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News Archive --- Date:20040520


China

  • China willing to contribute more to non-proliferation efforts (22:06, May 20, 2004)
  • Beijing's last SARS patient to leave hospital soon (22:06, May 20, 2004)
  • Chinese vice premier meets US, Kyrgyz guests (22:07, May 20, 2004)
  • Overseas Chinese in Vietnam oppose "Taiwan independence" (22:08, May 20, 2004)
  • Chinese minister on prioritizing public transport for sustained urban development (22:09, May 20, 2004)
  • China supports UN Security Council reform (22:12, May 20, 2004)
  • FAO Director-General praises China's success in food security (22:14, May 20, 2004)
  • China always attaches importance to non-governmental diplomacy  (08:45, May 21, 2004)
  • China condemns US two-faced human rights report (22:02, May 20, 2004)
  • All-China Youth Federation supports May 17 statement on cross-Straits ties (19:34, May 20, 2004)
  • Ugandan president to visit China (19:32, May 20, 2004)
  • Tanzanian president to visit China (19:32, May 20, 2004)
  • China condemns Israel's killing of Palestinians in Rafah (19:31, May 20, 2004)
  • China appreciates Bangladesh's adherence to one-China policy (19:31, May 20, 2004)
  • China warns Taiwan leaders (18:55, May 20, 2004)
  • China's Muslims denounce US soldiers' abusing of Iraq prisoners (16:43, May 20, 2004)
  • One SARS patient discharged from hospital in Beijing (16:40, May 20, 2004)
  • Shanghai set to battle floods (14:48, May 20, 2004)
  • Overseas Chinese firmly back Chinese gov't statement on cross-Straits ties (13:59, May 20, 2004)
  • Women's federation supports May 17 statement on cross-Straits ties (13:55, May 20, 2004)
  • Mainland has seen through Chen: Experts (11:22, May 20, 2004)
  • China can feed its own people: Official (10:49, May 20, 2004)
  • Taiwan's plans for referendum, new constitution may trigger resolute moves from mainland: experts (10:48, May 20, 2004)
  • Taiwan urged to embrace mainland initiatives (10:47, May 20, 2004)
  • China enhances efforts in public health sector: official (08:26, May 20, 2004)
  • President pledges to open agricultural sector wider  (08:30, May 20, 2004)
  • Official: Basic Law guarantees press freedom in HK (08:34, May 20, 2004)
  • Chinese vice premier underscores international financial cooperation (08:41, May 20, 2004)
  • Top legislator meets Bolivian guests (09:00, May 20, 2004)
  • China gives priorities to development of public transport (09:04, May 20, 2004)
  • Chinese KMT Revolutionary Committee fully supports China's reuinification (09:06, May 20, 2004)
  • China's largest scale railway speed increase a success (08:30, May 20, 2004)
  • Human resource concepts challenge China's traditional personnel system (09:08, May 20, 2004)
  • Jiang Zemin stresses importance of air force  (08:48, May 20, 2004)
  • China fully liberalizes grain purchasing market (08:11, May 20, 2004)



  • Business

  • China registers rapid export growth in machinery, electronic goods (19:39, May 20, 2004)
  • Shanghai reaps premium income of RMB12.2b in first 4 months (19:38, May 20, 2004)
  • China claims only one-percent share of world's web ads market (19:37, May 20, 2004)
  • Economic census requires more pubic participation (19:37, May 20, 2004)
  • Chipmaker steps up mainland development (19:01, May 20, 2004)
  • Carrefour plans purchasing center in Guangzhou (19:01, May 20, 2004)
  • Clean energy autos to compete in Shanghai (19:01, May 20, 2004)
  • Firm vows big increase in China presence (18:56, May 20, 2004)
  • Commission moves to ensure energy supply (11:19, May 20, 2004)
  • Report: Trade firms face more barriers (11:18, May 20, 2004)
  • Authorities to monitor price shifts before rate decision (10:13, May 20, 2004)
  • Liu Mingkang: self-reliance of state-owned commercial banks (10:02, May 20, 2004)
  • Shang Fulin: enterprise board and an integrated securities market (10:01, May 20, 2004)
  • China to liberalize grain purchasing market (10:01, May 20, 2004)
  • Chinese vice premier underscores international financial cooperation  (10:03, May 20, 2004)
  • High-profile forum opens in Beijing to discuss China's banking,finance (09:58, May 20, 2004)



  • World

  • Singh's words on economy exhilarates Indian industry (22:14, May 20, 2004)
  • Bush to detail Iraq transition plan on Monday, report says (22:13, May 20, 2004)
  • Indian new PM on foreign, domestic policies (16:33, May 20, 2004)
  • US allows UN council to rebuke Israel on Gaza (16:31, May 20, 2004)
  • Putin reappoints Russian cabinet members (16:29, May 20, 2004)
  • White House rebukes Israeli action in Gaza (14:59, May 20, 2004)
  • Cote d'Ivoire president sacks opposition ministers (14:57, May 20, 2004)
  • Japan passes contingency bills (14:55, May 20, 2004)
  • India seeks most friendly relations with Pakistan: Manmohan (14:54, May 20, 2004)
  • Vietnam supports one-China policy (14:52, May 20, 2004)
  • US considers reactor deal with DPRK: report (13:16, May 20, 2004)
  • UN chief meets with Chinese astronaut (11:10, May 20, 2004)
  • Israel presses Gaza offensive despite world outcry (11:02, May 20, 2004)
  • Blair meets with Schroeder on EU Constitution, Iraq (12:44, May 20, 2004)
  • Venezuelan government defends Chavez's proposal (11:09, May 20, 2004)
  • Spain condemns Israeli attack against Palestinian civilians (10:56, May 20, 2004)
  • Spain, Britain to resume talks on disputed Gibraltar (11:06, May 20, 2004)
  • Powell criticizes Israeli action in Gaza (10:52, May 20, 2004)
  • US attacks wedding party, kills 40 Iraqis (09:43, May 20, 2004)
  • New photos depict prisoner abuses  (09:49, May 20, 2004)
  • US soldier sentenced for role in Iraq abuse (09:40, May 20, 2004)
  • UK parliament disrupted after powder attack on Blair (08:23, May 20, 2004)
  • Bush expects selection of Iraqi leaders in next couple of weeks (08:27, May 20, 2004)
  • Russia lashes out at US human rights report (08:17, May 20, 2004)
  • US asks Israel for explanation over violence (08:45, May 20, 2004)
  • EU not to open borders to new member states before 2012, says report (08:44, May 20, 2004)
  • German government extends mandate of troops in Kosovo (08:42, May 20, 2004)
  • Cote d'Ivoire president sacks three ministers (08:40, May 20, 2004)
  • Manmohan Singh to be next Indian PM  (08:54, May 20, 2004)



  • Opinion

  • US credibility dented over Iraqi prisoner abuses (16:39, May 20, 2004)
  • 'Taiwan independence' never to be tolerated: Commentary (11:00, May 20, 2004)
  • Signed article: Taiwan separatists doomed (10:55, May 20, 2004)
  • "Taiwan Independence" brings no lasting peace and stability (09:43, May 20, 2004)



  • Sports

  • China's men's volleyball team set off for Olympic qualifiers  (17:18, May 20, 2004)
  • Swatch to keep time at Beijing 2008 Olympics (14:56, May 20, 2004)
  • Opening day at China Open beach volleyball features upsets  (10:32, May 20, 2004)
  • Tianjin to host three-nation go-chess champions meet  (17:16, May 20, 2004)
  • Jordan's no-show upsets Beijing fans  (10:31, May 20, 2004)
  • Deng Yaping, Sang Lan to carry Olympic torch through Beijing  (10:20, May 20, 2004)



  • Science & Technology

  • New spinal surgery technique invented (19:11, May 20, 2004)
  • Juvenile delinquency often starts with unpleasant school experience (19:11, May 20, 2004)
  • China succeeds in developing its 1st sign language system for ethnic deaf-mutes (10:20, May 20, 2004)
  • UN chief meets with Chinese astronaut  (09:23, May 20, 2004)



  • Life

  • Social security plan has long way to go (19:03, May 20, 2004)
  • Students abroad arrest shocks friends (16:43, May 20, 2004)
  • Shanghai fugitive captured (16:47, May 20, 2004)
  • The "red heart" of 1928 (16:48, May 20, 2004)
  • People with high school education major job seekers (15:04, May 20, 2004)
  • New measures to curb AIDS in Guangdong (15:08, May 20, 2004)
  • Poisoned college students in safe condition in NE China (08:20, May 20, 2004)
  • Scientific literacy among Chinese grows (08:19, May 20, 2004)



  • Photo

    "Touch Africa" exhibition

    To demonstrate glorious African culture to the Chinese people, the Ministry of Culture held the "Touch Africa" exhibition at the China National Gallery of Art in Beijing from May 14 to May 20.

    London cheers entry into Olympic bidding final

    Dancers celebrate London's winning qualification for the final round of bidding for 2012 Olympic Games, in Longdon, May 19. International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced on May 19 the five finalists which are Paris, London, New York, Madrid and Moscow.

    New photos depict Iraqi prisoner abuses

    Spc. Sabrina Harmon, also of the 372nd Military Police Company, gives a thumbs-up sign by the body of Iraqi detainee Manadel al-Jamadi. (ABCNEWS.com)

    Trial of prison abuse

    Brigadier General Mark Kimmitt (L), spokesman for the US force in Iraq, speaks to a reporter outside a US court-martial in Baghdad, Iraq, May 19, 2004. The court-martial sentenced US soldier Jeremy Sivits to one year in jail over the abuse of Iraqi prisoners on May 19. Sivits is the first US soldier getting jail sentence following the exposal of prisoner abuse scandal in Abu Ghraib prison in Baghdad.

    UN chief meets with Chinese astronaut

    UN chief Kofi Annan on Wednesday met China's first astronaut, Yang Liwei, who presented the UN chief with two UN flags which he had taken with him on his mission in October.

    College students in Jilin suffered food poisoning

    A student of Changchun University receives treatment at the provincial Qianwei Hospital in Changchun, capital of northeast China's Jilin Province May 19, 2004. More than 140 students were poisoned after breakfast Wednesday, and doctors blamed nitrite for the poisoning. The cause of the mass food poisoning is under investigation.

    Tourism culture festival held in Lhasa

    Artists of the Tibet Minority Art Troupe were singing "Gesar" at the Potala Square, Lhasa on May 19. That day, the opening ceremony of the Tourism Culture Festivel was held in Lhasa.

    Vice Premier adresses Beijing Int'l Financial Forum

    Chinese Vice-Premier Huang Ju addresses the opening ceremony of the 2004 Beijing International Financial Forum in Beijing, capital of China, May 19, 2004.

    UN envoy visits Pyongyang

    Maurice Strong, personal envoy of United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, aboard a flight from Beijing, arrives at the Sunan Airport in Pyongyang, capital of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) May 18, 2004 for a five-day visit.

    Greenspan renominated as Chairman of the Federal Reserve

    This photo taken on April 24, 2004 shows the Chairman of the Federal Reserve Alan Greenspan at a Congress meeting in Washington. US President George W.Bush announced May 18, 2004 the plan to re-nominate Greenspan to a fresh four-year term at the helm of the U.S. central bank.

    Basketball legend tours Beijing

    U.S. basketball legend Michael Jordan (L) receives gift from Yuan Weimin, Minister of China's State General Administration of Sports in Beijing, capital of China May 19, 2004. Jordan will stay two days in Beijing during his four-day tour of China.

    Manmohan Singh officially appointed as Indian PM

    Manmohan Singh was Wednesday night officially appointed Indian prime minister to head the Congress-led coalition after Sonia Gandhi rejected appeals to take up the top post.(Xinhua/AFP Photo)

    Jiang Zemin stresses importance of air force

    The Chinese air force plays an extremely important role in safeguarding national sovereignty and security, said Jiang Zemin, chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC), Wednesday when were meeting with delegates attending the 10th Communist Party of China conference of the Chinese air force.

    Hu pledges to open agricultural sector wider

    Chinese President Hu Jintao delivers a speech at the opening ceremony of the ministerial conference of the 27th FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) Regional Conference for Asia and Pacific in Beijing, May 19, 2004.


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