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News Archive --- Date:20040516


China

  • China to revitalize NE. industrial base  (09:05, May 17, 2004)
  • CPC delegation heads for France, Germany, Italy (19:38, May 16, 2004)
  • Singaporean Deputy PM encourages cooperation with China (19:38, May 16, 2004)
  • Chinese State Councilor meets representatives of ICCA conference (19:36, May 16, 2004)
  • China expands trials of new drug-relief therapy to curb spread of AIDS (18:09, May 16, 2004)
  • Taiwan's Chen urged to cancel inauguration (13:40, May 16, 2004)
  • China reports no new SARS cases (May 15) (10:57, May 16, 2004)
  • Chinese top legislator to visit four European countries (10:59, May 16, 2004)
  • Six-party working group meeting lays basis for further talks (13:42, May 16, 2004)
  • 1.98 million dollars disbursed by HK for disaster relief in 2003-04 (11:35, May 16, 2004)
  • Chinese former vice premier donates book reward to help students in poverty (13:42, May 16, 2004)
  • Book issued to mark Deng's centennial birthday (11:40, May 16, 2004)
  • Third six-party talks to open in June (13:42, May 16, 2004)
  • Much land for real estate purpose still undeveloped in China:official (11:16, May 16, 2004)
  • Singaporean deputy PM expresses admiration for Shanghai's development (11:11, May 16, 2004)



  • Business

  • World's financial moguls to attend Beijing forum due next Wednesday (19:40, May 16, 2004)
  • Foreign trade report 32% rise in Beijing (19:40, May 16, 2004)
  • Air China eyes IPO by year-end (17:48, May 16, 2004)
  • CEPA brings rise of HK investment in Beijing (17:47, May 16, 2004)
  • China to achieve a soft landing: minister  (20:18, May 16, 2004)
  • Cross-Straits investment needs boost (16:59, May 16, 2004)
  • US trade panel approves duties on Chinese TV sets (13:38, May 16, 2004)
  • Cellphones ring in sparkle of good spirit (13:35, May 16, 2004)
  • Foreign trade soars in Shanghai (13:34, May 16, 2004)
  • Overseas investment, foreign trade report big rise in Beijing (13:37, May 16, 2004)



  • World

  • US denies New Yorker's report on prisoner abuse (18:30, May 16, 2004)
  • India's Congress pledges closer ties with China, US (18:29, May 16, 2004)
  • Massive rally calls for Gaza withdrawal (17:05, May 16, 2004)
  • Bush job approval rate down to 42% in poll (17:04, May 16, 2004)
  • Report: Rumsfeld OK'd prison program (16:56, May 16, 2004)
  • India's new leadership has eyes of the world (16:54, May 16, 2004)
  • US starts releasing Iraqi prisoners  (12:40, May 16, 2004)
  • France: U.S. must accept end of occupation (12:53, May 16, 2004)
  • Another allegation against US army on detainee abuse in Afghanistan (12:57, May 16, 2004)
  • US soldier sustained injury in southern Afghanistan (13:00, May 16, 2004)
  • 147 killed in Philippine poll-related violence (13:03, May 16, 2004)
  • Malaysia to maintain good relations with India: PM (13:26, May 16, 2004)
  • Iraqis doubt US intention of withdrawing troops (13:27, May 16, 2004)



  • Opinion




    Sports

  • S. Africa to host 2010 FIFA World Cup  (17:20, May 16, 2004)
  • China wins Uber Cup title   (17:20, May 16, 2004)



  • Science & Technology

  • Wind energy: Key to solve energy shortage (17:43, May 16, 2004)
  • China launches "2004 Science Week" (17:09, May 16, 2004)
  • China's nuke plan lures foreigners (17:00, May 16, 2004)
  • First privately funded rocket launches  (13:49, May 16, 2004)



  • Life

  • International Museum Day 2004 Hong Kong opens (18:06, May 16, 2004)
  • China should focus on preservation of traditional culture: expert (18:05, May 16, 2004)
  • China faces grim challenges in curbing schistosomiasis: health expert (18:02, May 16, 2004)
  • Visa Int'l doubles its cards in China (17:44, May 16, 2004)
  • Foreign workers flocking to Shanghai (17:14, May 16, 2004)
  • Rescued dolphin kept under care in HK (13:32, May 16, 2004)
  • Framework set for major cultural project (13:34, May 16, 2004)
  • Hainan province to open more intl. air routes (13:36, May 16, 2004)
  • Guangdong launches inspection on bulk liquor following four toxic alcohol deaths (13:39, May 16, 2004)



  • Photo

    ASEAN plus 3 Finance Ministers Meeting

    Chinese Finance Minister Jin Renqing, left, hands in hand with Japanese Finance Minister Sadakazu Tanigaki to take a picture during the Press Conference of ASEAN plus 3 Finance Ministers Meeting and Launch of Asian Bonds Online at a hotel in the resort island of Jeju, South Korea May 15, 2004. They are attending the 37th Asian Development Bank annual meeting for three days.(AP photo)

    Folk craftsmanship contest in Hangzhou

    Two craftswomen do traditional Chinese stitchwork and paper-cut respectively at a folk craftsmanship contest in Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province, May 15, 2004. Nearly 40 craftsmen demonstrated their artistic skills at the contest on Saturday.

    Int'l diamond design contest in HK

    A model shows a diamond jewellery "Fusion" in Hong Kong on May 14, 2004. This is one of the two international winning pieces presented by Hong Kong at the international diamond design competition. 39 pieces of diamond jewellery which comprise seven masterpieces from Chinese mainland, Hong Kong and Taiwan were the winners at the international diamond design competition held earlier this year that attracted 16 countries and regions including Italy, France, Britain, Germany and Japan.

    China disabled persons' art troupe starts Taiwan tour

    The China Art Performance Troupe for the Disables is now in Taipei, to kick off an eight-day performance tour of the island province of Taiwan.

    Protest against Iraqi prisoner abuse

    Two Americans re-act the scene of US soldiers' abuse on Iraqi prisoners to protest against the violation of human rights, outside the Supreme Court of the United States in Washington May 14, 2004.

    China lift Uber Cup for fourth in a row

    Chinese women's badminton team members pose for photographs during the awarding ceremony for the final match of the world team badminton championship Uber Cup in Jakarta, Indonesia May 15, 2004. China beat the team of the Republic of Korea 3-1 and won a 12th Uber Cup.

    S.Africans cheer Cup bid victory

    Former South African President Nelson Mandela cheers after it was announced that South Africa won the right to host the 2010 Soccer World Cup at a news briefing in Zurich, Switzerland May 15, 2004. South Africa will be the first African country to host the world cup event.Click for larger view! (Xinhua/AFP Photo)


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