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News Archive --- Date:20040517


China

  • Top legislator meets Thai guests (21:22, May 17, 2004)
  • Top legislator meets Japanese guests (21:21, May 17, 2004)
  • New mineral bases to be built in Tarim Basin (17:29, May 17, 2004)
  • China to invest 40 bln yuan in containing Huaihe River (17:31, May 17, 2004)
  • "Taiwan independence" forces playing with fire (16:35, May 17, 2004)
  • Kazakh President presents wreath to People's Heroes Monument (16:09, May 17, 2004)
  • 47 people detained for fake milk powder incident (16:07, May 17, 2004)
  • General election remains ultimate goal of HK political system, Tung (14:43, May 17, 2004)
  • Robert L. Stevenson pays visit to People's Daily (14:32, May 17, 2004)
  • China's 1st economic census undergoing (12:08, May 17, 2004)
  • Solidifying China's regional partnerships (10:19, May 17, 2004)
  • China highlights psychological rehabilitation for handicapped (09:06, May 17, 2004)
  • "Killer" milk powder probe continues (16:07, May 17, 2004)
  • Curbing "Taiwan independence" most urgent task (08:21, May 17, 2004)



  • Business

  • Output value of machine building industry up 30 pct in Q1 (21:17, May 17, 2004)
  • Taiwan stock market plunges due to political tensions (21:19, May 17, 2004)
  • Foreign arbitral organizations welcome to China (21:15, May 17, 2004)
  • China's economy grows 9.8 percent in first quarter (09:02, May 18, 2004)
  • Vice-Premier stresses macro-control of economy (21:12, May 17, 2004)
  • Credit support for some projects in 10 industries suspended (18:20, May 17, 2004)
  • China may raise interest rates: experts (14:39, May 17, 2004)
  • The 6th Chongqing Hi-tech Fair to be held in November  (14:30, May 17, 2004)
  • Chinese TV makers to act on US ruling (10:18, May 17, 2004)
  • Fruitful year for domestic listed firms (10:15, May 17, 2004)
  • Massive metroline deal inked with Iran (10:14, May 17, 2004)
  • Daewoo digs deep in local digger market (10:09, May 17, 2004)
  • Singapore firms told to invest in China (10:09, May 17, 2004)
  • China's nuke plan lures foreigners (09:30, May 17, 2004)
  • AMCs entrusted with massive NPL disposal (09:32, May 17, 2004)
  • Morning brief news: power adding to power (09:23, May 17, 2004)
  • 17th ICCA conference opens in Beijing (08:08, May 17, 2004)
  • Backgrounder: International Commercial Arbitration System (08:09, May 17, 2004)



  • World

  • Al-Yawer named new IGC chief (08:59, May 18, 2004)
  • India's left parties decide not to join government (21:08, May 17, 2004)
  • Taiwan's attempt to access WHO fails again  (10:07, May 18, 2004)
  • Powell criticizes Arafat for "acting against peace" (16:19, May 17, 2004)
  • US to redeploy its troops in S. Korea to Iraq (16:17, May 17, 2004)
  • Israeli missiles strike Fatah office in Gaza (16:15, May 17, 2004)
  • New Zealand PM objects to suggestion of Australia-NZ union (21:04, May 17, 2004)
  • Japanese PM to call Bush on DPRK visit (16:03, May 17, 2004)
  • Rotating IGC head killed in car bombing (16:09, May 17, 2004)
  • Sonia Gandhi expects to take office (09:28, May 17, 2004)
  • Blasts hit 3 temples in southern Thailand (08:15, May 17, 2004)
  • Italians come under fresh attacks in Iraq (08:16, May 17, 2004)
  • Trial of first US soldier on prisoner abuse scandal postponed (08:17, May 17, 2004)
  • Israel has no plans to kill Arafat: deputy PM (08:18, May 17, 2004)
  • Israeli troops kill 3 Palestinians in eastern Gaza (08:15, May 17, 2004)
  • GCC summit discussion of regional security "positive:" Kuwaiti PM (08:19, May 17, 2004)
  • Rice: US troops to remain Iraq until job done (08:11, May 17, 2004)
  • Vote counting begins for Dominican presidential poll (08:09, May 17, 2004)



  • Opinion

  • Iraq may be main election issue  (13:56, May 17, 2004)
  • China deserves market economy status (09:02, May 17, 2004)
  • Improving life for all in Tibet (09:01, May 17, 2004)



  • Sports

  • China names 26-strong gymnastics Olympic squad (08:47, May 17, 2004)
  • Twenty-seven climbers scale Mt. Qomolangma in two days  (08:45, May 17, 2004)
  • Chinese gymnastics Olympic trial shuns "Thorpe issue"  (08:47, May 17, 2004)
  • China claims the Thomas Cup title  (11:08, May 17, 2004)



  • Science & Technology

  • China's largest wind power project under construction (16:21, May 17, 2004)
  • Rural Policy Research Center formed (15:16, May 17, 2004)
  • China completes apparatus and program design for lunar orbiting (13:44, May 17, 2004)
  • Beware of Microsoft's technology empire  (10:29, May 17, 2004)



  • Life

  • Wild orchids disappearing in China (15:35, May 17, 2004)
  • Taoism culture festival to open (15:31, May 17, 2004)
  • Guizhou halts hepatitis discrimination in civil service (17:31, May 17, 2004)
  • China sees road accident on the rise (15:32, May 17, 2004)
  • Tibet ranks 2nd in W.China urban residents' income (15:29, May 17, 2004)
  • One of every 12 people have private cars in Lhasa (15:27, May 17, 2004)
  • Beijing suspends draft animal welfare rule (16:15, May 17, 2004)
  • US Embassy issues new visa schedule (09:36, May 17, 2004)
  • Divorces rise as rules more flexible (09:35, May 17, 2004)
  • Book fair witnesses Chinese craze for knowledge (08:39, May 17, 2004)
  • Handicapped orphans cared by loving villagers in Shanxi (08:39, May 17, 2004)
  • Rainstorms hit E. China province (08:39, May 17, 2004)



  • Photo

    Women's body-building presentation

    Girls from Wuhan Art Academy give a performance at the opening ceremony of the nationwide women's body-building presentation in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, May 16, 2004. More than 2,000 women from 28 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions take part in the two-day competition.

    US Navy Blue Angels

    US Navy Blue Angels give a flight demonstration at the Andrews Airforce Base in the suburbs of Washington, May 15, 2004. Founded in 1946, the Blue Angels flight demonstration team has performed for more than 380 million audience.

    Ancient town birth anniversary

    A little girl and her grandfather return back from a vegetable market at Nanxiang township on the occasion of its 1,500th founding anniversary in Shanghai, May 15, 2004. Built in the Northern and Southern Dynasties (420-589), the township with the characteristics of a traditional Chinese garden is one of the famous ancient cultural towns in Shanghai.

    Iraq council head killed in car bombing

    The rotating president of the US-appointed (IGC), Izzedin Salim, was killed on Monday by a car bomb at a checkpoint in Baghdad.(Photo: Chinanews)

    Research Center for Sino-Brazilian Cultures

    Yuan Aiping, president of the Research Center for Sino-Brazilian Cultures (R) talked with her students at the opening ceremony of the center in Rio de Janeiro on May 15. About 150 guests showed up at the opening ceremony for the center and a ceremony marking issuance of textbooks for Chinese and Portuguese study written by Yuan.

    Beijing issues second-generation ID card

    At a ceremony held Sunday morning marking the issue of Beijing's second-generation ID card, seven-year-old Zhao Xiran receives his ID card, the first one of its kind in Beijing, from Ma Zhenchuan, director of the Public Security Bureau of the city. Zhao at the same time becomes the first Beijing resident under 16 who receives the second-generation ID card.

    Watermelon Festival

    A tourist from New Zealand gives a thumb-up in praise of the sweet taste of watermelon during a watermelon festival at Yongle Township in Baise City, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, May 16, 2004. The plantation of watermelon in the township can be traced back to the Yongle reign (1403-1424) of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644).

    Palestinian PM visits Egypt

    Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak (R) meets with visiting Palestinian Prime Minister Ahmed Qurei in Cairo May 16, 2004. Qurei came to visit Egypt after he met with US Secretary of State Colin Powell during the World Economic Forum in Jordan on Saturday.

    President Hu at inspection tour to Jilin Province

    Hu Jintao, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and Chinese president, talks with workers of FAW-Volkswagen Automotive Company Ltd. in Changchun, May 15, 2004, during his inspection tour to northeastern China's Jilin Province from May 14 to 16.

    China brings Thomas Cup back

    China claimed the Thomas Cup title early Monday morning in Jakarta by beating Denmark 3-1 in the men's badminton team championship final.


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