News Letter
Weather
Community
English home Forum Photo Gallery Features Newsletter Archive   About US Help Site Map
China
World
Opinion
Business
Sci-Edu
Culture/Life
Sports
Photos
 Services
- Newsletter
- News Archive
- Feedback
- Weather Forecast
 Search
Advanced
 About China
- China at a glance
- Constitution
- CPC & state organs
- Chinese leadership
- Selected Works of Deng Xiaoping

News Archive --- Date:20040518


China

  • US urged not to send team to Taiwan for 5/20 inauguration (21:35, May 18, 2004)
  • Vice president visits villages, factories (21:39, May 18, 2004)
  • Senior military officer meets Pakistan guest (21:37, May 18, 2004)
  • Premier Wen meets Kazakh president  (11:23, May 19, 2004)
  • Top legislator meets Kazakh president (21:37, May 18, 2004)
  • China rejects US report on human rights (21:33, May 18, 2004)
  • CAAC sends team to investigate plane crash in Urumqi (21:15, May 18, 2004)
  • Jiang Zemin meets Kazakh president  (11:23, May 19, 2004)
  • Vietnam's move to build airport on Nansha islands will complicate situation: spokesman (21:19, May 18, 2004)
  • China regrets Japan's attitude on Taiwan-related proposal at WHA (21:19, May 18, 2004)
  • China, Kazakhstan to start building eastern section of oil pipeline within year (19:32, May 18, 2004)
  • Public has voice heard in legislation process (19:30, May 18, 2004)
  • Azerbaijani cargo plane crashes in Urumqi  (19:38, May 18, 2004)
  • Great Potential for Sino-Singapore Cooperation: Interview  (09:36, May 19, 2004)
  • Overseas Chinese support govt statement on cross-Straits ties (16:12, May 18, 2004)
  • Defense minister meets Pakistani guests (16:14, May 18, 2004)
  • China to divert water from Yangtze River for cleaner Taihu Lake (16:17, May 18, 2004)
  • Hu Jintao meets Kazak President  (10:53, May 18, 2004)
  • US consulting firm to help train China's govt spokespersons (09:33, May 18, 2004)
  • Taiwan disputed votes rise to 35,000 (09:32, May 18, 2004)
  • Kazakh president meets SCO secretary-general (09:31, May 18, 2004)
  • Taiwan media respond to mainland's statement (08:16, May 18, 2004)
  • Resolution for reunification not to be altered: Article (08:49, May 18, 2004)
  • China to examine prison management (09:34, May 18, 2004)
  • Enactment of emergency law urgent: official (08:24, May 18, 2004)
  • Int'l art official: Traditional culture should be popularized among youth (08:44, May 18, 2004)
  • State Councilor urges fair examination environment (08:49, May 18, 2004)
  • Chinese FM spokesman on WHA rejecting proposal concerning Taiwan (10:01, May 18, 2004)
  • China, Kazakhstan issue joint statement  (09:55, May 18, 2004)
  • China, Kazakhstan sign agreement to strengthen railway transport cooperation (08:14, May 18, 2004)



  • Business

  • China, Kazakhstan establish business council (19:29, May 18, 2004)
  • 11 financial firms in Beijing to recruit talents abroad (19:28, May 18, 2004)
  • HSBC to open 10th mainland branch in Suzhou (19:27, May 18, 2004)
  • International logistics giants compete for Chinese market (16:47, May 18, 2004)
  • Discriminating measures imposed by Russia on Chinese goods (16:28, May 18, 2004)
  • Commerce Ministry to review anti-dumping duties on imported cold rolled steel products (14:25, May 18, 2004)
  • China may raise rates if inflation exceeds 5% (13:03, May 18, 2004)
  • Biz Weekly Highlights: May 9-16 Voices from PBOC and OECD on same day (14:21, May 18, 2004)
  • Insurance assets surpass one trillion yuan  (10:22, May 18, 2004)
  • China aims to build its own NASDAQ (10:21, May 18, 2004)
  • Siemens considers doubling local sales (09:52, May 18, 2004)
  • Morning brief news: A morning of Shanghai (09:18, May 18, 2004)
  • New pact to pipe Kazakh oil to China (08:25, May 18, 2004)
  • China to take further steps to develop information industry:official (08:52, May 18, 2004)
  • China, Kazakhstan sign agreement to strengthen railway transport cooperation (08:19, May 18, 2004)
  • Shenzhen Stock Exchange to kick off board for small, medium-sized enterprises (08:13, May 18, 2004)
  • World Economic Forum closes at Jordan's Dead Sea resort (08:16, May 18, 2004)



  • World

  • Sonia Gandhi meets Indian President (19:21, May 18, 2004)
  • Philippines condemns Iraq assassination incident (16:39, May 18, 2004)
  • Indian President may appoint Sonia Gandhi as PM (16:41, May 18, 2004)
  • 11 Russian servicemen killed in Chechnya (16:36, May 18, 2004)
  • Megawati to fire minister racing in presidential election (16:35, May 18, 2004)
  • 3,600 US troops in S.Korea to be transferred to Iraq (14:28, May 18, 2004)
  • Romanian president meets with Chinese military chief (14:20, May 18, 2004)
  • Israeli forces raid Gaza refugee camp (14:45, May 18, 2004)
  • Backgrounder: Malawi's ruling United Democratic Front (14:43, May 18, 2004)
  • Backgrounder: Malawi's opposition Mgwirizano (Unity) Coalition (14:41, May 18, 2004)
  • Chad thwarts attempted military coup against president (14:26, May 18, 2004)
  • Israel kills 12 Palestinians in big Gaza raid (14:48, May 18, 2004)
  • Sarin nerve agent bomb explodes in Iraq (11:16, May 18, 2004)
  • US assessing reports of Sarin in Iraq (11:11, May 18, 2004)
  • US denies report of secret interrogation program (11:05, May 18, 2004)
  • IAEA to offer anti-nuclear training to Uruguayan police (11:03, May 18, 2004)
  • Dominican president-elect vows to focus on economic woes (11:01, May 18, 2004)
  • They abused me and stole my dignity (09:42, May 18, 2004)
  • US confirms S.Korea troop cut (09:40, May 18, 2004)
  • Russian hostages released in Iraq (08:10, May 18, 2004)
  • Philippine presidential bet concedes race to Arroyo (08:17, May 18, 2004)
  • Sonia Gandhi to meet Indian President Tuesday (08:43, May 18, 2004)
  • Rice reaffirms two-state solution to Middle East conflicts (08:09, May 18, 2004)
  • Berlusconi says Italian troops in Iraq "indispensable" (08:42, May 18, 2004)
  • EU to sign controversial air traveler data transfer deal with US (08:15, May 18, 2004)
  • Bush condemns killing of Iraqi leader (08:40, May 18, 2004)
  • Bush renews call for gay marriage ban (08:39, May 18, 2004)
  • US issues human rights report amid prisoner scandal in Iraq (08:07, May 18, 2004)



  • Opinion

  • Why Koizumi visits DPRK once again? (18:49, May 18, 2004)
  • Transferring US troops from S.Korea arousing concern of local people  (09:50, May 18, 2004)
  • Salim's death deals fresh blow to US efforts in Iraq  (09:49, May 18, 2004)
  • Ending violence-plagued occupation of Iraq (09:16, May 18, 2004)
  • Separatism obstacle to reunification  (09:15, May 18, 2004)



  • Sports

  • Michael Jordan in Beijing for visit  (10:14, May 20, 2004)
  • IOC embraces transsexuals for Olympics (10:10, May 20, 2004)
  • First National Strongman Contest Opens  (08:29, May 18, 2004)
  • Chinese to challenge world's 2nd peak (08:21, May 18, 2004)



  • Science & Technology

  • China's first astronaut to visit UN (19:40, May 18, 2004)
  • "Profundity", Spotlight of 7th China Beijing Int'l Hi-tech Expo  (16:38, May 18, 2004)
  • China to launch space station in 15 years (08:57, May 18, 2004)
  • China-made office software goes on global market with latest edition (12:26, May 19, 2004)
  • HK, mainland to boost science exchange (08:54, May 18, 2004)



  • Life

  • Workplace diseases threat to rural workers (14:26, May 18, 2004)
  • Imported films out for holidays (14:44, May 18, 2004)
  • Tide threatens seafood (14:20, May 18, 2004)
  • Solid waste plant to be Asia's largest in Shanghai (14:16, May 18, 2004)
  • Work begins in Citizens' Center in Shenzhen (14:14, May 18, 2004)
  • Yu Hua publishes general anthology (08:31, May 18, 2004)
  • Sculptor calls for law on erecting statues in public places (08:26, May 18, 2004)
  • Shanghai to build "underground city" (09:04, May 18, 2004)
  • Poisonous acid leakage controlled in east China (08:22, May 18, 2004)



  • Photo

    Azerbaijani cargo plane crashes in Urumqi

    An Il-76 cargo plane of Azerbaijan crashed at 10:50 a.m. Tuesday in Urumqi, capital of Xinjiang in northwest China, killing all seven crew members aboard.

    Bremer condemns the car bomb attack

    The file photo taken on May 15, 2004 shows Paul Bremer, top US civil administrator in Iraq. Bremer issued a statement on May 17 to denounce the car bomb attack that killed Ezeedin Salim, the rotating president of the Iraqi Governing Council, and at least nine other people in Baghdad earlier in the day.

    Party publications approaching common readers

    People may have found recently newsstands throughout Beijing selling People's Daily, Guangming Daily and Economic Daily, major organ newspapers of the Communist Party of China (CPC).

    Siemens targets double sales in China

    Heinrich Von Pierer, president and CEO of Siemens AG (left), and Ernst H. Behrens, head of Siemens China, attend a special ceremony in Shanghai yesterday to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the company's first representative office in China. Siemens announced that it will invest 1 billion euros (US$1.17 billion) in China in the coming few years in order to double its local sales in the medium term. (newsphoto)

    Centennial Olympics: Beijing Olympic Seal of Emblem

    Beijing Olympic Seal of Emblem displayed at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Swiss on May 16. The Olympic Museum located in Lausanne, Swiss, is the world's largest center for sports studies and archive collection aimed to promote Olympic spirit. The 23, 000-square meter museum represents fully Olympic Games and other important sports events in the world through objects, photos, and advanced visual-audio and three-dimensional display. Opened in June 1993, the museum won Europe Museum Award in 1995. Till now it has received visitors of two million person-times worldwide.

    Iraqi prisoner's complaint

    An Iraqi released recently from the Abu Ghraib Prison can not help weeping as he recalls his sufferings in the prison in Baghdad, Iraq, May 16, 2004. He was abused by US soldiers in various ways during his five-month imprisonment before release. His 17-year-old son is still in the jail.

    Sandstorm hit Inner Mongolia

    Covering their heads with clothes, two pedestrians walk in the sandstorm on a street in Bayanhaote, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, May 17, 2004. A strong sandstorm, which was rare in May, hit Alxa League at 5:00 p.m. (0900 GMT) on Monday.

    Anti-hepatitis campaign

    Xu Daozhen (L), an expert in hepatitis, addresses the inauguration ceremony of a national campaign on hepatitis self-rehabiliation in Beijing, capital of China, May 17, 2004. The campaign is set to impart to people the know-hows on preventing hepatitis. There are currently about 120 million people carrying hepatitis B virus in China.

    Michael Jordan arrives in Beijing

    Basketball legend Michael Jordan arrives in Beijing on a private plane Monday night, May 17, 2004. Jordan is in Asia for a four-city tour this week, speaking with youth as well as dignitaries during basketball events and exhibitions. (sina.com)

    The 57th conference of the World Health Assembly

    The picture taken on May 17, 2004 shows the opening ceremony of the 57th conference of the World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geveva. Issues including HIV/AIDS, reproductive health, road safety, a proposed strategy on diet, and physical activity and health will top the agenda of the conference.

    German Chancellor, Palistinian PM hold talk

    German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder (R) and Palestinian Prime Minister Ahmed Qurei hold a joint press conference in Berlin, Germany, May 17, 2004.

    Renovation undergoing at Shanghai Concernt Hall

    A worker decorates the ceiling of the Shanghai Concert Hall in Shanghai, east China, May 17, 2004. The concert hall is undergoing interior decoration and renovation, and is expected to be opened to the public on the National Day, which falls on October 1.

    Hu Jintao meets Kazakh President

    President Hu Jintao (L) and the visiting Kazakh President Nursultan Abishevich Nazarbayev review the guard of honour of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) three services, at the Great Hall of the People, in Beijing, May 17, 2004. Nazarbayev arrived in Beijing Sunday for a four-day state visit to China.


    Copyright by People's Daily Online, all rights reserved