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News Archive --- Date:20040529


  • South African pilot landed in Wuhan disappears (16:10, May 29)
  • President Hu to visit four nations (13:02, May 29)
  • South African pilot body found in central China lake (10:13, May 29)
  • Premier makes three-point proposal on ties with Uganda (10:17, May 29)
  • Tanzanian president in Shandong Province (10:20, May 29)
  • Malaysian PM visits China (10:24, May 29)
  • China to streamline discipline inspection agencies (10:28, May 29)
  • China to further promote grass-roots democracy (10:30, May 29)
  • Swedish computer game banned for harming China's sovereignty (10:33, May 29)
  • Tung: HK to continue to safeguard freedom of speech (10:34, May 29)
  • Discrimination hinders AIDS control in China (10:36, May 29)
  • Environmental symposium held for China's sustainable development (10:38, May 29)
  • Over 230 fugitives of economic crime suspects repatriated to China:ministry (10:40, May 29)
  • China pledges greater efforts to control geological calamities (10:41, May 29)

  • Business

  • Power demand in 2020 to grow by 136% (12:12, May 29)
  • Private firms help textile industry regain glory (12:13, May 29)
  • China to punish currency speculation (12:14, May 29)
  • Cotton futures trading begins on June 1 (12:16, May 29)
  • Arrangers for offering of HKSAR gov't bonds appointed (11:36, May 29)
  • Bank of China gearing up listing efforts (11:22, May 29)
  • Electrical industry to embrace new phase of development (11:25, May 29)
  • China Southern Airlines to launch new flights to Europe and Mideast (11:26, May 29)
  • Tung Chee Hwa: HK economic growth momentum to continue in 2nd quarter (11:27, May 29)
  • China's state enterprises' sales revenue up 23.6 percent in 2003 (11:28, May 29)
  • Six major SOEs to set up board of directors (11:30, May 29)

  • World

  • Cholera kills 7 more Ugandans (16:13, May 29)
  • Pakistan testfires nuke-capable missile (16:15, May 29)
  • Cambodian prince optimistic about forming new govt (16:17, May 29)
  • Enriched uranium found in Libya: IAEA (12:47, May 29)
  • Strong earthquake rocks Iran (12:42, May 29)
  • Chirac calls for ratifying int'l criminal court (12:36, May 29)
  • WB, IDB praised Mexico for anti-poverty program (12:35, May 29)
  • Venezuela attributes oil price hike to Iraqi war (12:32, May 29)
  • Prodi urges for flexibility in constitution making (12:05, May 29)
  • UNDP launches poverty reduction report for six nations (10:57, May 29)
  • Chinese top legislator starts visit to Bulgaria (11:00, May 29)
  • Australia issues warnings for traveling to US (11:02, May 29)
  • Philippine gov't-rebel peace talks tentatively set on June 20 (11:04, May 29)
  • Pakistan awaiting India's response to finalize talks schedule (11:06, May 29)
  • US to transfer "full sovereignty" to Iraqis, Bush says (11:07, May 29)
  • Chirac slams US unilateralism (11:08, May 29)
  • Allawi named as new Iraqi PM (11:10, May 29)
  • US, Europe agree to share airline passenger information (11:12, May 29)

  • Opinion


    Science & Technology

  • 70,000 juvenile delinquents arrested in 2003 (12:56, May 29)
  • More funds to flow into agriculture technology (12:49, May 29)
  • Luxury electric bus developed in Beijing (12:51, May 29)

  • Life

  • Efforts to rescue giant lizards in Hainan fails (12:58, May 29)
  • TV stations ordered to launch children's channel (13:00, May 29)
  • Free guide books on infant feeding provided to Chinese (11:39, May 29)

  • Photo

    Children's Day

    Tibetan girls perform traditional Tibetan dancing at a kindergarten in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region May 28, 2004. Schoolchildren in Lhasa took part in a variety of extracurricular activities on the eve of the International Children's Day that falls on June 1.

    Int'l auto show

    he picture taken on May 28, 2004 shows a view of the Second Zhengzhou International Auto Show in Zhengzhou, capital of central China's Henan Province May 28, 2004. More than 200 cars from home and abroad are displayed at the 5-day auto show, which kicked off on Friday.

    3rd Latin American and Caribbean-European Union Summit

    European Commissioner for External Relations Christopher Patten (L) attends a press conference in Guadalajara, Mexico May 27, 2004. The Third Latin American and Caribbean-European Union Summit opens in Guadalajara May 28.

    Bridge over Yangtze River on expansion in Chongqing

    Expansion project for Chongqing Yangtze River, which started in December,2003, goes on smoothly. Six piers have been built. The whole project is planned to be completed by July,2005.

    Wal-mart in western China

    Wal-Mart, the world's top retailer,opened its first store in southwest China's Guizhou Province on Thursday. This was Wal-Mart's 39th store in China and the third store in western China after Qunming and Nanning.Joe Hatfield, president of Wal-Mart Asia, said the second storein Guiyang is expected to open in December this year.

    Royal wedding

    Jordanian Crown Prince Hamzah bin Hussein and his bride, Princess Noor cut a huge cake at their wedding ceremony in Amman, Jordan, May 27, 2004. Born as the son of the late King Hussein and Queen Noor in 1980, Hamzah was named the crown prince by present Jordanian King Abdullah II in 1999. More than 2,500 distinguished guests attended the grand ceremony on Thursday.

    Allawi to be Iraqi PM

    The United States has confirmed that Iyad Allawi, a Shiite Muslim and a member of the Iraqi Governing Council, will be prime minister of an interim Iraqi government slated to take over power from the US-led coalition by the end of June, agencies reports said Friday.

    Top legislator visits Bulgaria

    Wu Bangguo (L), Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Chinese National People's Congress, shakes hands with Ognyan Gerdjiko, Chairman of the Bulgarian National Assembly in Sofia, Bulgaria, May 28, 2004.

    Chinese Premier Wen welcomes his Malaysian counterpart

    Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao (L) holds a welcoming ceremony in honor of Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi outside the eastern gate of the Great Hall of the People in Beijing May 28, 2004. Badawi arrived in Beijing Thursday evening to start his official visit to China from May 27 to 31 at the invitation of Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao.

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