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News Archive --- Date:20040511


China

  • Vice premier meets Japanese guests (20:48, May 11, 2004)
  • Iraq abuse exposes US double standard in human rights (20:33, May 11, 2004)
  • Vice-premier calls for Inte'l cooperation in plant protection (20:25, May 11, 2004)
  • Anti-terrorism should be combined with peace and development: CPPCC chairman (20:25, May 11, 2004)
  • China slams US Congress' support of Taiwan's participation in WHO (20:32, May 11, 2004)
  • 1st China int'l tunnel, underground space exhibition scheduled (18:52, May 11, 2004)
  • Beijing invites bids for 2008 Olympic venues (18:50, May 11, 2004)
  • German-funded afforestation project starts in Gansu (18:49, May 11, 2004)
  • 2 more SARS patients discharged from hospital (17:23, May 11, 2004)
  • Agricultural fair to highlight food safety (17:19, May 11, 2004)
  • China's chief of general staff to visit 4 European nations (13:59, May 11, 2004)
  • No plan to remap administrative divisions: official  (08:29, May 11, 2004)
  • No seat for Taiwan at WHO conference: FM (09:56, May 11, 2004)
  • China condemns abuse of Iraqi prisoners by US, British soldiers (08:19, May 11, 2004)
  • China to mark 14th "Handicapped People-Aid Day" (08:29, May 11, 2004)



  • Business

  • 9tr yuan raw materials to be demanded in 2004 (19:03, May 11, 2004)
  • Guangdong sees marked growth in private enterprises (19:04, May 11, 2004)
  • Agricultural loans up 18% in Q1 (19:06, May 11, 2004)
  • Merrill Lynch granted QFII, more are expecting approval (15:12, May 11, 2004)
  • US economists fret over China effect (13:55, May 11, 2004)
  • Steel prices falling back  (10:59, May 11, 2004)
  • Pro-active fiscal policies added millions of jobs in six years (10:17, May 11, 2004)
  • Deeper water helps raise cargo shipment (10:14, May 11, 2004)
  • Dongfeng, Renault agree on JV car project (10:13, May 11, 2004)
  • Nation 2nd largest global radio broadcasting market (09:59, May 11, 2004)
  • Premier Wen welcomes UK businesses to China  (11:34, May 11, 2004)
  • Shanghai, Hamburg sign agreement on harbor cooperation (08:22, May 11, 2004)
  • Moody's sees improved outlooks for HK property companies (08:32, May 11, 2004)
  • German chemical giant inks equipment import accord for China operations (08:26, May 11, 2004)
  • New Benz models to be manufactured in China's capital (08:28, May 11, 2004)
  • World express giant DHL begins to provide domestic express service in China (08:30, May 11, 2004)



  • World

  • Premier Wen offers six-point proposal for boosting Sino-UK cooperation (20:47, May 11, 2004)
  • Kazakh president to visit China (18:57, May 11, 2004)
  • Roh Moo-hyun to issue statement if reinstated (18:59, May 11, 2004)
  • 14 reportedly killed in Philippine airplane crash (18:59, May 11, 2004)
  • S.Korea to send military delegation to northern Iraq (16:46, May 11, 2004)
  • One Russian killed, two abducted in Iraq: FM (16:45, May 11, 2004)
  • Honduras withdrawing troops from Iraq: president (16:42, May 11, 2004)
  • 4 killed, 25 wounded in Kirkuk bomb blast (16:40, May 11, 2004)
  • Premier: China will consider Taiwan reunification law (14:44, May 11, 2004)
  • Indonesia, Malaysia can safeguard Malacca Strait: US official (14:57, May 11, 2004)
  • Arroyo in close contest with opposition rival: quick counting (14:53, May 11, 2004)
  • US Senate condemns abuse of Iraqi prisoners by American soldiers (14:48, May 11, 2004)
  • Bush publicly backs Rumsfeld (14:46, May 11, 2004)
  • Constitutional Court to deliver verdict on S.Korean president's impeachment Friday (14:39, May 11, 2004)
  • Poll shows Bush's approval rating hits new lows (14:37, May 11, 2004)
  • Premier Wen starts visit to Ireland (12:31, May 11, 2004)
  • Trial of former Serbian PM's assassin postponed (10:07, May 11, 2004)
  • Greek, Cypriot foreign ministers meet on Cyprus issue (10:05, May 11, 2004)
  • Chile denies facing isolation in South America (09:59, May 11, 2004)
  • New Zealand to commit ongoing funding for Pacific Security Fund (09:58, May 11, 2004)
  • Half of Belgians oppose EU enlargement (09:55, May 11, 2004)
  • Red Cross: Iraq abuse routine, systematic  (09:52, May 11, 2004)
  • Sino-UK business website launched in London (08:33, May 11, 2004)
  • Pakistan rejects Vajpayee's statement on Kashmir polls (08:35, May 11, 2004)
  • China, UK vow to develop strategic partnership: joint statement (08:22, May 11, 2004)
  • Prisoner abuse probe to be Iraq-wide: US military (08:37, May 11, 2004)
  • China, Britain agree to strengthen bilateral relations  (08:22, May 11, 2004)
  • Abuse on Iraqis by British soldiers to be "rooted out": Hoon (08:18, May 11, 2004)
  • Bush praises Rumsfeld following briefing at Pentagon (08:16, May 11, 2004)
  • Bush shown photos of prisoner abuse  (09:54, May 11, 2004)



  • Opinion

  • Trying those accused of Iraqi prison abuse not to calm Iraqis (14:39, May 11, 2004)
  • Vulnerability behind auto boom (14:43, May 11, 2004)
  • No plausible excuse for prisoner abuse (10:01, May 11, 2004)
  • Rising oil cost won't derail economy (09:50, May 11, 2004)
  • Ambiguous US policy stokes tension (08:41, May 11, 2004)



  • Sports

  • Flying man confirms China visit itinerary  (20:40, May 11, 2004)
  • Glasgow Rangers to make debut at HK 7's 2004  (20:40, May 11, 2004)
  • Chinese Thomas Cup team sends Indonesia to play-off session  (20:41, May 11, 2004)
  • Chinese Uber Cup team advances to quarter-finals (20:42, May 11, 2004)



  • Science & Technology

  • 2nd generating unit of 2nd-phase Qinshan nuke power plant starts operation   (10:10, May 11, 2004)
  • CUHK to establish School of Law (08:16, May 11, 2004)
  • China to host world engineers' convention (08:19, May 11, 2004)



  • Life

  • Nation's 1st World Heritage Park opens (17:01, May 11, 2004)
  • Coal mine collapse traps 3 in Guangdong (15:50, May 11, 2004)
  • Macao's traffic accidents rise in 1st quarter of 2004 (15:47, May 11, 2004)
  • Beijingers continue to suffer traffic jam (14:47, May 11, 2004)
  • Movie starts filming on Deng Xiaoping's love (13:50, May 11, 2004)
  • Transsexual's wedding mirrors social changes in China (11:12, May 11, 2004)



  • Photo

    Premier Wen meets with president of News Corp.

    Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao (R) meets with Rupert Murdoch, president of News Corporation, in London, Britain, May 10, 2004. (Xinhua Photo)

    Premier Wen visits Oxford University

    Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao(C) visits the library of Oxford University May 10, 2004. (Xinhua Photo)

    Sino-British business website launched

    Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao (C) and British Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott (L) click jointly the initiative key on a laptop to launch a Sino-British business website in London May 10, 2004. The website, developed by China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) and launched with the help of China-Britain Business Council (CBBC), aims to offer a platform for both Chinese and British business circles intending to invest and do businesses in each other's countries. (Xinhua Photo)

    Hip hop in China

    Two university students dance during the "Street Dance" Competition in Suzhou, a city in east China's Jiangsu Province, May 10, 2004. More than 60 contestants from the city's universities and colleges took part in the competition. (Xinhua Photo)

    Premier Wen, Blair hold talks

    Visiting Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao (R) shakes hands with his British counterpart Tony Blair in London May 10, 2004. Wen arrived here Sunday on a three-day official visit to Britain, aimed at promoting an all-round Sino-British relationship.

    DHL allowed to practice domestic courier service in China

    Dr. Klaus Zumwinkel, chairman of Deutsche Post, parent company of DHL, delivered speech at the opening ceremony for DHL Logistic Center at Pudong, Shanghai on May 10. He announed that DHL had invested a total of 215 millon US dollars in the Chinese market. The open of the Pudong Logistic center marks DHL's formal commencement of domestic courier service in China.

    China Unicom cellphone users exceed 100m

    China United Telecom (China Unicom) said Monday its number of mobile phone subscribers exceeded 100 million by May 5, becoming the third largest mobile phone network operator in the world after China Mobile and Vodafone.

    Nuclear sector expands

    Technicians monitor the operation of the second nuclear power generating set of the second phase of the Qinshan Nuclear Power plant. The new generating facility will help ease power shortages in East China.(newsphoto)

    Bush shown photos of prisoner abuse

    U.S. President Bush examined new photos and video clips of American soldiers abusing Iraqi prisoners Monday, reacting with "deep disgust and disbelief" during a Pentagon visit in which he underscored his support for embattled Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld. U.S. President Bush, left, Vice President Dick Cheney and Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, right, emerge from a military briefing in the Defense Secretary's office suite at the Pentagon May 10, 2004. (AP photo)

    Chinese badminton teams shuttle to quarter-finals

    Chinese duo Wei Yili (R)/Zhao Tingting are in the elimination game against Karina De wit/Brenda Beenhakker from the Netherlands in the 2004 Uber Cup in Jakarta, May 10, 2004. Wei and Zhao won the game 2-0. Finally, the women's badminton team of China won 5-0.

    Victory Day celebration in Ukrain

    Parades and rallies were held across Ukraine on May 9 to commemorate the 59th anniversary of the Victory Day.

    China's "Father of Hybrid Rice" awarded Wolf Prize

    China's "Father of Hybrid Rice", Yuan Longping, is awarded Wolf Prize in Agriculture in Jerusalem, on Sunday, May 9, 2004.


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