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News Archive --- Date:20070411


China

  • China opens consulate in Laoag, northern Philippines (21:58, April 11, 2007)
  • Macao launches tourism campaign, photo exhibition in Malaysia (21:57, April 11, 2007)
  • China sets up data bank to monitor drug addicts (21:57, April 11, 2007)
  • Macao to launch workshop on air, space law (19:42, April 11, 2007)
  • Chinese premier, Japanese PM start to hold talks (17:18, April 11, 2007)
  • China-ASEAN Prosecutors-General Conference opens in Macao (16:47, April 11, 2007)
  • Tibet's populations exceeds 2.8 million (16:19, April 11, 2007)
  • Chinese premier meets S. Korean congress leader to discuss bilateral ties (16:08, April 11, 2007)
  • Taiwan's main opposition party swears in new leader (15:36, April 11, 2007)
  • Mainland official damns Taiwan's "unofficial version of 'constitutional reform'" (15:34, April 11, 2007)
  • Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao concludes visit to S. Korea (19:41, April 11, 2007)
  • Chinese premier calls on S. Korean enterprises to invest in northeastern China (15:28, April 11, 2007)
  • Wen: A more prosperous, open China to offer greater opportunities for other countries (15:29, April 11, 2007)
  • Wen calls for enhancing regional cooperation between China, South Korea (15:20, April 11, 2007)
  • China willing to further open up to S. Korea: Chinese Premier (13:27, April 11, 2007)
  • Chinese premier calls for early creation of free trade zone with S. Korea (13:23, April 11, 2007)
  • Chinese premier says China-S. Korea trade cooperation brings about tangible benefits (13:23, April 11, 2007)
  • Taiwan KMT Honorary Chairman Lien Chan to visit mainland in April (11:52, April 11, 2007)
  • Greek parliament president to visit China (11:51, April 11, 2007)
  • China, Netherlands vow to strengthen ties (11:22, April 11, 2007)
  • China welcomes Dutch bidding for Beijing Olympics-related projects (11:18, April 11, 2007)
  • Chinese writer sues U.S. movie giant 20th Century Fox over copyright infringement (20:27, April 11, 2007)
  • China provides batch of office equipment to Cambodia (10:15, April 11, 2007)
  • China cracks down on extravagance in government celebrations (08:29, April 11, 2007)
  • Chinese premier, S. Korean leaders agree on boosting ties (16:11, April 11, 2007)
  • Chinese police arrests 14,000 suspects of oil theft in past five years (08:24, April 11, 2007)
  • Chinese FM, U.S. secretary of state discuss six-party talks over phone (08:23, April 11, 2007)
  • China-S.Korean exchanges foundation for friendship, Wen says (08:22, April 11, 2007)
  • China hopes for enhanced cooperation with France: Vice Premier (08:19, April 11, 2007)
  • China, Netherlands sign documents on agricultural cooperation (08:15, April 11, 2007)
  • Concerns of all parties should be taken into consideration in solving the DPRK fund issue: Chinese FM (08:13, April 11, 2007)
  • Chinese vice premier meets Dutch FM (09:14, April 11, 2007)
  • China urges Sudan to seek political solution over Darfur (08:10, April 11, 2007)
  • Chinese president meets Vietnamese top legislator   (08:10, April 11, 2007)
  • U.S. supports Macao in unblocking frozen DPRK accounts (10:05, April 11, 2007)
  • Music heralds start of China-ROK year  (10:34, April 11, 2007)
  • Goodwill envoys of the sports kind  (10:35, April 11, 2007)
  • Partnership with ROK to expand  (10:36, April 11, 2007)
  • Ministry: Six-Party Talks have not failed  (10:39, April 11, 2007)
  • Austrian team positive about human rights  (10:40, April 11, 2007)
  • Organ transplant list to be released soon  (10:42, April 11, 2007)
  • Safety first as railways get set for speedup  (10:45, April 11, 2007)
  • Premier grateful for NGOs' contribution to friendship  (10:34, April 11, 2007)
  • Tibet moves to avoid growth mistakes  (11:10, April 11, 2007)
  • Chinese premier begins "ice-thawing" trip to Japan (20:27, April 11, 2007)



  • Business

  • IMF report: Growth forecast for emerging Asia positive (21:54, April 11, 2007)
  • IMF report: U.S. growth forecast this year lowered to 2.2 percent (21:52, April 11, 2007)
  • China's trade surplus lowers in first quarter (21:35, April 11, 2007)
  • Stranded Dutch dredger refloated in north China (21:33, April 11, 2007)
  • Gold price higher in Hong Kong -- April 11 (21:32, April 11, 2007)
  • PetroChina's energy consumption down 18 percent (21:05, April 11, 2007)
  • Tibet reports 16.5-pct growth in tourism revenue in Q1 (21:01, April 11, 2007)
  • China Enterprises Index up 1.37 pct -- April 11 (21:00, April 11, 2007)
  • Zimbabwe urged to boost forex inflows to bring down inflation (21:00, April 11, 2007)
  • EU brings charges against shipping companies linked to illegal cartels (20:35, April 11, 2007)
  • UAE highlights importance of upcoming China's trade fair in Guangzhou (19:29, April 11, 2007)
  • China stresses fair play in foreign acquisition of domesti c companies (18:09, April 11, 2007)
  • UAE to send largest national delegation to China's trade fair in Guangzhou (17:49, April 11, 2007)
  • CITIC to raise record fund in Hong Kong (17:47, April 11, 2007)
  • IFC helps Vietnamese banks develop services (17:46, April 11, 2007)
  • Thai central bank slashes policy rate by half percentage point (17:34, April 11, 2007)
  • China to expand imports of technology and equipment (17:34, April 11, 2007)
  • China encourages foreign businesses to build hospitals (17:32, April 11, 2007)
  • Marine economy a new economic growth point in China (17:31, April 11, 2007)
  • Unprecedented development in Sino-Japanese economic and trade cooperation  (17:30, April 11, 2007)
  • Petrochemical industry reaches output target  (17:29, April 11, 2007)
  • China's IPR Blue Book published (17:28, April 11, 2007)
  • Chinese shares continue to set new highs (20:59, April 11, 2007)
  • Beijing Olympics franchise stores to spread like mushrooms (16:46, April 11, 2007)
  • Indonesia's first quarter growth projected at 5.9 pct (16:45, April 11, 2007)
  • China frames market access regulations to knock shipbuilding sector into shape (16:36, April 11, 2007)
  • Chinese fall head over heels for mutual funds (16:33, April 11, 2007)
  • China tops world output of nonferrous metals for five consecutive years (16:18, April 11, 2007)
  • Bilateral trade between China and its main trading partners growing rapidly (16:10, April 11, 2007)
  • Consumer market expected to grow by one trillion yuan annually (16:09, April 11, 2007)
  • Growth rate of textile exports remains normal  (16:06, April 11, 2007)
  • China consumer confidence index stable (16:05, April 11, 2007)
  • Standard & Poor's: Securitization to help China reduce excessive liquidity (16:05, April 11, 2007)
  • Sinopec expects steady growth in 2007 performance (15:48, April 11, 2007)
  • Company managers must hold shares for minimum period (15:46, April 11, 2007)
  • Angang Steel records 229 pct growth in net profits (15:43, April 11, 2007)
  • Taiwan-funded companies to establish mainland business association (15:42, April 11, 2007)
  • China buys hi-tech equipment to cut trade surplus (15:41, April 11, 2007)
  • Vietnam expects to attract more foreign investment (15:39, April 11, 2007)
  • West China favors "green" investment to sustain growth (19:28, April 11, 2007)
  • Vietnam Airlines to buy more planes for trans-continent flights (13:14, April 11, 2007)
  • Nepali gov't to introduce 2007/08 budget (13:14, April 11, 2007)
  • NZ unemployment rate reaches 27-year low (13:14, April 11, 2007)
  • Delegates from five S. American nations meet on creation of Bank of the South (13:13, April 11, 2007)
  • Puma's M&A pushes European stocks to record highs (08:44, April 11, 2007)
  • Wall Street edges up prior to earnings season (08:43, April 11, 2007)
  • Crude prices rebound on strong demand (08:41, April 11, 2007)
  • Russia warns of delay of oil pipeline to Asian-Pacific region (08:40, April 11, 2007)
  • EDS to set up global service center in central China (08:38, April 11, 2007)
  • U.S. subprime mortgages not likely to destabilize global financial stability: IMF report (08:38, April 11, 2007)
  • Car sales up in Poland in March (08:37, April 11, 2007)
  • Fewer Swedish companies go bust (08:37, April 11, 2007)
  • China plans oil output rise to meet booming demand (08:36, April 11, 2007)
  • China moves to curb aluminum-smelting investment (08:36, April 11, 2007)
  • IMF report says emerging market risks have improved since September (08:34, April 11, 2007)
  • China cuts tax rebates for steel exports: industry association (08:33, April 11, 2007)
  • China's mainland, Hong Kong to monitor financing by mainland banks (08:32, April 11, 2007)
  • U.S. Comcast chief executive takes home 26 million dollars last year (08:57, April 11, 2007)
  • U.S. brings trade disputes with China to WTO (07:56, April 11, 2007)
  • Pakistan clears Iran-Pakistan-India gas sharing arrangement (07:55, April 11, 2007)
  • China, Pakistan to facilitate trade cooperation (07:55, April 11, 2007)
  • Gold price higher in Hong Kong -- April 10 (07:54, April 11, 2007)
  • Cathay Bank granted license in Hong Kong (07:53, April 11, 2007)
  • China's auto output, sales soar in Q1 (07:53, April 11, 2007)
  • Sri Lanka keeps policy interest rates (07:53, April 11, 2007)
  • Shanghai bourse may rank among world's top ten (07:50, April 11, 2007)
  • US criticized for WTO complaints over piracy  (10:51, April 11, 2007)
  • China's trade surplus falls sharply  (10:56, April 11, 2007)
  • Shanghai banks set lending record  (10:57, April 11, 2007)
  • GMS plan will help rural poor  (10:57, April 11, 2007)
  • Regulation to bring order into franchise industry  (11:02, April 11, 2007)
  • Sinopec trims costs to rake in 53.9b yuan  (11:02, April 11, 2007)
  • Sohu threatens to drag Google to court  (11:03, April 11, 2007)
  • Another record as index breaks 3,400 barrier  (11:05, April 11, 2007)
  • First-quarter vehicle sales increase by 22.2%  (11:06, April 11, 2007)
  • BOCOG to expand its retail network  (10:58, April 11, 2007)
  • Baosteel profit jumps by 150% on rising prices  (11:07, April 11, 2007)
  • EDS opens global center in China  (11:07, April 11, 2007)
  • Luxury property sticks to high price  (11:09, April 11, 2007)
  • Firms flock to Argentine Silicon Valley  (11:09, April 11, 2007)
  • Relations turn sour between Chinese and French food companies (11:13, April 11, 2007)
  • Bill Gates to visit China this month (11:12, April 11, 2007)
  • Foreign investment in Myanmar hits 14.4 bln U.S. dollars in 19 years (11:13, April 11, 2007)



  • World

  • Body of slain Afghan journalist buried in Kabul (22:03, April 11, 2007)
  • New charter to grant amnesty to coup makers: Thai media (22:02, April 11, 2007)
  • UN locks up 2,000 Nepal Army's weapons (22:00, April 11, 2007)
  • Thai Foreign Ministry dismisses security threats in Bangkok (21:59, April 11, 2007)
  • Government could fall: Thai Defence Minister (21:28, April 11, 2007)
  • Russian FM says Europe, U.S. face no immediate missile threat (21:27, April 11, 2007)
  • Zimbabwean ruling party to restructure ahead of polls (21:26, April 11, 2007)
  • Lithuania ready to mediate in Ukraine political crisis (20:56, April 11, 2007)
  • IAEA spokeswoman warns Iran could have nuclear weapons in 4-6 years (20:52, April 11, 2007)
  • Cambodia prepares oil, gas management law (20:50, April 11, 2007)
  • Fighting resumes in Mogadishu, killing three (20:34, April 11, 2007)
  • Sadrists threaten to quit Iraqi gov't over PM remarks on foreign troops' pullout (20:31, April 11, 2007)
  • Turkey asks Iraqi government to assure border security: spokesman (20:02, April 11, 2007)
  • U.S. should resolve differences through quiet diplomacy: Pakistani PM (20:00, April 11, 2007)
  • Suicide bombing injures 8 civilians in S. Afghanistan (19:59, April 11, 2007)
  • Pak PM calls for eradication of root causes of terrorism (19:45, April 11, 2007)
  • Horta, Lu-Olo head to presidential runoff in Timor-Leste (19:45, April 11, 2007)
  • At least 10 people killed in bomb attacks in Algers (19:58, April 11, 2007)
  • Indonesian govt to sell stakes in flag carrier Garuda (19:43, April 11, 2007)
  • Abbas-Olmert meeting to be important: Erekat (19:25, April 11, 2007)
  • Russia to prepare military response to U.S. missile defense in Europe: report (19:23, April 11, 2007)
  • DPRK returns remains of U.S. soldiers (19:21, April 11, 2007)
  • Indian envoy meets Nepali Prime Minister (19:18, April 11, 2007)
  • Suicide bombing hits NATO troops in Afghanistan  (19:18, April 11, 2007)
  • Israeli official says Olmert, Abbas to meet on Sunday (19:17, April 11, 2007)
  • Hamas slams U.S. fund for Abbas' forces (19:16, April 11, 2007)
  • Red Cross calls for safety guarantees in Sri Lanka (19:13, April 11, 2007)
  • Anti-drug policemen killed in Bangkok raid (18:08, April 11, 2007)
  • Russia keen on observer status at SAARC (18:07, April 11, 2007)
  • Opposition holds large-scale protests against Kyrgyz president (18:06, April 11, 2007)
  • Thailand PM leaves hospital with clean bill of health (18:05, April 11, 2007)
  • Israeli army raids Nablus to arrest militant (17:43, April 11, 2007)
  • Philippine gov't unfazed by poll surveys: official (17:25, April 11, 2007)
  • Gunmen kill senior Iraqi official in Baghdad (17:24, April 11, 2007)
  • Former Fiji PM still banned from Suva (17:21, April 11, 2007)
  • Horta, Lu Olo to go to runoff in Timor-Leste presidential poll (17:23, April 11, 2007)
  • At least 20 rebels killed in Sri Lanka's north (17:05, April 11, 2007)
  • Former DRC vice president flies to Portugal (16:44, April 11, 2007)
  • Fiji vice president nomination rejected (16:34, April 11, 2007)
  • Israeli official denies rejection to prisoners list (15:57, April 11, 2007)
  • One killed, 4 injured by insurgents in southern Thailand  (15:26, April 11, 2007)
  • Israel's Peretz orders evacuation of disputed Hebron building (15:25, April 11, 2007)
  • Mozambique to establish compensation office for explosions in March (15:24, April 11, 2007)
  • SADC defense working group meets in Maputo (14:57, April 11, 2007)
  • Mexican, Colombian, C. American leaders promise to revitalize regional development (14:06, April 11, 2007)
  • Bangladeshi former PM's movement strictly controlled (14:05, April 11, 2007)
  • Coalition, Afghan forces capture two militants (13:44, April 11, 2007)
  • Former Garuda Indonesia head likely suspect in activist murder (13:38, April 11, 2007)
  • At least 100,000 unable to vote in Cambodia s local election (13:37, April 11, 2007)
  • New Fiji vice-president named (16:39, April 11, 2007)
  • Nepali cabinet approves amendment to interim constitution (13:33, April 11, 2007)
  • Horta leads slightly in presidential poll in Timor Leste (13:32, April 11, 2007)
  • "Friend countries" revive hostage talks with rebel group (13:25, April 11, 2007)
  • Nepali gov't reiterates commitment to hold CA polls by mid-June (13:24, April 11, 2007)
  • Losing constitution referendum may prompt resignation: Ecuador president (13:20, April 11, 2007)
  • Portuguese president endorses new abortion law (13:20, April 11, 2007)
  • Brazilians split on death penalty (13:19, April 11, 2007)
  • Fretelin candidate takes lead in Timor Leste presidential poll (14:57, April 11, 2007)
  • Two Colombian soldiers killed in landmine explosion (13:15, April 11, 2007)
  • Lula administration's approval rating hits a four-year high (13:15, April 11, 2007)
  • African peacekeeper killed in Sudan's Darfur (11:26, April 11, 2007)
  • Swiss cantons unanimous on keeping EU option open (11:24, April 11, 2007)
  • Sudan urges UN to adopt resolution on financing peacekeeping mission in Darfur (11:23, April 11, 2007)
  • Hijacked Turkish passenger plane lands on Istanbul Airport (11:22, April 11, 2007)
  • Palestinian president to visit Italy (11:20, April 11, 2007)
  • UN Security Council debates renewing mission mandate in Georgia (11:17, April 11, 2007)
  • U.S. to stage large-scale war games near Guam (11:17, April 11, 2007)
  • Albania journalist's car hit by bomb (11:15, April 11, 2007)
  • U.S. says Iran's possible absence at Iraq conference "unfortunate" (11:14, April 11, 2007)
  • Hamas slams Israeli rejection of prisoners' list (11:13, April 11, 2007)
  • Malaysian PM to visit Namibia (11:11, April 11, 2007)
  • Italy plunged into Afghan hostage row (11:10, April 11, 2007)
  • U.S. suffers higher casualties in Iraq since "surge" begins (11:09, April 11, 2007)
  • NGO sound alarm on unsafe abortion in Nigeria (11:06, April 11, 2007)
  • U.S. confirms aid to Palestinian leader's forces (11:00, April 11, 2007)
  • Bush invites lawmakers to discuss war funding impasse (10:58, April 11, 2007)
  • Bush signs NATO consolidation act into law (10:57, April 11, 2007)
  • Two IAEA inspectors arrive in Iran to visit Natanz site (10:56, April 11, 2007)
  • Lebanese crisis complicates after Nasrallah's speech (10:25, April 11, 2007)
  • Lebanese pro-government leader lashes out at Nasrallah's speech (10:24, April 11, 2007)
  • Martinho Dafa Cabi appointed Guinea-Bissau's new PM (10:23, April 11, 2007)
  • Abbas says to meet Olmert next week (10:23, April 11, 2007)
  • Mbeki heads for Sudan on peace mission (10:04, April 11, 2007)
  • Jordanian King warns against U.S. hasty withdrawal from Iraq (10:03, April 11, 2007)
  • Jordanian King urges Israel to adopt Arab Peace Initiative (10:02, April 11, 2007)
  • Russia criticizes U.S. bill on Ukraine, Georgia's NATO membership (09:55, April 11, 2007)
  • Think tank identifies 37 U.S. plants susceptible to terror attacks (09:54, April 11, 2007)
  • Polish, Swiss presidents discuss political developments in Europe (09:53, April 11, 2007)
  • Kenya says lack of funds, logistics hamper deployment of troops to Somalia (09:45, April 11, 2007)
  • Norway offers more aid to developing nations (09:48, April 11, 2007)
  • Hijacker of Turkish plane surrenders (09:43, April 11, 2007)
  • Two injured in helicopter crash in South Africa (09:42, April 11, 2007)
  • Uganda gov't releases final report on Global Fund scandal (09:41, April 11, 2007)
  • U.S. Congress authorizes aid to Palestinian leader's forces (09:17, April 11, 2007)
  • U.S. says Macau unblocks frozen DPRK funds (09:16, April 11, 2007)
  • UK presses Iran to suspend uranium enrichment activities (09:10, April 11, 2007)
  • Int'l community concerned about Iran's uranium enrichment (09:09, April 11, 2007)
  • Indonesia preparing small team for Iraq (09:28, April 11, 2007)
  • U.S. supports Macau in unblocking frozen DPRK accounts (08:59, April 11, 2007)
  • Lebanon's pro-government lawmakers call anew for parliament session on Hariri tribunal (08:58, April 11, 2007)
  • Arab League calls for national reconciliation in Iraq (08:56, April 11, 2007)
  • France "deeply concerned" about Iran's uranium enrichment: FM (08:49, April 11, 2007)
  • Haneya lists restoring security, lifting siege as top tasks (08:47, April 11, 2007)
  • Rich nations urged to help Africa adapt to climate change (08:39, April 11, 2007)
  • Russia expresses doubts over Iran's nuclear claim (08:38, April 11, 2007)
  • At least 34 people drown in exodus from Somalia to Yemen: UNHCR (08:29, April 11, 2007)
  • 20 Taliban militants killed in southern Afghanistan in a week (08:28, April 11, 2007)
  • Hamas-website publishes list of senior Palestinian prisoners (07:49, April 11, 2007)
  • UN-backed repatriation to South Sudan hits 50,000 mark (07:49, April 11, 2007)
  • Top SCO judges meet to strengthen judicial cooperation (07:49, April 11, 2007)
  • Olmert grilled for hours in bribery investigation  (10:43, April 11, 2007)
  • Russia doubts Iran's atomic claims  (10:45, April 11, 2007)
  • DPRK funds freed as nuclear deadline nears  (10:46, April 11, 2007)
  • Ban's first 100 days 'no honeymoon'  (10:49, April 11, 2007)
  • Obama not in 2008 race for 2nd place  (10:53, April 11, 2007)
  • President endorses law allowing abortion  (10:55, April 11, 2007)
  • Ministry bans sailors from selling more stories  (11:02, April 11, 2007)



  • Opinion

  • What means to have a per capita GDP of US$2000? (17:06, April 11, 2007)
  • "Bright spot" in Sino-ROK ties focuses on bilateral economic, trade relations (17:05, April 11, 2007)
  • U.S. eager for quick success by filing WTO piracy case against China (11:14, April 11, 2007)
  • Cherry blossoms symbolize China's warming to Japan (11:12, April 11, 2007)
  • Despite sticking points, relations enter new era  (11:13, April 11, 2007)



  • Sports

  • Hong Kong equine herpes under control (21:47, April 11, 2007)
  • Nigeria's Eagles chases German-born players (21:46, April 11, 2007)
  • Zimbabwe young Sables aim top six finish at World Cup (21:46, April 11, 2007)
  • Zimbabwe cricket working on adding international flair to Logan Cup (21:46, April 11, 2007)
  • Nigerian handball federation eyes medal in Algiers (17:10, April 11, 2007)
  • Karume Cup soccer tourney put off (16:55, April 11, 2007)
  • International Chess Championship opens in Subic, Philippines (16:39, April 11, 2007)
  • Zambian U23 soccer team ready to host Mozambique (16:35, April 11, 2007)
  • China Open features golfers from across the world (15:39, April 11, 2007)
  • S. Korean Lee may miss Asian Cup with knee injury (15:38, April 11, 2007)
  • Beijing Olympic organisers to allow individuals to run franchise stores (15:37, April 11, 2007)
  • Philippine boxers eye first Olympic gold (13:24, April 11, 2007)
  • V. Williams reaches second round at Charleston (13:23, April 11, 2007)
  • Nepali worker to scale Mt.Qomolangma to mark Worker's day (13:22, April 11, 2007)
  • Fish rallies past Arguello in US claycourt tennis (13:21, April 11, 2007)
  • Bobcats' Morrison fined for improper gesture (13:20, April 11, 2007)
  • Argentine former soccer star Maradona to leave clinic (13:19, April 11, 2007)
  • Man. United fire seven past Roma (13:17, April 11, 2007)
  • Fans clash with police at Old Trafford (13:16, April 11, 2007)
  • Paraguay's Libertad eyes 1st place at Copa Libertadores group phase (13:15, April 11, 2007)
  • Cuba chooses beach volleyball team for Alba Games (13:13, April 11, 2007)
  • Losing Argentine David Cup team to focus on next year (13:12, April 11, 2007)
  • Fulham appoints Sanchez as new manager (09:45, April 11, 2007)
  • Romario sets to score 1,000th goal despite criticism (09:44, April 11, 2007)
  • Spain tie Italy 1-1 in women's under-19 soccer match (09:43, April 11, 2007)
  • Zimbabwe Young Warriors clinch gold at Anoca Games (09:42, April 11, 2007)
  • Kenyan riders storm Central Africa MX Championship (09:40, April 11, 2007)
  • England's Chelsea defeats Spain's Valencia 2-1 (09:39, April 11, 2007)
  • Schwarzenegger signs legislation supporting LA's 2016 Olympic bid (10:13, April 11, 2007)
  • Fans making their absence felt  (11:04, April 11, 2007)
  • Bayern confident despite injury concerns  (11:06, April 11, 2007)
  • Nuggets top Lakers for sixth straight win  (11:08, April 11, 2007)
  • Sheffield ready to lead Tigers back to Series  (11:09, April 11, 2007)
  • Sepang success puts Alonso back on top  (11:10, April 11, 2007)



  • Science & Technology

  • China's glaciers are melting quickly (16:20, April 11, 2007)
  • China launches second oceanic survey satellite (08:20, April 12, 2007)
  • China to develop five more oceanic survey satellites (16:38, April 11, 2007)
  • Education for all a distant dream: Indian gov't (10:05, April 11, 2007)
  • NASA delays Atlantis shuttle launch until early June (10:01, April 11, 2007)
  • Stress may help cancer cells resist treatment, research shows (10:01, April 11, 2007)
  • Study shows earthquakes may rapidly boost regional volcanoes (10:01, April 11, 2007)
  • 100 million iPods sold - and counting  (10:40, April 11, 2007)
  • Video websites urged to act over online bullying  (10:41, April 11, 2007)
  • Climate concert finds home in New Jersey  (10:42, April 11, 2007)
  • Thrust to Chinese domain names  (10:55, April 11, 2007)



  • Life

  • Egyptian girl dies of bird flu virus (21:44, April 11, 2007)
  • Sandstorm expected in parts of northern China (16:49, April 11, 2007)
  • Average life expectancy in Beijing exceeds 80 (16:22, April 11, 2007)
  • Desert area around Beijing, Tianjin, falls  (16:38, April 11, 2007)
  • Hospitals able to carry out organ transplants to be named (16:38, April 11, 2007)
  • Archaeologists find three prehistoric bodies in southeastern Mexico (13:11, April 11, 2007)
  • At least 17 killed in Sri Lanka road mishap (10:22, April 11, 2007)
  • Death toll of infectious diseases rises 42 percent in March (10:21, April 11, 2007)
  • Canada a doctors' training ground for U.S.: study (10:18, April 11, 2007)
  • Thailand, Laos to enhance anti-bird flu cooperation (10:08, April 11, 2007)
  • Thai Fruits and Food Festival to be held in China's Chengdu (10:07, April 11, 2007)
  • City doctors to the countryside; one way to narrow medical services gap (10:07, April 11, 2007)
  • China shoots TV plays on Kungfu master Bruce Lee (09:32, April 11, 2007)
  • Piano smuggling ring hits sour note  (10:44, April 11, 2007)
  • Dinosaurs to join terracotta warriors in Shaanxi  (10:47, April 11, 2007)
  • Sewage plant to be hidden under park  (10:48, April 11, 2007)
  • Doctors face trial over 110 deaths  (10:49, April 11, 2007)
  • 'Hurley's wedding an insult', say Hindus  (10:51, April 11, 2007)
  • Discovery links the Roman Greek empires  (10:52, April 11, 2007)
  • Unearthed tombs reveal life of mysterious military master  (10:53, April 11, 2007)
  • Vote Alhambra Palace for New World Wonder: Spanish Culture Minister (13:10, April 11, 2007)



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    Launch of Atlantis no earlier than June 8

    The space shuttle Atlantis rolls back from launch pad 39A to the Vehicle Assembly Building for repairs to the external tank at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida March 4, 2007. NASA will postpone the launch of space shuttle Atlantis at least to June 8, almost three months later than originally planned, based on the amount of work to fix its hail-damaged fuel tank, officials said Tuesday.

    China CRH finishes its test operation

    A China Railway High (CRH) speed bullet train pulls in after completing its test operation on Xuchang-Anyang route of the Beijing-Guangzhou railway in this picture taken April 10, 2007. The train has a top speed of 250 kph (155 mph).

    China's self-made satellite launched

    Self-made "Haiyang-1B" satellite is launched from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center of north China's Shanxi Province at 11:27 a.m. on April 11, 2007.

    Rare Faberge miniature chair

    A very rare Faberge miniature chair is seen at Sotheby's auction house, in New York, April 10, 2007, prior to going on public display tomorrow. The chair is being sold along with Russian paintings, sculpture, silver and porcelain at auction on April 16 and 17 and is expected to bring between $1-1.5m.

    China's motorbike output highest in world for 14 years

    Visitors view a BMW motorbike at the 6th China International Motorcycle Trade Exhibition, held in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality on April 10, 2007.

    China's first farmer-pilot killed in plane crash

    Tan Chengnian(R2) poses for a photo in his aircraft. (file photo) Tan Chengnian, a 50-year-old farmer in east China's Shandong Province, was fascinated by aircraft since childhood. He began to develop his own aircraft nine years ago. His first success was a 15-minute flight, 18 meters above the ground in May, 2005.

    Dragon dance for peony festival in central China

    Chinese dragon dancers perform during the opening ceremony of the 25th Peony Festival in Luoyang, Central China's Henan Province, April 10, 2007. Some 12,000 people with 10,025 handmade dragons attended the performance. The longest handmade dragon is 5056 meters long, representing the 5000 years' history of Luoyang and 56 ethnic groups in China. (newsphoto)

    Beijing's landmark building in fire

    Smoke from a fire billows from the 22nd floor of China Central Place under construction in Beijing April 10, 2007. China Central Place, projected to be a landmark after its competition at the end of 2007 at the capital's east Chang'an Street, saw fire at least three times before, Jinghua Times reported. The fire broke out when the welder ignited accidentally the construction materials.

    U.S. Sumo Open

    Heavyweight sumo competitor Mark Sagato of the U.S. holds his seven-week-old daughter Aurora at the U.S. Sumo Open in Los Angeles, April 7, 2007.

    Michael Phelps meets Liu Xiang in Beijing

    U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps, left, poses with China's Olympic hurdling gold medalist Liu Xiang under the Chinese flag at a training center in Beijing Tuesday April 10, 2007. Phelps, who won seven gold medals and broke five world records earlier this month at the world championships in Melbourne, met with Liu, the 2004 Athens Olympics 110 meters hurdles gold medalist, during a visit to promote the 2007 Special Olympics, to be held in Shanghai in October.

    Abbas: he would hold talks with Olmert next week

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (C) attends a meeting with Greek Patriarch of Jerusalem Metropolitan Theophilos (L) and Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Michel Sabbah in the West Bank town of Bethlehem April 10, 2007. Abbas said on Tuesday he would hold talks next week with Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert.


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