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News Archive --- Date:20050103


  • Anti-secession law in interests of Taiwan compatriots: ACFTC president (16:40, January 03)
  • SEF chairman Ku passes away in Taiwan (13:47, January 03)
  • Taiwan issue listed as top security concern  (12:18, January 03)
  • Mainland population to hit 1.3 bln (14:38, January 03)
  • Premier Wen to attend ASEAN tsunami summit (09:27, January 03)
  • Central gov't earmarks US$386m for disaster relief in 2004 (09:25, January 03)
  • Chinese donate for tsunami victims (13:42, January 03)
  • FM spokesman: 9 Chinese die in tsunamis in Thailand (08:37, January 05)

  • Business

  • 40% of urban employees work as freelancers (14:08, January 03)
  • Auto market sees rebound from price war to technology competition (14:06, January 03)
  • Report shows Chinese consumers more satisfied with auto sector (10:01, January 03)
  • Foreign-funded companies in Shanghai set trade record (09:59, January 03)
  • Number of self-employed tops 100 million in China (09:57, January 03)
  • Overseas investment grows steadily in Shanghai (09:55, January 03)

  • World

  • Philippine government says rebels weakening (16:47, January 03)
  • At least 23 killed in Iraq suicide bombing (14:00, January 03)
  • Another mad cow case confirmed in Canada (13:58, January 03)
  • First tsunami survivor found (13:57, January 03)
  • India's tsunami toll rises to 9,450 (08:45, January 05)
  • Syria reasserts support to One China policy (09:47, January 03)
  • Thai death toll from tsunamis rises to 4,993 (09:42, January 03)
  • Chinese medical squad arrives in tsunami-hit Sri Lanka (09:36, January 03)
  • Remoteness, damage hinder tsunami relief efforts in Indonesia (13:55, January 03)

  • Opinion


    Science & Technology


  • Mandarin's influence reaches deep in China: survey (14:19, January 03)
  • Ningxia recovers sand-hit grasslands (14:18, January 03)
  • Mainland to work for charter flights across Straits (10:21, January 03)
  • Shanghai subways transport record passengers in 2004 (10:11, January 03)

  • Photo

    China celebrates new year

    The national flag bearer and honor of guards march to the Tian'anmen Square in Beijing for a grand flag-raising ceremony on January 1, 2005. People from across China braved the cold weather to witness the first flag-hoisting ceremony in the new year.

    HK holds fund-raising show for tsunami victims

    Led by Hong Kong Chief ExecutiveTung Chee Hwa and senior government officials, more than 10,000 people stood in silence to pay tribute to tsunami victims in Asiancountries at the opening of a fund-raising show in Hong Kong Saturday.

    Taipei opens world's tallest building

    An artist performs at a ceremony to open Taipei 101, the world's tallest building, on December 31, 2004 after seven years of construction.

    Hu: China strives to resolve Taiwan issue peacefully

    Chinese President Hu Jintao speak at a New Year party held by the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference January 1, 2005. Hu said China will strive to resolve the Taiwan issue peacefully with the greatest sincerity and utmost efforts, but will not allow allow anyone or any force to separate Taiwan from China by any means.

    Relief goods are bound for Indonesia

    Chinese workers load relief goods for tsunami victims onto a cargo plane to Indonesia on Sunday, Jan. 2, 2004, at the Beijing Capital International Airport. (newsphoto)

    182 killed in Argentine club fire, security official resigns

    A memorial is being held for a nightclub fire victim in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Feb. 2, 2004. A blaze in a Buenos Aires nightclub packed with young people celebrating the New Year holidays killed at least 182 people and injured hundreds of others.

    Ferocious tsunami starts donation drives across China

    Two girls donate their pocket money for the Indian Ocean tsunami victims during a New Year concert in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on December 31, 2004.

    Death toll in Asia quake, tsunamis hits 140,000

    Chinese medical workers check DNA numbers written on the body bags before burial in a mass grave in Takua Pa.

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