudi oil office  (15:09, May 02, 2004)
  • Singapore PM to visit US (14:38, May 02, 2004)
  • Bush says more violence possible in Iraq (14:39, May 02, 2004)
  • US confirms killing of two Americans in Saudi Arabia (14:38, May 02, 2004)
  • Indian elections to cost 2.25 billion US dollars (14:39, May 02, 2004)
  • EU celebrates enlargement with unfinished tasks ahead (14:40, May 02, 2004)
  • Pakistan releases 78 tribesmen (14:40, May 02, 2004)
  • DPRK says US conducts at least 210 sky spying operations in April (14:41, May 02, 2004)
  • Trade Unions of DPRK, S.Korea celebrate May Day together (14:41, May 02, 2004)
  • Five Westerners killed in Saudi attack (14:42, May 02, 2004)
  • Army secretly reports blatant abuses of Iraqi prisoners, says magazine (14:43, May 02, 2004)
  • At least 35 killed by rebels in northern Uganda (14:43, May 02, 2004)
  • Hamas leader collective, not individual: representative (14:44, May 02, 2004)
  • EU launches formal ceremony to welcome 10 new members (14:46, May 02, 2004)
  • Berlin police detain 70 troublemakers (14:46, May 02, 2004)



  • Opinion

  • China's "Peaceful Rise" (15:45, May 02, 2004)
  • China's development, Wen's top challenge (14:32, May 02, 2004)
  • Fortifying Eurasian security (14:29, May 02, 2004)
  • Green GDP plan still needs much work (14:28, May 02, 2004)



  • Sports




    Science & Technology

  • Satellite to help Beijing's Olympic Games (19:55, May 02, 2004)



  • Life

  • Chinese females increasingly find jobs in multinationals (20:04, May 02, 2004)
  • 2004 World Historical, Cultural Cities Expo opens in Nanjing (12:50, May 02, 2004)
  • Travelers choose different ways spending seven-day vacation (12:17, May 02, 2004)



  • Photo

    Car shaped MP3 eye-catching

    A lady is displaying a minicar shaped MP3 player. It attracts eyes of many young people at the Digial Sci-tech Week held at Zhongguancun, Beijing.

    Promotion for FIFA bidding

    Egyptian volunteers build up a Pyramid with ballot boxes in front of the ancient Pyramid in Giza during a promotion ceromony for Egypt's 2010 FIFA World Cup bid in south of Cairo, Egypt, April 30, 2004. About 20 million supporting ballots for the bid collected from all over the country are packed into 2,010 boxes, with which volunteers build up a 15-meter Pyramid.

    Poppies uprooted

    A Chinese policeman holds a large bundle of poppies that have just been uprooted at Hengshi Village near Yongzhou, a city in central China's Hunan Province, April 30, 2004. The police uprooted more than 1,500 poppies illegally cultivated at the village on Friday.

    First TV channel for the game of go

    Li Xinmin, director of Guizhou TV Station pressed the botton to kick off the Tianyuan Channel, the first TV channel for the game of go in China. It covers the whole nation. TV viewers have to pay to watch this digital TV channel.

    Beijing International Drama Festival

    The photo taken on April 30, 2004 shows a scene of the famous drama "Peer Gynt" by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen, performed in the Tianqiao Theater, in Beijing, China. The performance was part of the Second Beijing International Drama Festival.

    Tourism Festival in Xiamen

    Tourists enjoy performances at the opening ceremony of a tourism festival in Xiamen, southeast China's Fujian Province, May 1, 2004. More than 30 activities will be held at the fair during the May Day holidays.

    2004 World Historical, Cultural Cities Expo Opens in Nanjing

    Mayors and their representatives of ten foreign cities including Barcelona, Florence, Kyoto, Melbourne and St. Petersburg and mayors of 11 Chinese cities, including three in UNESCO World Heritage List, attended the expo

    EU enlargement

    Irish Prime Minister Bertie Ahern (C), whose country is holding the rotating presidency of the European Union (EU), EU Commission President Romano Prodi (1st L) and European Parliament President Pat Cox pose in front of the map of the new EU in Dublin, Ireland, May 1, 2004. The EU enlargement ceremony will be held in Dublin on May 1. Leaders of the 15 EU member states and the 10 countries to become EU's new members will take part in the ceremony.

    Ship for Airbus A380 parts delivered

    The ship to carry the main body of and wings of Airbus A380, Bordeaux, was delivered to the owner by Jinling Shipyard at Yizheng, Jiangsu Province. The ship is 154.15 meters long and has a loading capacity of 5,200 tons. It will take A380 parts from Airbus' plants around Europe to France for assembly. The ship will head for France soon from Yizheng.

    Hu attends ceremony marking operation of new railway

    Chinese President Hu Jintao, who is on an inspection tour in Jiangsu Province, attends a ceremony to mark the operation of the Nanjing-Yangzhou section of the Nanjing-Qidong railway in Yangzhou May 1, 2004.


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