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News Archive --- Date:20040505


China

  • China reports no new SARS case in past 24 hours  (17:22, May 05, 2004)
  • PLA Navy task group leaves HK (21:38, May 05, 2004)
  • China's railways difficult in meeting surging freight demand (10:28, May 05, 2004)
  • President attaches importance to Chinese citizens' safety in Pakistan (12:02, May 05, 2004)
  • Earthquake jolts northwest China's Qinghai Province (10:31, May 05, 2004)
  • China aims to extend expressway to 82,000 kms (11:02, May 05, 2004)
  • China's youth league boasts over 71 mln members (10:36, May 05, 2004)
  • China confirms 3 more SARS cases (11:35, May 05, 2004)
  • Li Changchun pays visit to model port worker amid May Day holiday (11:02, May 05, 2004)
  • China to send working group to treat Chinese injured in Pakistan (10:41, May 05, 2004)
  • Blast injures 33 at lottery market in southwest China (11:01, May 05, 2004)
  • Chinese working group to go to Pakistani for handling post-explosion affairs (11:01, May 05, 2004)
  • Chinese, Pakistani FMs make phone conversation on Gwadar bombing (10:25, May 05, 2004)
  • Beijing's first SARS patient discharged from hospital (08:08, May 08, 2004)



  • Business

  • China imports electricity from Russia (21:49, May 05, 2004)
  • Inner Mongolia reports drastic surge in overseas investment (14:13, May 05, 2004)
  • New payment system to set up for chief executives of SOEs (11:43, May 05, 2004)
  • Chinese experts appreciate a more mature RMB exchange rate mechanism (11:28, May 05, 2004)
  • More students stay away from job market as competition heats up (11:51, May 05, 2004)
  • China's adjustment to overheated economy understandable: Hang Seng official (11:51, May 05, 2004)
  • Survey shows optimistic business expectations for second quarter in HK (11:51, May 05, 2004)
  • Massive capital inflows cause surge in Forex reserves in China,Japan: BOCHK (11:43, May 05, 2004)



  • World

  • 17 suspects detained over attack on Chinese in Pakistan (21:42, May 05, 2004)
  • Chinese premier starts official visit to Belgium (22:15, May 05, 2004)
  • Chinese premier wraps up official visit to Germany (21:10, May 05, 2004)
  • US reveals Iraqi prisoner deaths as scandal grows (21:05, May 05, 2004)
  • Australian PM condemns torture of Iraqi prisoners by US soldiers (21:03, May 05, 2004)
  • Canadian sues US military for alleged torture (21:03, May 05, 2004)
  • Thousands march in Wellington to protest over Maori land rights (21:02, May 05, 2004)
  • China, EU developing "mature partnership" (21:10, May 05, 2004)
  • Arab networks to interview Bush over Iraqi prisoners abuses (14:02, May 05, 2004)
  • Japan mulls troops deployment in Afghanistan (14:06, May 05, 2004)
  • Premier presents proposal on Sino-German economic cooperation (11:06, May 05, 2004)
  • German president praises relations with China   (12:09, May 05, 2004)
  • Premier Wen holds talks with German chancellor (11:15, May 05, 2004)
  • British minister promises thorough probe into Iraqi prisoner photos (12:05, May 05, 2004)
  • Palestine urges efforts to revive roadmap peace plan (10:59, May 05, 2004)
  • Mideast quartet reaffirms commitment to roadmap (11:15, May 05, 2004)
  • Zambian court orders arrest of former intelligence chief (11:12, May 05, 2004)
  • AU urges Somali leaders to pursue peace (11:11, May 05, 2004)
  • Chinese-Belgian ties expand smoothly (11:15, May 05, 2004)
  • Sri Lanka frees over 1,500 prisoners to mark traditional Buddhist festival (10:40, May 05, 2004)
  • 2 suspects detained over attack on Chinese in Pakistan (10:38, May 05, 2004)



  • Opinion

  • National anthem should be played more (12:08, May 05, 2004)
  • China learns to be more pragmatic (11:57, May 05, 2004)



  • Sports

  • China books tickets in over half of Olympic events in Athens so far (21:22, May 05, 2004)
  • Athens bombings not connected with Olympic venue: IOC (21:19, May 05, 2004)



  • Science & Technology

  • China-Germany High-Tech Dialogue Forum opens in Berlin (21:54, May 05, 2004)



  • Life

  • Great efforts made to restore eco-environment of Qinling (21:49, May 05, 2004)
  • Why men eager to marry a teacher wife (21:46, May 05, 2004)
  • 280,000 Chinese die of hepatitis B each year (13:24, May 05, 2004)
  • 1.33m Chinese couples divorce last year (12:10, May 05, 2004)
  • Chinese youth have more choices toward marriage (11:46, May 05, 2004)
  • Individuals encouraged to buy siheyuans in Beijing to preserve heritage  (11:18, May 05, 2004)
  • Shanghai releases water information to public (11:46, May 05, 2004)



  • Photo

    Premier Wen meets with Berlin mayor

    Visiting Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao (Front, R) meets with Berlin mayor Klaus Wowereit in Berlin May 4, 2004.

    Premier meets with President of the German Bundestag

    Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao (L) meets with Wolfgang Thierse, President of the German Bundestag in Berlin May 4, 2004. Wen was on his three-day official visit to Germany.

    China-Germany High-Tech Dialogue Forum opens in Berlin

    The third meeting of China-Germany High-Tech Dialogue Forum opened Tuesday in Berlin with the aim of promoting bilateral cooperation and exchange between the two countries in the high-tech sector.

    China Manned Spaceflight Popular Science exhibition

    China Manned Spaceflight Popular Science exhibition was held in Beijing on May 4. Visitors swarmed in front of the exhibits to avail themselves of the opportunity by taking pictures, having close look at them or taking notes.

    China Hukou tourism

    Three elder farmers pull donkeys for tourists at the Hukou Waterfall, a marvelous waterfall on the Yellow River flowing through the Jingshan Valley at Ji County of north China's Shanxi Province, May 4, 2004. The scenery area received almost 50,000 visitors on Tuesday, the fourth day of the May Day Holidays.

    Dalian Shide beats Krung Thai Bank

    Zhang Yalin of Dalian Shide soccer team breaks through the defense line of Krung Thai Bank team during a match of the Asian Champiions League. Dalian Shide beat Krung Thai Bank 3:1 in the game.

    May Day in Afghanistan

    Female students are singing on an assembly in Kabul - Afghanistan's capital on May 4. About 2,000 people from various levels of Afghanistan gathered here to celebrate International Labor Day. This is the first of its kind in 12 years.

    The first university fashion festival held in Xinjiang

    Students' Federation in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region held the first university fashion festival in Urumchi on Youth Day. An actor from Xinjiang Agricultural University dances traditional dance. the festival will last three days.

    Wen Jiabao meets with German President

    Visiting Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao (R) meets with German President Johannes Rau in Berlin May 4, 2004. Wen was on his three-day official visit to Germany. (Xinhua Photo)


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