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News Archive --- Date:20070412


China

  • China wants to enhance cooperation with Japan on energy: FM spokesman (09:29, April 13, 2007)
  • Chinese man convicted for trading of endangered tiger skin (21:55, April 12, 2007)
  • Chinese premier, Japanese Emperor agree friendly ties benefit both countries (21:55, April 12, 2007)
  • China urges actions to promote progress of six-party talks (21:25, April 12, 2007)
  • China says Macao's return adds new vigor to Sino-Portuguese relations (21:23, April 12, 2007)
  • Chinese premier meets Japanese party leaders, reiterates friendship and cooperation (20:53, April 12, 2007)
  • China offers condolences over bombings in Algeria, Morocco (20:50, April 12, 2007)
  • Corruption trial begins for former Chinese Communist official (20:04, April 12, 2007)
  • Hong Kong drafting new law to better protect food safety  (20:03, April 12, 2007)
  • Chadian foreign minister to visit China (19:24, April 12, 2007)
  • Chinese Communist official sacked after hotel impropriety (19:22, April 12, 2007)
  • China welcomes agreement among Sudan, UN, AU on Darfur issue (19:21, April 12, 2007)
  • Wen calls for further development of China-Japan trade, economic ties (19:19, April 12, 2007)
  • China voices deep concern over situation in Kyrgyzstan (19:18, April 12, 2007)
  • British deputy PM to visit China (19:16, April 12, 2007)
  • Chinese premier calls for future-oriented Sino-Japanese ties (16:46, April 12, 2007)
  • China publishes book to popularize anti-terrorism knowledge among public (16:26, April 12, 2007)
  • Natural disasters cost China 15 billion yuan in March (16:01, April 12, 2007)
  • Chinese premier meets with Japanese parliament leaders (15:06, April 12, 2007)
  • Chinese premier advocates five principles for promoting Sino-Japanese ties (17:53, April 12, 2007)
  • China appreciates strategic association with Brazil: official (09:45, April 12, 2007)
  • Wen calls for pushing forward Sino-Japanese ties to new stage (09:45, April 12, 2007)
  • Chinese premier delivers speech in Japanese Diet (09:22, April 12, 2007)
  • China, Japan vow to strengthen cooperation on regional, international affairs (07:50, April 12, 2007)
  • Egypt, China to enhance cooperation in manpower, social security (07:51, April 12, 2007)
  • China, Japan agree on ways to build strategic, mutually beneficial ties (07:49, April 12, 2007)
  • China, Japan reach agreement on ways to properly handle East China Sea issue (07:49, April 12, 2007)
  • China, Japan agree to enhance exchanges, dialogues to promote mutual understanding (07:49, April 12, 2007)
  • China, Japan pledge to strengthen mutually beneficial cooperation (07:48, April 12, 2007)
  • Chinese premier urges Japan to properly handle history, Taiwan issues (07:45, April 12, 2007)
  • Chinese, Japanese leaders agree to boost strategic ties (07:46, April 12, 2007)
  • China says attempts to boycott Beijing Olympics doomed to fail (07:52, April 12, 2007)
  • China, Japan reach consensus on forging mutually beneficial strategic ties (07:46, April 12, 2007)
  • Chinese premier holds talks with Japanese PM (07:47, April 12, 2007)
  • Former Party chief in central China city accused of taking huge bribes (07:53, April 12, 2007)
  • China is "crucial" persuader of Sudan peace plan: senior diplomat (07:54, April 12, 2007)
  • Chinese envoy says Darfur situation "basically stable" (07:54, April 12, 2007)
  • Chinese vice-premier calls for more efforts on issues of women, children (07:55, April 12, 2007)
  • China appoints new ambassador to Britain (07:55, April 12, 2007)
  • Chinese top legislator meets former French president (07:56, April 12, 2007)
  • China cracks down on thefts from oil and gas pipelines (07:56, April 12, 2007)
  • Chinese, Japanese leaders pave way forward  (16:21, April 12, 2007)
  • Diplomacy, defense top future agenda  (16:22, April 12, 2007)
  • 'Reform' drafts tied to Chen Shui-bian (16:23, April 12, 2007)



  • Business

  • China becomes Japan's biggest software outsourcing base (09:12, April 13, 2007)
  • Gold price higher in Hong Kong -- April 12 (21:14, April 12, 2007)
  • China Enterprises Index up 0.13 pct -- April 12 (21:14, April 12, 2007)
  • China's new RMB bank loans rise 13 pct in first quarter (21:13, April 12, 2007)
  • ExxonMobil starts new gas production offshore northern Malaysia (21:16, April 12, 2007)
  • Engel coefficient declining in urban Beijing (19:42, April 12, 2007)
  • Multinationals bring new opportunities to China's west (19:38, April 12, 2007)
  • Hong Kong ranks top five on world merchant fleet (19:36, April 12, 2007)
  • China to double number of houses on methane by 2010 (17:05, April 12, 2007)
  • Chinese shares again soar to new high (19:40, April 12, 2007)
  • China's foreign exchange reserve reaches US$1202 bln (09:32, April 13, 2007)
  • Macao SAR inks memo with Malaysia on trade and tourism (15:06, April 12, 2007)
  • Profits ebb for shipper in 2006 (15:03, April 12, 2007)
  • SEB given green light to acquire majortity stake in China's Supor (17:26, April 12, 2007)
  • Sinopec's net profit exceeds 50 billion yuan in 2006 (13:35, April 12, 2007)
  • Market value of China's stock exchanges continues to swell (13:13, April 12, 2007)
  • China to regulate use of natural gas (13:12, April 12, 2007)
  • Bullet train service between Beijing and six cities to begin on April 18 (13:11, April 12, 2007)
  • Ping An Insurance posts 80 percent growth in net profits (13:11, April 12, 2007)
  • Qatar interested in investing in Panamanian refinery (13:10, April 12, 2007)
  • Vietnam to invest 200 mln U.S. dollars in building int'l airport (13:10, April 12, 2007)
  • Myanmar to hold special gem sale in July (11:36, April 12, 2007)
  • Cambodia mulls pipeline project from shore to Sihanoukville (10:31, April 12, 2007)
  • Crude prices trade higher on lower U.S. stockpiles (08:57, April 12, 2007)
  • Wall Street declines on inflation worries (08:54, April 12, 2007)
  • Over 2.5 million have taken up .eu domain names (08:53, April 12, 2007)
  • Fitch: New regulatory campaign healthy for China's sizzling property market (08:29, April 12, 2007)
  • U.S. budget deficit narrows 14.7 percent in first six months (08:38, April 12, 2007)
  • Inflation risk remains major concern of U.S. Fed meeting (08:37, April 12, 2007)
  • U.S. median existing-home price expected to decline for first time in 4 decades (08:37, April 12, 2007)
  • Johannesburg stock down despite Gold Fields (08:35, April 12, 2007)
  • U.S. gasoline inventories fall sharply last week (08:35, April 12, 2007)
  • Macedonia to repay its external debts ahead of schedule (08:33, April 12, 2007)
  • Citigroup announces 17,000 jobs cut (08:31, April 12, 2007)
  • China stresses fair play in foreign acquisition of domestic companies (08:59, April 12, 2007)
  • China securities regulator joins multilateral probe cooperation (08:30, April 12, 2007)
  • Zimbabwean mobile operator bars prepaid int'l calls (08:30, April 12, 2007)
  • Sweden plans to fight youth unemployment (08:31, April 12, 2007)
  • Toyota striving to lead mini-sedan market in Indonesia (08:28, April 12, 2007)
  • U.S. against efforts to form gas cartel (08:27, April 12, 2007)
  • China's iron ore imports rise 23 pct in first quarter (08:26, April 12, 2007)
  • Greece, Russian energy company agree extension of natural gas supply to 2040 (08:23, April 12, 2007)
  • U.S. stocks open lower prior to Bernanke speech (08:21, April 12, 2007)
  • Greek inflation down to 2.6 percent in March (08:21, April 12, 2007)
  • Roundup: Cambodia mobilized to ward off "oil curse"  (08:19, April 12, 2007)
  • IMF report: World economy to grow by 4.9 percent in 2007, 2008 (08:19, April 12, 2007)
  • Top earners are big givers, too  (16:17, April 12, 2007)
  • ROK firms promised more access  (16:20, April 12, 2007)
  • Movie industry counts cost of online piracy  (16:25, April 12, 2007)
  • Organizers planning for a cool expo  (16:27, April 12, 2007)
  • Global drive for China Pavilion design  (16:28, April 12, 2007)
  • IMF predicts energetic world economy for 2007-08  (16:29, April 12, 2007)
  • PetroChina unveils CSR report  (16:54, April 12, 2007)
  • China weighs US plea for dialogue  (16:48, April 12, 2007)
  • China, Iceland kicks off FTA talks in Beijing  (16:50, April 12, 2007)
  • Danone threatens legal action against Wahaha  (16:51, April 12, 2007)
  • Tax rebate cut to slow steel sector  (16:53, April 12, 2007)
  • Machine tool-maker to build two more centers  (16:55, April 12, 2007)
  • Country Garden IPO gets warm response  (16:59, April 12, 2007)



  • World

  • 33 people die in bomb blasts in Algeria (22:01, April 12, 2007)
  • Singapore condemns terrorist bombings in Algeria, Morocco (22:00, April 12, 2007)
  • UN organization to help Myanmar monitor Tsunami (21:59, April 12, 2007)
  • Japan's parliamentary committee approves U.S. forces realignment bill (21:21, April 12, 2007)
  • Cote d'Ivoire to end "zone of trust" (21:19, April 12, 2007)
  • Two cops arrested in Zambia for robbery (21:11, April 12, 2007)
  • Ukrainian president reiterates call for dissolution of parliament (21:10, April 12, 2007)
  • Turkish army must stage military operation against Kurdish rebels in N. Iraq (21:09, April 12, 2007)
  • Bemba to stay in Portugal for 60 days: Belgian FM (21:06, April 12, 2007)
  • Militants set ablaze Afghan school (21:05, April 12, 2007)
  • Three soldiers wounded in landmine explosion in eastern Turkey (21:04, April 12, 2007)
  • Two killed in Iraq's parliament building blast (21:18, April 12, 2007)
  • Hamas denies receiving official Israeli response over prisoners' names (21:03, April 12, 2007)
  • Pakistan, Russia to finalize bilateral investment treaty: PMs (21:01, April 12, 2007)
  • Japan's lower house committee approves constitutional referendum bill (21:00, April 12, 2007)
  • WFP provides food to Sri Lankan refugees (20:54, April 12, 2007)
  • Sri Lankan troops, rebels to exchange bodies (20:12, April 12, 2007)
  • Singapore parliament approves spam control bill (20:11, April 12, 2007)
  • UN completes Nepalese Army arms storage (20:10, April 12, 2007)
  • Violence mars Ugandan capital after proposed forest giveaway (20:08, April 12, 2007)
  • Abbas' aide disparages upcoming meeting with Olmert (20:06, April 12, 2007)
  • Blast rocks Iraqi parliament building, one lawmaker killed (20:05, April 12, 2007)
  • Egypt strongly condemns terrorist attacks in Algeria (19:34, April 12, 2007)
  • Journalists demonstrate for BBC Johnston in Gaza (19:33, April 12, 2007)
  • 4 attackers killed, miscreants clash in SW Pakistan (19:32, April 12, 2007)
  • Iraqi PM asks S.Korean firms to join Iraq's reconstruction (19:31, April 12, 2007)
  • S. Korea signs MOU with Iraq on oil field development  (19:31, April 12, 2007)
  • Philippine military downplays survey results against chief of staff (19:30, April 12, 2007)
  • Turkey strongly condemns terrorist attacks in Algeria (19:29, April 12, 2007)
  • Pakistan, Russia sign documents to expand ties (19:28, April 12, 2007)
  • Turkish president condemns terrorist attacks in Algeria (19:27, April 12, 2007)
  • BBC reporter enters one month captivity in Gaza (17:55, April 12, 2007)
  • Most East Africans back political federation of East African states: official (17:25, April 12, 2007)
  • Phnom Penh works out security plan for upcoming Khmer New Year (17:24, April 12, 2007)
  • 3 truck-load of election materials hijacked in Nigeria (17:23, April 12, 2007)
  • Israeli finance minister questioned again for embezzlement suspicion  (17:21, April 12, 2007)
  • 35 Taliban militants killed in S. Afghanistan (17:18, April 12, 2007)
  • Uganda to recruit 3,000 police for CHOGM (16:56, April 12, 2007)
  • Indonesia condemns Algiers bombings (16:55, April 12, 2007)
  • UN says food aid demand in Southern Sudan drop by 19 pct (16:54, April 12, 2007)
  • Strength of Afghan National Army reaches 46,000 (16:50, April 12, 2007)
  • Nigerian president advises African military on leadership (16:48, April 12, 2007)
  • Singapore PM's comments on searching for successor (16:48, April 12, 2007)
  • Somali ambassador says Mogadishu becomes peaceful in 16 years (16:47, April 12, 2007)
  • Election campaign clashes continue in Lagos (16:07, April 12, 2007)
  • Fiji's Interim PM orders clean-up of GCC (15:10, April 12, 2007)
  • India tests nuke-capable Agni-III missile (14:56, April 12, 2007)
  • At least five killed in Baghdad bridge blast (14:55, April 12, 2007)
  • NZ Governor-general visits Niue (14:53, April 12, 2007)
  • NZ offers aid to Fijian children in wake of floods (14:52, April 12, 2007)
  • Nepal to have 35 additional constituencies (14:46, April 12, 2007)
  • Two Poles in Ukraine to mediate parliamentary crisis (14:44, April 12, 2007)
  • Nepali officials to coordinate implementation of peace accord (14:19, April 12, 2007)
  • Thai new year's traffic "death week" starts with 41 killed (14:14, April 12, 2007)
  • Abnormal speed blamed for Garuda Indonesia accident (14:08, April 12, 2007)
  • Castro lashes out at Bush as terror representative (13:30, April 12, 2007)
  • 2 soldiers killed in clash with Abu Sayyaf in southern Philippines (13:28, April 12, 2007)
  • Bomb attack injures 11 in southern Thailand (13:27, April 12, 2007)
  • Train derails in Thai South, no one injured (13:25, April 12, 2007)
  • Japan offers 60,000 ballot boxes to Nepal (13:25, April 12, 2007)
  • Bomb attack injures 7 in Thai South (13:24, April 12, 2007)
  • Uruguay hosts int'l meeting on South Atlantic peace, cooperation (13:21, April 12, 2007)
  • Timely CA elections difficult: Nepali CEC (13:21, April 12, 2007)
  • 20 prisoners, five guards injured in Dominican Republic jail riot (13:20, April 12, 2007)
  • 6 killed, thousands flee as fighting continues in southern Philippines (11:05, April 12, 2007)
  • Amnesty International starts campaign to extradite Fujimori (11:03, April 12, 2007)
  • Canada condemns terrorist attacks in Algeria (10:34, April 12, 2007)
  • Brazilian archbishop mourns slain German priest (09:49, April 12, 2007)
  • Venezuela demands extradition of fugitive Posada Carrilles from U.S. (09:48, April 12, 2007)
  • Solomons people ask for rebuilding help: UN (09:47, April 12, 2007)
  • Russian PM arrives in Pakistan for visit (09:21, April 12, 2007)
  • Prague conference discusses climate protection after 2012 (09:21, April 12, 2007)
  • Two more Canadian soldiers killed in Afghanistan (10:33, April 12, 2007)
  • Bush, Democrats cannot agree on terms of war discussions (09:18, April 12, 2007)
  • Czech republic approves law in connection with the Schengen entry (09:17, April 12, 2007)
  • EU commissioner concerned about Italian immigration bill (09:16, April 12, 2007)
  • U.S. welcomes Morocco's plan for West Sahara autonomy (09:15, April 12, 2007)
  • Italian aid organization pulls out of Afghanistan (09:15, April 12, 2007)
  • Italian Milan prosecutors denies breaking secrecy laws (09:14, April 12, 2007)
  • ICRC deplores worsening humanitarian crisis in Iraq (09:13, April 12, 2007)
  • Czech minister says U.S. defense system to be linked with NATO (09:12, April 12, 2007)
  • Jordan condemns bombing blasts in Algeria (09:11, April 12, 2007)
  • South African president expresses satisfaction at implementation of peace agreement in southern Sudan (09:10, April 12, 2007)
  • White House opposes legislators plan to visit Iran (09:08, April 12, 2007)
  • U.S. extends duty tours for Army troops in Iraq, Afghanistan (08:58, April 12, 2007)
  • Russian lawmaker criticize U.S. bill inviting Ukraine, Georgia to NATO (08:50, April 12, 2007)
  • South Africa expresses shock over Algeria bomb blasts (08:47, April 12, 2007)
  • U.S. condemns terrorist bombings in Algeria, Morocco (08:45, April 12, 2007)
  • Khartoum accuses N'Djamena of supporting rebels in Darfur (08:44, April 12, 2007)
  • Croatian opposition leader resigns over health reason (08:41, April 12, 2007)
  • UN chief to visit Europe, Middle East (08:41, April 12, 2007)
  • France condemns bombing blasts in Algeria (08:37, April 12, 2007)
  • UN chief vehemently condemns terrorist bombings in Algeria (08:34, April 12, 2007)
  • Poland, U.S. to start talks on missile shield soon (08:33, April 12, 2007)
  • Israeli fighter jets intercept U.S. airliner after communication failure (08:31, April 12, 2007)
  • Russian PM arrives in Pakistan for visit (08:31, April 12, 2007)
  • Los Angeles faces legal challenge on immigration status (08:28, April 12, 2007)
  • Azerbaijan says to open embassy in Syria (08:26, April 12, 2007)
  • Solana opposes outer borders for EU (08:25, April 12, 2007)
  • Al-Qaida claims responsibility for launching attacks in Algeria (08:24, April 12, 2007)
  • Public prosecutor engaged in trying Islamic militants shot dead in Bangladesh (08:23, April 12, 2007)
  • Suspected war criminals face tougher investigations in Sweden (08:22, April 12, 2007)
  • Norway concerned about Iran's nuclear program (08:21, April 12, 2007)
  • Palestinian prisoner swap deal still in logjam (08:19, April 12, 2007)
  • Over 159,000 rounded up under state of emergency in Bangladesh (08:17, April 12, 2007)
  • U.S. delays sanctions on Sudan at UN request (08:16, April 12, 2007)
  • Sri Lankan gov't troops gain control of key eastern highway after 15 years (08:15, April 12, 2007)
  • British defense minister takes responsibility for allowing sale of sailors' story (08:13, April 12, 2007)
  • U.S. expects DPRK to fulfill nuclear obligations (08:12, April 12, 2007)
  • U.S. not to release five Iranians detained in Iraq: official (08:08, April 12, 2007)
  • Russian military base in Armenia not targeting third countries: official (08:05, April 12, 2007)
  • Pentagon considers extended tours for all active-duty troops in Iraq (08:05, April 12, 2007)
  • Russia expresses surprise over military exercises near Iranian nuclear plant (08:05, April 12, 2007)
  • Bomb blasts leave 23 dead, over 160 more injured in in Algeria (08:40, April 12, 2007)
  • DPRK Supreme People's Assembly elects new premier (08:04, April 12, 2007)
  • New U.S. army chief foresees decade-long "war on terror" (08:03, April 12, 2007)
  • Analysis: President Gbagbo remains in control of Cote d'Ivoire (08:03, April 12, 2007)
  • Singapore's PM to donate salary increase to charity over next five years (08:03, April 12, 2007)
  • Arab League chief condemns "terrorist blasts" in Algeria, Morocco (08:01, April 12, 2007)
  • White house mulls "war czar" for Iraq, Afghanistan: report (08:01, April 12, 2007)
  • Jewish settlers given 30 days to leave West Bank disputed building (08:01, April 12, 2007)
  • 13 Taliban militants killed by coalition, Afghan forces (07:57, April 12, 2007)
  • Somali reconciliation conference adjourned to mid-May (07:55, April 12, 2007)
  • DPRK ready to move on nuke deadline  (16:20, April 12, 2007)
  • Sarkozy: No deal to protect Chirac from prosecution  (16:51, April 12, 2007)



  • Opinion

  • What political game does "Gas OPEC" play? (17:10, April 12, 2007)
  • "Melting the ice" requires some "heat" from Japan (17:08, April 12, 2007)
  • China's trade surplus slides drastically (17:08, April 12, 2007)
  • 'Nail house' episode a fight against plunder  (17:05, April 12, 2007)
  • Darfur crisis needs world's helping hand  (17:06, April 12, 2007)



  • Sports

  • Olympic Equestrian Jumping Fence designs on display in Hong Kong (21:44, April 12, 2007)
  • Ugandan track queen gets bye to All Africa Games (21:41, April 12, 2007)
  • Indonesia's Persik Kediri defeats Sydney FC 2-1 (21:41, April 12, 2007)
  • Zimbabwe U-19 rugby team to play USA (21:40, April 12, 2007)
  • Kenya to bid for 2010 Africa athletics championships (17:31, April 12, 2007)
  • Turkey's wrestling world champion Yerlikaya in hospital (15:54, April 12, 2007)
  • Nigeria's Dolphins still optimistic in contest against Morocco (15:53, April 12, 2007)
  • Indonesian Persik stun 10-man Sydney in AFC Champions League (14:59, April 12, 2007)
  • Indonesia sends 3 chess players to Philippine, Dubai (13:19, April 12, 2007)
  • Rain delays Champion Cup match in Indonesia (13:18, April 12, 2007)
  • Seongnam rally from two-goal down at AFC Champions League (12:29, April 12, 2007)
  • Colombia aborts bid to host soccer World Cup in 2014 (12:28, April 12, 2007)
  • Reds win leaves Shenhua on brink of AFC Champions League (12:27, April 12, 2007)
  • Al Hilal invade Tashkent fortress in AFC Champions League (12:26, April 12, 2007)
  • Tempers fray as Students stay unbeaten in AFC Champions League (12:14, April 12, 2007)
  • Cambodia to receive bikers of regional race (12:13, April 12, 2007)
  • Haas advances into second round at U.S. Clay Court Tennis (12:12, April 12, 2007)
  • Frontale move clear with comfortable win in AFC Champions League (12:12, April 12, 2007)
  • Al Sadd pick up first win in AFC Champions League (12:11, April 12, 2007)
  • Al Arabi, Al Rayyan share spoils in AFC Champions League (12:10, April 12, 2007)
  • China says attempts to boycott 2008 Olympics would fail (12:09, April 12, 2007)
  • 16 fans charged over Old Trafford clashes (12:08, April 12, 2007)
  • Hungary, Croatia expect to win right to host Euro 2012 (12:07, April 12, 2007)
  • Beckenbauer says Bayern are willing to sell Hargreaves (12:06, April 12, 2007)
  • Late penalty salvages draw for Karama in AFC Champions League (12:05, April 12, 2007)
  • Ongfiang winner keeps Al Ain alive in AFC Champions League (10:54, April 12, 2007)
  • Al Dosari leads Shabab to victory in AFC Champions League (10:53, April 12, 2007)
  • Al Wahda of UAE stay perfect in AFC Champions League (10:52, April 12, 2007)
  • V. Williams, Jankovic advance at Family Circle Cup (10:48, April 12, 2007)
  • Top athletes to run in marathon series in South Africa (09:27, April 12, 2007)
  • S. Africa announces provisional list for Beijing Paralympics (09:26, April 12, 2007)
  • Bodybuilder honored Malaysia's 2006 sportsman (09:24, April 12, 2007)
  • Peru coach fined due to improper disco outing (09:21, April 12, 2007)
  • Peru soccer manager punished for partying, lying (09:20, April 12, 2007)
  • Brazil Sao Paulo appoints Rai as European representative (09:19, April 12, 2007)
  • Uruguayan Nacional seeks to defeat Argentina's Velez (09:18, April 12, 2007)
  • Zandberg beats Neethling in S. African swimming championships (09:17, April 12, 2007)
  • S. Africans positive about 2010 World Cup (09:16, April 12, 2007)
  • Argentine soccer player Maradona's liver still inflamed (09:15, April 12, 2007)
  • Cuba's Industriales wins through to Baseball Series final (09:14, April 12, 2007)
  • AC Milan join English party in Champions League (09:13, April 12, 2007)
  • Spain's Barcelona to tighten soccer player discipline (09:11, April 12, 2007)
  • Shandong thrash Long An 4-0 to lead Group G at AFC Champions League (09:11, April 12, 2007)
  • Singapore champion Liang chasing home win in Shanghai  (17:06, April 12, 2007)
  • Hornets sting Clippers, stay in hunt  (17:08, April 12, 2007)



  • Science & Technology

  • Chinese scientists identify gene controlling rice size, weight (21:50, April 12, 2007)
  • NYC produces 1% of U.S. greenhouse gas emmissions  (16:15, April 12, 2007)
  • Bill Gates planning space trip?  (16:10, April 12, 2007)
  • Alumnus to donate 400 million dollars to Columbia University (12:06, April 12, 2007)
  • Chinese straw-for-energy project nominated for Energy Globe Awards (12:05, April 12, 2007)
  • Researchers succeed in treating diabetics with stem cells (08:12, April 12, 2007)
  • One satellite launched, and another repaired  (16:07, April 12, 2007)
  • Help needed to prepare for climate change  (16:30, April 12, 2007)
  • China struggling to get past its translation bottleneck  (16:30, April 12, 2007)
  • Science too narrow to explain Creation: Pope Benedict  (16:36, April 12, 2007)
  • Signs of water seen outside solar system  (16:36, April 12, 2007)
  • US Senate passes stem cell research bill (17:48, April 12, 2007)



  • Life

  • Six rare Chinese alligators to be released to wild (21:51, April 12, 2007)
  • HK food surveillance results satisfactory rate over 99 pct (21:38, April 12, 2007)
  • SLC exam concludes peacefully in Nepal (21:34, April 12, 2007)
  • China to hold cross-Strait book fair in October (21:37, April 12, 2007)
  • Alban Berg Quartet returns to Hong Kong with rich repertoire (17:29, April 12, 2007)
  • Jackie Chan, Jet Li pair up for action epic (17:29, April 12, 2007)
  • Chinese waterway snakes through underground history (14:41, April 12, 2007)
  • Encephalitis kills 6 in western Bangladesh (14:39, April 12, 2007)
  • Beijing residents becoming wealthier  (14:15, April 12, 2007)
  • S. Africans most concerned about climate change: survey (12:09, April 12, 2007)
  • Malaria kills more than war among military forces of SADC (12:08, April 12, 2007)
  • Myanmar opens new international express mail service in new capital (12:08, April 12, 2007)
  • U.S. cancer deaths continue to drop (12:05, April 12, 2007)
  • Yangtze Delta architecture at risk, experts say  (16:19, April 12, 2007)
  • English spoken here, the capital wants to see and hear  (16:21, April 12, 2007)
  • Zhuhai takes birds under its wing  (16:22, April 12, 2007)
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    Giant octopus set back to sea

    Seafood vendor Li Shouqiang prepares to set free a giant octopus ocellatus which is about to spawn off the coast of Lianyungang, east China's Jiangsu Province, April 11, 2007.

    Hair measuring 2.42 metres

    Xia Aifeng, 36, combs her super long hair standing on a stool at home in Shangrao, east China's Jiangxi Province, April 11, 2007. The 1.6-metre-tall woman has grown the long hair measuring 2.42 metres. (newsphoto)

    Sea-blockage drill held in China

    A helicopter flies near a merchant to assist frigates in seizing and arresting their target. A formation of frigates in the East China Sea Fleet completed a "seize and arrest" exercise at sea using live ammunition earlier this month. It was a sea-blockage drill.

    Village girl's unusually large feet

    Shen Xiaojing, 21, lives in Nong'an County. When she was born, her feet were unusually large. Her right foot is 32 centimetres long and 12 centimetres wide; her left foot is 30 centimetres long and 11 centimetres wide.

    Mounted policwoman: a unique sight in Dalian

    Two mounted policewomen patrol a road in Dalian. A female mounted police unit was formed on December 19, 1994, in Dalian, a port city in north China's Liaoning Province.

    Miss Philippines-Earth 2007 pageant kicks off

    Contestants for the upcoming Miss Philippines-Earth 2007 pageant pose during a photo opportunity at a hotel in Makati City, south of Manila April 11, 2007.

    "Candle for Peace" in Timor

    An East Timorese child holds a candle near an artwork by Australian artist Jorge Pujol entitled "Candle for Peace", in Dili April 11, 2007. "Candle for Peace", made up of around 1,700 candles and dedicated to the people of East Timor, calls for peace during the country's presidential elections.

    China develops Cargo Airdrop System for airborne combat vehicle

    An all-purpose heavy Cargo Airdrop System for airborne combat vehicles has been developed by a department of the Chinese Airborne Force in cooperation with a manufacturing plant. The Cargo Airdrop System is lightweight, simple to operate, and makes only a slight impact on landing.

    Traffic police gear up for upcoming Olympics

    An array of police stand beside the motorcycles at Tiananmen Square in central Beijing Apirl, 10, 2007. Beijing Traffic Management Bureau has equipped the police with uptodate motorcycles and patrol wagons, who are on duty in central Beijing's Chang An Avenue, gearing up the drilling of traffic management for the upcoming Olympic Games. (newsphoto)

    Hair of Ramses II back to Egypt

    The mummy of Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses II is seen on display in the Hall of Mummies at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo April 10, 2007. Strands of hair from Ramses' head came home to Egypt after the son of a French laboratory worker tried to sell them on the Internet, the state news agency MENA said.

    Rival rallies held in Ukraine

    A supporter of President Viktor Yushchenko attends a rally in central Kiev, April 10, 2007. Yanukovich says he will not take part in a new election ordered by Ukraine's President pending a court ruling, but five judges investigating the matter say they cannot examine the issue as they are being subjected to pressure.

    Al-Qaida attacks Algeria's capital, 23 dead

    Firemen evacuate a victim of a suicide car bomb which exploded near the prime minister's headquarters in central Algiers April 11, 2007.

    China, Japan agree to build strategic, mutually beneficial ties

    Visiting Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao (L) shakes hands with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe during a welcoming ceremony in Tokyo, capital of Japan, April 11, 2007. Wen arrived in Tokyo April 11 for an official visit to Japan.


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