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News Archive --- Date:20050105


China

  • China expresses wishes to provide meteorological aid for tsunami-hit countries (16:28, January 05)
  • Charity performances to be held for tsunami victims (16:12, January 05)
  • Premier Wen heads for Jakarta tsunami meeting (14:33, January 05)
  • WTO entry promotes concept of "rule by law" in China: NPC official  (13:12, January 05)
  • US$3 million private aid ready for victims (10:54, January 05)
  • Twenty-one Chinese AIDS patients donate to tsunami victims (10:37, January 05)
  • Ethnic minorities hold important posts (09:44, January 05)
  • Muslims respond to disaster back home (09:39, January 05)
  • PLA troops active in tsunami relief work (09:39, January 05)
  • Tsunami death toll of HK residents stands at eight (08:30, January 05)
  • 5 Chinese, Nepalese arms smugglers given commuted sentences (09:28, January 05)
  • Chinese, Singaporean FMs talk over phone (08:13, January 05)
  • Most Chinese support country's current development strategy (08:17, January 05)
  • Chongqing founds Three Gorges Reservoir Administration (08:20, January 05)
  • State councilor offers condolences to tsunami victims (09:31, January 05)
  • Vice-Premier calls for better developed western China (08:07, January 05)



  • Business

  • Steel exports via N. China port rise sharply (16:05, January 05)
  • China's profit of industrial economy sets new record  (15:54, January 05)
  • Shanghai's int'l payments top 200 bln dollars in 2004 (15:45, January 05)
  • 37 countries recognize China's full market economy status (15:45, January 05)
  • Private firms urged to break regional barriers (15:22, January 05)
  • 4th Beijing Winter Book Fair a success (16:10, January 05)
  • Yili says five senior executives arrested (11:29, January 05)
  • China still has a long way to go in recyclable economy (10:32, January 05)
  • China's success in developing FTA (10:11, January 05)
  • Expert: China to enhance exports' competitive strength (10:15, January 05)
  • Changhong to take over US Apex (10:16, January 05)
  • Citigroup names new China CEO (10:18, January 05)
  • Central bank defines '05 policy (10:21, January 05)
  • Sinopec to step up efforts in western China (10:47, January 05)
  • ICBC capital injection denied (08:24, January 05)
  • Changyu share deal needs more negotiations (08:22, January 05)
  • Firms tap into IPTV business (08:20, January 05)
  • Expanding telecoms sector remains investors' favourite (08:19, January 05)
  • Global semiconductor industry to slump in 2005: study (08:12, January 05)
  • Construction Bank, Shenzhen Development Bank to join hands (08:01, January 05)



  • World

  • Aftershock rocks Indonesia's Aceh (16:11, January 05)
  • Sensational report threatened Thai resort island's revival from tsunami (16:11, January 05)
  • Tsunami disaster offers NZ chance to secure role in Asia: Clark (16:12, January 05)
  • World concern about rising Israel-Palestinian conflict (16:13, January 05)
  • Nearly 500,000 Indonesians homeless after tsunami (16:14, January 05)
  • UN humanitarian chief lauds active relief work by Asian countries (15:23, January 05)
  • Al-Zarqawi reportedly arrested in Iraq (14:56, January 05)
  • China donates to tsunami-hit Myanmar (14:29, January 05)
  • SAARC urged to organize help for tsunami-battered countries (14:27, January 05)
  • US soldier goes on trial for allegedly drowning Iraqi civilian (14:30, January 05)
  • UNICEF calls for psychological treatment for tsunami-affected kids (15:07, January 05)
  • Indonesian govt. bans adoption of children in Aceh (15:06, January 05)
  • Indonesia to exclude debt moratorium in tsunami summit (15:06, January 05)
  • Death toll from tsunami rises to 64 in Myanmar: official (15:06, January 05)
  • Over 10,000 foreigners killed, missing or unaccounted for in Asian tsunamis (14:30, January 05)
  • Powell rejects criticism of US response on tsunami (12:55, January 05)
  • Egypy denies secret nuclear experiments (12:54, January 05)
  • Chile's Supreme Court upholds Pinochet indictment (11:07, January 05)
  • Feature: Chinese healing hands in tsunami-hit Sri Lanka (10:34, January 05)
  • Tsunami aid pledges reach US$5 bln  (09:26, January 05)
  • Peruvian rebels surrender, all hostages freed (09:03, January 05)
  • Cuba, EU nations resume ties (08:47, January 05)
  • France to observe 3-minute silence for tsunami victims  (08:42, January 05)
  • Pakistani Navy ships depart for Sri-Lanka, Indonesia for Tsunami rescue operation (08:38, January 05)
  • Militant group assassinates Baghdad governor (08:28, January 05)
  • 36 Russians missing in Thailand: spokesman (08:43, January 05)
  • Schroeder to address Auschwitz anniversary (08:12, January 05)
  • Arab FMs meeting postponed to make way for Sudan peace deal: Moussa (08:48, January 05)
  • New US Congress convenes with potential divisive issues ahead (08:16, January 05)
  • China provides donation to tsunami-hit Somalia (08:43, January 05)



  • Opinion

  • Where will cross-Straits relations go, after death of SEF chairman? (15:25, January 05)
  • China starts largest foreign disaster relief (15:25, January 05)
  • China's additional 500 million yuan humanitarian aid to tsunami victims shows image of a big country (09:05, January 05)



  • Sports

  • Missing mountain climbers rescued (15:21, January 05)
  • Schumacher drives aid for tsunami  (15:16, January 05)
  • Russian girls to prove dominance in HK exhibition game (09:30, January 05)
  • Chirac affirms full support for French Olympic bid (09:32, January 05)
  • IOC donates US$1 million to tsunami victims (09:25, January 05)
  • LeBron James finds it great wearing mask  (08:15, January 05)
  • Liverpool moves to 5th in Premier League  (08:09, January 05)
  • SuperSonics snap Heat's 14-game win streak  (07:59, January 05)



  • Science & Technology

  • Student surfers fail the grade (13:27, January 05)
  • Chinese Academy of Engineering to add up to 60 academicians (08:08, January 05)



  • Life

  • Biggest porn website closed down (16:11, January 05)
  • Beijing to publish food safety information (14:40, January 05)
  • Chinese avoid weddings in Year of Rooster  (16:10, January 05)
  • Shanghai residents spend more dinning out  (13:16, January 05)
  • Car hijackers caught red-handed  (16:10, January 05)
  • China's traditional Kunqu opera gets popular in colleges (10:38, January 05)
  • 54 ethnic pilgrims killed in Qinghai truck crash  (09:48, January 05)
  • Missing Beijing climbers found (08:12, January 05)
  • Charity brings warmth to orphans (08:12, January 05)
  • Weatherman expects more cold fronts this month (08:13, January 05)
  • Collectors pool resources for cultural "buy-back"  (08:18, January 05)
  • One-third provincial TV stations open children channels  (08:20, January 05)



  • Photo

    China will continue to adopt stable monetary policy in 2005

    China will continue to adopt a stable monetary policy in 2005. The increase of currency supply will be around 15 percent. The stable monetary policy should support balanced growth of economy and prevent risk of inflation, says Zhou Xiaochuan, Governor of the People's Bank of China at a working conference of the people's bank on Jan 4th in Nanning. (file photo)

    Chinese relief material handed over to Thailand

    Chinese ambassador to Thailand Zhang Jiuhuan (L1) handed over Chinese relief materials to official of the Thai Foreign Ministry at the Bangkok International Airport on Jan 4th. A batch of relief materials worth US$ 905,000 arrived Bangkok that day and was delivered to the tsunami-stricken aera in south Thailand.

    Shanghai Port's throughput surpasses Rotterdam Port

    The throughput of China's largest port-Shanghai Port has reached 382 million tons in 2004, which makes the Shanghai Port exceed the Rotterdam Port of the Netherlands, the world No.1 for many years, for the first time. The container throughput has risen 29 percent as against 2003 to 14.55 million, ranking the third in the world.

    Road accident kills 54 in Qinghai

    This picture taken on Jan 4 shows debris of a truck at the site of road accident in Yushu Tibet Autonomous Prefecture of Qinghai province. On Jan 3 a truck loaded with 104 passengers who were returning from pilgrimage to Lhasa turned over near the Kuola Mountain, about 10 km from Longbao township, Yushu Tibet Autonomous Prefecture of Qinghai province. Fifty people died on the spot and four died on the way to hospital. Twenty-nine passengers were severely injured.

    Chinese medical teams offer treatment in Sri Lanka, Indonesia

    Local tsunami victims wait to receive treatment by Chinese medical team members in the town of Hikkaduwa, some 90 kilometers away from Colombo, capital of tsunami-stricken Sri Lanka, Jan. 4, 2005. The Chinese medical team has seven experts in the field of infectious diseases, five surgeons and two nurses. They gave treatment to about 100 local people Jan. 4 in the tsunami-hit area.

    Annan names new top aide

    Mark Malloch Brown, administrator of the UN Development Program (UNDP) and newly appointed chief of staff of UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, addresses a press conference at the UN headquarters in New York Jan. 3, 2005. Kofi Annan said the appointment was part of a planned reshuffle of the world body's management. Brown will start on Jan. 19 to take the place of the 70-year-old Pakistani, Iqbal Riza, who will soon retire after having served as chief of Annan's cabinet for seven years.

    Suicide car bomb kills at least 10 in Baghdad

    An injured woman cries near the site of a blast in Baghdad Jan. 4, 2005. A suicide car bomb was detonated Jan. 4 near a command post of special Iraqi forces in western Baghdad, killing at least 10 people and wounding 56 others.

    Preparation for election of PNA President goes smoothly

    A worker answers an inquiry phone call at the headquarters of the Palestinian Central Elections Commission in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Jan. 4, 2005. Preparations for the Jan. 9 election for the president of the Palestinian National Authority are going on smoothly.

    Nationwide donations in China to help tsunami-hit countries

    Li Na, a handicapped girl, holds her donation certificate during an activity held at the headquarters of the Chinese Red Cross Society in Beijing Jan. 4, 2005. Li Na donated 10,000 RMB yuan (more than US$1,200) for the tsunami-stricken nations.


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