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News Archive --- Date:20060321


China

  • China says no change to family planning policy for now (21:05, March 21, 2006)
  • Hu's new concept of socialist values made into a song by Army musicians (21:05, March 21, 2006)
  • China, Russia sign joint statement (21:07, March 21, 2006)
  • Chinese, Russian presidents hold talks (21:06, March 21, 2006)
  • CPC leader calls for upholding new concept of socialist values (21:04, March 21, 2006)
  • Chinese state councilor meets Japanese ambassador to China (21:03, March 21, 2006)
  • China, Russia ink three deals on energy cooperation (21:07, March 21, 2006)
  • Chinese soldiers have their own say in army management (21:03, March 21, 2006)
  • Algerian FM to visit China (21:03, March 21, 2006)
  • Polish FM to visit China (21:02, March 21, 2006)
  • Romanian president to visit China (21:02, March 21, 2006)
  • China not to abolish household registration system soon (16:53, March 21, 2006)
  • China to train 100 mln farmers in five years  (16:45, March 21, 2006)
  • China, Vietnam eye closer cooperation between CPPCC and VFF (15:51, March 21, 2006)
  • HK gov't vows to protect human rights (15:31, March 21, 2006)
  • Chinese, Russian presidents hold talks  (17:13, March 21, 2006)
  • Senior CPC official meets Russian guests (14:59, March 21, 2006)
  • CPC representative leaves for France (15:00, March 21, 2006)
  • 38 illegal laborers seized in Macao (13:25, March 21, 2006)
  • Austria holds art exhibition to mark "China Year" (13:00, March 21, 2006)
  • Russian President Putin arrives in Beijing for state visit  (10:10, March 21, 2006)
  • Farmers hail project backed by World Bank (09:07, March 21, 2006)
  • Contracts of workers covered by new law (09:01, March 21, 2006)
  • Cities to absorb 300m farmers in 20 years (09:05, March 21, 2006)
  • HK, Taipei ahead of Shanghai in competitiveness (08:59, March 21, 2006)
  • Three Chinese sailors killed, nine missing in ship collision (08:37, March 21, 2006)
  • President of the Commonwealth of Dominica reiterates one-China policy (08:20, March 21, 2006)
  • China makes strong representation against U.S. on NSS report (08:37, March 21, 2006)
  • Chinese leader proposes forging and ceaselessly developing China-Vietnam ties (08:14, March 21, 2006)
  • China will work with SCO members to curb rising terror threat: FM (08:11, March 21, 2006)
  • No major obstacles in China-Russia relations, Chinese FM says (08:09, March 21, 2006)
  • Germany's Bayer contributes 1 million dollars to China's university (08:38, March 21, 2006)
  • China supports energy coop between Chinese, Russian companies, FM (08:38, March 21, 2006)
  • China prefers negotiation to sanction on Iranian nuclear issue: FM (08:03, March 21, 2006)
  • China hopes to enhance cooperation with Russia on Middle East issue (07:59, March 21, 2006)
  • China's draft law on labor contract made public to solicit opinions (07:58, March 21, 2006)
  • CPC official underscores training for Party officials (07:53, March 21, 2006)
  • China making "patient", "on-going" efforts to resume six-party talks, FM (08:38, March 21, 2006)
  • HK immigration officials to visit mainland cities for better cooperation (08:38, March 21, 2006)
  • Chinese premier thanks foreign experts, entrepreneurs for support (07:48, March 21, 2006)
  • NPC vice chairman meets Russian guest (07:47, March 21, 2006)
  • Russian Information Center for Year of Russia opens in Beijing (07:46, March 21, 2006)



  • Business

  • China to train 100 million farmers in next five years (16:49, March 21, 2006)
  • Annual report on competitiveness of China's cities released (16:46, March 21, 2006)
  • Wal-Mart China plans to add 150,000 new recruits by 2010 (16:46, March 21, 2006)
  • China Southern Airlines to open three international routes from NE city (16:35, March 21, 2006)
  • Malaysia to host Asia Oil Conference in June (16:35, March 21, 2006)
  • South China province does brisk trade with Russia (16:34, March 21, 2006)
  • China issues new guidelines for listed companies (16:34, March 21, 2006)
  • Malaysia makes new gas discovery in eastern Malaysia (16:34, March 21, 2006)
  • Lenovo, Coco Cola join hands (16:26, March 21, 2006)
  • Chery and Geely crack into top five in auto sales (16:25, March 21, 2006)
  • China Aviation Oil's ex-CEO sentenced in Singapore (14:57, March 21, 2006)
  • WTO report addresses trade surplus (13:39, March 21, 2006)
  • Volvo plans to manufacture some vehicles in China (13:38, March 21, 2006)
  • Digital TV standard handed in (13:37, March 21, 2006)
  • Energy co-operation tops Hu-Putin talks (13:30, March 21, 2006)
  • HK, Taipei ahead of Shanghai in competitiveness (13:30, March 21, 2006)
  • East Timorese oil company opens branch in Macao  (13:03, March 21, 2006)
  • Nepal faces artificial fuel shortage  (13:03, March 21, 2006)
  • 300 mln Chinese farmers to enter cities amid urbanization in next two decades (13:02, March 21, 2006)
  • India rupee capital account convertibility soon (13:02, March 21, 2006)
  • Bernanke denies slowdown of U.S. economy (11:08, March 21, 2006)
  • IMF advisor warns of Italy's future in euro zone (11:08, March 21, 2006)
  • OPEC oil price falls last week (11:08, March 21, 2006)
  • Asian Development Bank to invest 10 billion dollars in water projects (11:07, March 21, 2006)
  • Oil prices fall sharply over ample supply (08:25, March 21, 2006)
  • Interest rates mixed in weekly U.S. Treasury auction (08:25, March 21, 2006)
  • Greece's chemicals sector grows rapidly: report (08:25, March 21, 2006)
  • Zambia welcomes Chinese agricultural know-how (08:24, March 21, 2006)
  • Chrysler recalls 268,800 vehicles to replace wiper motor (08:24, March 21, 2006)
  • Caterpillar favors China's policy of sustainable development (08:24, March 21, 2006)
  • EU gives 6 million dollars for drought-hit Horn of Africa (08:23, March 21, 2006)
  • Denmark tops EU members in improving competitiveness (08:23, March 21, 2006)
  • ADB to help improve electric supply for rural residents in Tajikistan (08:22, March 21, 2006)
  • Number of tourists to Zanzibar up by 8 percent in 2005 (08:18, March 21, 2006)
  • Zimbabwe farmers begin applying for land leases (08:18, March 21, 2006)
  • Data shows U.S. faces slower economic growth (08:17, March 21, 2006)
  • U.S. economists, business leaders hit out at rising American protectionism (08:17, March 21, 2006)
  • U.S. stocks trade mixed on slower economic growth data (08:16, March 21, 2006)
  • Singapore's insurance industry sees 32 percent increase in profit last year (08:16, March 21, 2006)
  • HK FILMART exhibitors up 15 pct (08:16, March 21, 2006)
  • World's leading bus production base to be built in E. China city (08:15, March 21, 2006)
  • Large molybdenum mine found in central China (08:15, March 21, 2006)
  • NW China province receives funding from Japan (08:14, March 21, 2006)
  • 3G service in China necessary: ministry (08:10, March 21, 2006)
  • China-India auto forging joint venture established in NE China (08:10, March 21, 2006)
  • Chamber of commerce doubts accuracy of Taiwan's investigation into towel imports (08:09, March 21, 2006)
  • New dock to be constructed in Qingdao for oil imports (08:09, March 21, 2006)
  • Policy bank gains go-ahead to issue commercial loans to agro-firms (08:09, March 21, 2006)
  • Airbus to employ 100 Chinese engineers this year (08:08, March 21, 2006)
  • Construction begins on highway bridge linking China, Vietnam (08:07, March 21, 2006)
  • 3 Group, Microsoft sign global mobile services agreement (08:07, March 21, 2006)
  • Door of state-owned banks opening to private investors, says official (08:05, March 21, 2006)
  • HK railway merger enters final stage (08:04, March 21, 2006)



  • World

  • S.Korea, U.S. conclude military talks (21:11, March 21, 2006)
  • Two Indian pilots feared killed in MiG-21 crash (21:11, March 21, 2006)
  • UN appeals for aid for millions of Somalis hit by drought (21:11, March 21, 2006)
  • Security forces thwart bombing attempt in central Israel: reports (21:11, March 21, 2006)
  • Majority of Palestinians support Hamas-Israel talks: poll (21:11, March 21, 2006)
  • U.S. military chief visits Pakistan 10 days before troops withdrawal (21:11, March 21, 2006)
  • Japan mulls giving up new Security Council reform plan by Sept. (21:10, March 21, 2006)
  • Sri Lanka says troops under rebel gunfire (21:10, March 21, 2006)
  • Pakistan reiterates opposition to use of force against Iran (21:10, March 21, 2006)
  • Sri Lanka Buddhist monks want Norway out of peace facilitating (21:10, March 21, 2006)
  • Australian's house in Malaysia attacked by Molotov: Reports (21:10, March 21, 2006)
  • H5N1 bird flu virus confirmed in Pakistani poultry (21:10, March 21, 2006)
  • Fatah says no confidence to Hamas-led cabinet in parliament (21:09, March 21, 2006)
  • S.Korea, Cambodia agree to enhance bilateral ties (21:09, March 21, 2006)
  • Indonesia to build permanent military posts near Timor Leste (21:09, March 21, 2006)
  • U.S. troops hit by bombs, mortar attacks in western Iraq (17:26, March 21, 2006)
  • Uganda's opposition leader files evidence to court on election suit (17:25, March 21, 2006)
  • Qatar to establish Middle East's first international energy bourse (17:25, March 21, 2006)
  • 1,000-strong police to guard Estrada court trial in Manila (15:53, March 21, 2006)
  • Tehran protests against U.S. threat over Iranian nuclear program (15:52, March 21, 2006)
  • Tamil party boycotts Sri Lanka parliament (15:29, March 21, 2006)
  • Cambodian royalist party leader loses his post as deputy PM (15:29, March 21, 2006)
  • Gunmen kill at least 15 Iraqi policemen northeast of Baghdad (16:30, March 21, 2006)
  • 12 died in clashes in eastern Nepal (14:07, March 21, 2006)
  • Pakistan test-fires Hatif-VII cruise missile (14:07, March 21, 2006)
  • Hamas leader says resistance against Israel not final goal (13:48, March 21, 2006)
  • Algeria urges foreign troops to withdraw from Iraq (13:47, March 21, 2006)
  • Participants of World Water Forum call for lifting water items from WTO deals (13:47, March 21, 2006)
  • Indonesian FM regrets heavy security for Rice visit (13:47, March 21, 2006)
  • Minor changes possible on U.S. Marine relocation plan (13:46, March 21, 2006)
  • Cambodia legislature appoints new president (13:04, March 21, 2006)
  • Lebanon, Israel warned to keep border areas calm (13:04, March 21, 2006)
  • Estrada to defend himself in Philippine anti-graft court (13:04, March 21, 2006)
  • Vietnam adheres to policy of advancing disarmament (13:03, March 21, 2006)
  • Permanent Five, Germany fail to reach consensus on Iran nuclear issue (13:03, March 21, 2006)
  • Olteanu elected speaker of lower house of Romanian parliament (13:02, March 21, 2006)
  • Earthquake kills at least 4 in northeast Algeria (13:02, March 21, 2006)
  • Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan vow to form coordination committee for economic cooperation (13:01, March 21, 2006)
  • Pro-Thaksin farmers urge eligible voters to join election  (11:20, March 21, 2006)
  • ECLAC meets on social security reform, poverty in Uruguay (13:01, March 21, 2006)
  • NZ minister resigns from all portfolios for false returns (13:01, March 21, 2006)
  • Spain calls on EU Council of Ministers to discuss immigration (13:01, March 21, 2006)
  • Belarussian president vows continuation of "peace, pluralism" diplomacy (10:40, March 21, 2006)
  • Separated families reunited in Mt. Kumgang (09:44, March 21, 2006)
  • 30 million bags failed to arrive on time last year in U.S. (09:29, March 21, 2006)
  • Annan urges support for work of newly-born human rights body (08:50, March 21, 2006)
  • Netherlands wants greater say in JSF development (08:49, March 21, 2006)
  • Two UN peacekeepers wounded in southern Sudan (08:47, March 21, 2006)
  • King of Jordan denies reported diplomatic tensions with Israel (08:47, March 21, 2006)
  • Canadian farmers stage protest in Toronto (08:45, March 21, 2006)
  • Chirac suggests Abbas in charge of distributing EU aid (08:44, March 21, 2006)
  • UNHCR expresses regret over being ordered to leave Uzbekistan (08:43, March 21, 2006)
  • Afghanistan pursues strategic partnership with U.S., say Afghan FM (08:41, March 21, 2006)
  • Serbia-Montenegro expects more pressure from UN tribunal (08:40, March 21, 2006)
  • CIS, OSCE observers differ on Belarus vote (08:39, March 21, 2006)
  • Roundup: African leaders resolved to ensure regional stability (08:37, March 21, 2006)
  • Gaddafi says Saddam trial illegitimate (09:38, March 21, 2006)
  • U.S. anti-war protestors rally around Pentagon with mock coffin (08:28, March 21, 2006)
  • Body of former Croatian Serb leader flown to Belgrade (08:27, March 21, 2006)
  • Sudan reiterates its rejection of UN troops in Darfur (08:26, March 21, 2006)
  • Bush says U.S. to use military might to protect Israel (08:24, March 21, 2006)
  • Iraq not plunged into civil war, says British defense secretary (08:22, March 21, 2006)
  • Iranian president says nation firm to regain nuclear rights (08:19, March 21, 2006)
  • U.S. small plane crashes, 4 killed (08:18, March 21, 2006)
  • Bush signs bill to raise debt ceiling (08:17, March 21, 2006)
  • Egypt reports third suspected human case of bird flu (08:13, March 21, 2006)
  • Harper cleared in ethics probe over minister's floor crossing (07:58, March 21, 2006)
  • Bush marks war anniversary by touting "winning strategy" (07:57, March 21, 2006)
  • French PM to receive lawmakers as strikes against CPE continue (07:56, March 21, 2006)
  • Lawmaker terms EU sanctions against Belarus as double standards (07:56, March 21, 2006)
  • Experts prepare standards for African standby force (07:55, March 21, 2006)
  • EU laments intimidation in Belarus vote, indicates sanctions (07:55, March 21, 2006)
  • Putin congratulates Lukashenko's reelection as Belarus president (07:55, March 21, 2006)
  • Dutch government against B-status EU membership (07:54, March 21, 2006)
  • Pakistan kills important al-Qaida men (07:54, March 21, 2006)
  • EU withholds decision on Palestine aid pending new gov't program (07:54, March 21, 2006)
  • U.S. refuses to accept election results in Belarus (07:53, March 21, 2006)
  • U.S. assures Cyprus not to recognize Turkish north (07:53, March 21, 2006)
  • Bush hopes NATO to take lead in Sudan's Darfur (07:53, March 21, 2006)
  • Prominent Fatah member blasts Israel for sealing Gaza (07:52, March 21, 2006)
  • Shiite pilgrims rally in Iraq's holy city of Karbala (07:52, March 21, 2006)
  • British Crown Prince Charles arrives in Cairo on five-day visit (07:52, March 21, 2006)
  • Anti-war protests lodged in Sweden, Denmark (07:52, March 21, 2006)
  • Guinea-Bissau's army launch offensive against rebels (07:51, March 21, 2006)
  • Mongolia to continue anti-terror cooperation with U.S. (07:51, March 21, 2006)
  • Enkhbayar says Mongolia hopes to develop all-around cooperation with Russia (07:51, March 21, 2006)
  • Russia hits back at U.S. criticism of its democracy record (07:51, March 21, 2006)
  • Iraqi forces to take over more volatile areas by year-end (07:51, March 21, 2006)
  • Feature: Thai taxi drivers demonstrate to back Thaksin  (07:50, March 21, 2006)
  • EU likely to bolster sanctions against Belarus (07:50, March 21, 2006)
  • Pakistan, India joint commission to hold meeting after 17 years (07:50, March 21, 2006)
  • EU seeks peace, security pact with Horn of Africa (07:50, March 21, 2006)
  • 13 security men, 1 guerrilla killed in fresh clash in central Nepal (07:50, March 21, 2006)
  • Russia says Belarus presidential re-election fair and legitimate (07:47, March 21, 2006)
  • Bird flu confirmed in two more locations in southern Israel (07:46, March 21, 2006)
  • Ethiopia, Eritrea urged to settle border dispute via dialogue (07:46, March 21, 2006)
  • Greece important strategic partner to Bulgaria: Bulgarian DM (07:45, March 21, 2006)
  • S.Korean university dismisses professorship of discredit stem cell researcher (07:45, March 21, 2006)
  • Egyptian president meets UN envoy on Lebanon (07:44, March 21, 2006)
  • Uganda seeks DRC's help to flush out its rebel army (07:44, March 21, 2006)
  • Cambodian new term of Senators sworn in (07:44, March 21, 2006)
  • Conflicting parties fail to reach consensus on public debate in Thailand (07:43, March 21, 2006)
  • African leaders call for sustained support for reconstruction process in Sudan, Somalia (07:43, March 21, 2006)
  • Two-thirds of Australians want troops pullout from Iraq: poll (07:43, March 21, 2006)
  • Local elections held back in Sri Lanka's Tamil regions (07:42, March 21, 2006)
  • UN Human Rights Commission postpones session again (07:42, March 21, 2006)
  • Fatah's armed wing clashes with security forces (07:42, March 21, 2006)
  • News Analysis: Iraq at crossroad three years after war (07:42, March 21, 2006)
  • U.S. military changes tactic to fight militants in Afghanistan (07:41, March 21, 2006)



  • Opinion

  • Russia promotes independent diplomacy: Comment (17:15, March 21, 2006)
  • "The Internet industry no longer exists": Negroponte  (08:44, March 21, 2006)



  • Sports

  • Japan beat Cuba to win World Baseball Classic (15:54, March 21, 2006)
  • Howell to play at British Masters (15:53, March 21, 2006)
  • MotoGP 2006 calendar (15:52, March 21, 2006)
  • Chinese women's tennis keeps rising momentum (15:51, March 21, 2006)
  • Galeone named as Udinese coach (12:48, March 21, 2006)
  • Dementieva, Petrova to lead Russia's Fed Cup campaign (12:48, March 21, 2006)
  • Top teams to clash in Libertadores Cup group stage (12:46, March 21, 2006)
  • Ecuador soccer official arrested for human trafficking (12:46, March 21, 2006)
  • Caracas's Olympic Stadium to undergo refit for 2007 American Cup (12:45, March 21, 2006)
  • El Nacional heads to Paraguay for Libertadores meet (12:44, March 21, 2006)
  • International Wushu tourney to be held in Southern China city (12:39, March 21, 2006)
  • Olympic champions skip world figure skating championships (12:39, March 21, 2006)
  • Anthony, James win NBA weekly honors (08:31, March 21, 2006)
  • Cyprus wins three medals at Commonwealth Games (08:30, March 21, 2006)
  • Sporting Afrique beat Woodlands Wellington 2-1 in Singapore League (08:30, March 21, 2006)
  • Fulham tried to influence referee, says Mourinho (08:29, March 21, 2006)
  • Bayern midfielder Deisler injury adds to Klinsmann's World Cup woes (08:26, March 21, 2006)
  • Head coach interested in Real job (08:24, March 21, 2006)
  • Milan's mean defence delights Ancelotti (08:23, March 21, 2006)
  • Henry unfazed by transfer speculation (08:20, March 21, 2006)
  • Heavy security descends on soccer field (08:19, March 21, 2006)
  • Olympic absentees leave World Championships wide open (08:18, March 21, 2006)
  • Big hitters hope for sport's Games return (08:17, March 21, 2006)
  • Ferrari avoids wing debate (08:16, March 21, 2006)
  • Perfect start is not enough to defeat Federer (08:14, March 21, 2006)
  • Picture perfect start to event (08:14, March 21, 2006)
  • Wild card Yang to challenge Ding in World Snooker China Open (08:13, March 21, 2006)
  • Pirates bury Port-Louis in CAF Championship League (08:10, March 21, 2006)
  • Kiprono sets half marathon national record (08:00, March 21, 2006)
  • Aussie women dominates swimming pool with another gold from relay (07:57, March 21, 2006)
  • Roudnup: Powell breezes for 100m gold medal at Commonwealth Games (07:55, March 21, 2006)
  • Aussie Jones smashes 100m breaststroke world recond (07:55, March 21, 2006)
  • World record holder Powell wins 100m title in Commonwealth Games (07:53, March 21, 2006)
  • Dragulescu, Cheng shine over gymnastics new rules (07:52, March 21, 2006)



  • Science & Technology

  • Toyota donates 20 million yuan to poor Chinese students (16:36, March 21, 2006)
  • Study says bird flu virus has divers strains, both dangerous (11:11, March 21, 2006)
  • Japanese scientists create biologic immune systems close to humans' (12:58, March 21, 2006)
  • CAS focuses on 40 research areas to usher in "innovative nation" (11:11, March 21, 2006)
  • China to develop scent identification center for criminal detection (11:10, March 21, 2006)
  • National science academy aims at global top three (08:33, March 21, 2006)
  • China to enhance science prowess into world's top 5 (08:33, March 21, 2006)
  • China to support enterprises in technology innovation: minister (08:31, March 21, 2006)
  • Russian Encyclopedia debuts in China (08:31, March 21, 2006)
  • China issues outline on improving people's scientific quality (08:32, March 21, 2006)
  • HK scientists develop new, effective anti-malaria drug (08:30, March 21, 2006)
  • Ugandan PM calls for quality education (08:30, March 21, 2006)



  • Life

  • China draws the world's first map  (16:55, March 21, 2006)
  • UN agencies rush to help curb meningitis outbreaks in Sudan (16:42, March 21, 2006)
  • Repairs on Dalai Lama's summer palace resume (16:43, March 21, 2006)
  • First two cases of H5N1 bird flu confirmed in Pakistan (16:44, March 21, 2006)
  • Death toll in east India hooch tragedy rises to 22 (15:19, March 21, 2006)
  • H5N1 bird flu virus found at 2 more locations in Malaysia (15:06, March 21, 2006)
  • Emergency antitoxin shipment for Thai botulism incident (14:13, March 21, 2006)
  • Bangkok's primary Hindu deity destroyed by mentally ill man (14:14, March 21, 2006)
  • Vietnam likely to produce Tamiflu from anise next year (13:50, March 21, 2006)
  • Bangkok's primary Hindu deity destroyed by mentally ill man (13:44, March 21, 2006)
  • Vietnam reports many encephalitis cases (13:44, March 21, 2006)
  • Poland confirms H5N1 bird flu in wild swans (13:44, March 21, 2006)
  • Two new H5N1 bird flu cases confirmed in Malaysia (13:43, March 21, 2006)
  • Kazakh minister confirms bird flu outbreak (13:43, March 21, 2006)
  • Dead swans in Stockholm confirmed to carry bird flu virus (13:43, March 21, 2006)
  • China to expand, improve TV service in rural areas (13:42, March 21, 2006)
  • Brazil ends foot-and-mouth disease slaughter in southern state (13:42, March 21, 2006)
  • Controversial cat Humphrey dies at 18 (13:34, March 21, 2006)
  • Crowe buys himself rugby league club (13:34, March 21, 2006)
  • Cyclone devastates northeastern Australia (13:33, March 21, 2006)
  • Lawyers brace for end of wig, gown (13:32, March 21, 2006)
  • WB project benefits Chinese farmers on Loess Plateau (12:58, March 21, 2006)
  • Reader's Digest launches first edition in Slovenia (08:32, March 21, 2006)
  • EU to assist poultry industry hit by bird flu (13:41, March 21, 2006)
  • Strange disease kills ten in central Angola (08:33, March 21, 2006)
  • Health ministry calls for continued prevention, control of bird flu (08:29, March 21, 2006)
  • 235 Chinese killed by food poisoning in 2005: report (08:34, March 21, 2006)
  • Malaysia has third state infected with bird flu (08:38, March 21, 2006)
  • Bird flu confirmed in western Kazakhstan (08:24, March 21, 2006)
  • No virus of bird flu found in dead birds in eastern Nepal: research (08:23, March 21, 2006)
  • Malaysia reports bird flu case in Penang (08:25, March 21, 2006)
  • 13 die of cholera in Angolan capital (08:23, March 21, 2006)
  • African swine fever breaks out in Malawi (08:25, March 21, 2006)
  • Confucius institute to be set up in Scotland (08:26, March 21, 2006)
  • Northern Malaysia to require farms to rear ducks in enclosed system (08:26, March 21, 2006)
  • Specialists on full alert following outbreak of serious disease in Thailand (08:27, March 21, 2006)
  • Chinese ship sinks in Yellow Sea, three dead, nine missing (08:28, March 21, 2006)
  • China launches third investigation into cultural heritage (08:35, March 21, 2006)
  • Singapore keeps eye out for HFMD as number of cases rises (08:35, March 21, 2006)



  • Photo

    Chinese, Russian presidents hold talks

    Chinese President Hu Jintao (R) meets with visiting Russian President Vladimir Putin in Beijing, China, March 21, 2006. Putin arrived in Beijing on Tuesday morning, kicking off a two-day state visit to China at the invitation of Chinese President Hu Jintao.

    Putin kicks off China visit

    Russian President Vladimir Putin (R front) is welcomed by Chinese Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing (L front) as he arrives in Beijing, China, March 21, 2006. Putin arrived here on Tuesday morning, kicking off a two-day state visit to China at the invitation of Chinese President Hu Jintao.

    Amazing hairstyle contest in Helsinki

    A model displays a fantasy hairstyle creation named "surfing" during the annual hairstyle contest in Helsinki, Finland, March 19, 2006. This year's contest, held between March 18 and 19, attracted hairstyle designers from Finland, Germany and Russia.

    Ismail Haneya unveils Hamas-led cabinet

    Palestinian Prime Minister-designate Ismail Haneya(L) presents the list of his Hamas-led cabinet and its political program to President Mahmoud Abbas in Gaza, March 19, 2006.

    Sharapova crushes Dementieva in Indian Wells

    Maria Sharapova of Russia reacts upon defeating compatriot Elena Dementieva during the final at the Pacific Life Open tennis tournament in Indian Wells, California March 18, 2006.


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