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Photo Archive --- Date:20010612

Number of Giant Pandas Climbs Up

A US tourist has a photo taken with a giant panda at the Giant Panda Breeding Center of the Wolong Nature Reserve in southwest China's Sichuan Province on June 11. The number of the wild giant pandas in the world's famous giant panda reserve has increased by 3 percent over the 1980's.  

History Can't be Twisted

Some 70 protesters from South Korea, China, Malaysia, the Philippines, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and other countries and regions hold up banners in front of Japan's Education Ministry in Tokyo June 11, 2001, forming a human chain around the building. The demonstrators were protesting against the controversial Japanese junior high school history textbook for apparently glossing over wartime atrocities. 

U.S. Demonstrators Protest Bush`s Missiles Defense Plan

An unknown old lady shouts slogan outside the White House in Washington June 10 ,2001. More than 500 people gathered to protest against U.S. president George W. Bush`s plan to deploy the controversial missile defense system .

Yangtze Alligators Safe from Extinction

Two adult Yangtze Alligators sunbathe at the Yangtze Alligator Reproduction Center in east China's Anhui Province June 11, 2001. More than 9,000 alligators are raised at the center, with an annual fertility of 500 to 2,000 heads.

Ecological Park

A farmer throws water plants into a fish pond in Huaibei City in east China's Anhui Province June 11, 2001. The authorities has developed aquatic products industry by turning 7,333 ha of sinking areas due to mining into fish ponds and other kinds of ecological parks.

HK Govt Allocates 7 Bln HK Dollars for Tackling Flood

Projects costing over seven billion HK dollars (900 million U.S. dollars) are being undertaken by the HKSAR government to tackle the flooding problem in the New Territories.  

Floods Raid Hong Kong

A total 12 flooding cases were reported in northern New Territories of Hong Kong up to 11 a.m. Monday, but no casualty reports was received, according to a government press release. A series of rainstorms since June 9 hit this region, leaving some low-lying houses , roads and bridges damaged.  

Education Reform Should Be Deepened: Vice-Premier

The reform of China's basic education system should be deepened and accelerated to meet the demands of the country's modernization drive, Vice-Premier Li Lanqing said Monday.  

NPC Chairman Meets Singaporean Senior Minister

Li Peng, chairman of the Standing Committee of China's National People's Congress, met Monday afternoon with Lee Kuan Yew, senior minister in the Prime Minister's Office of Singapore.  

NPC Chairman Meets Hungarian Delegation

Li Peng, chairman of the Standing Committee of China's National People's Congress (NPC), said that the NPC attaches importance to its relations with the Hungarian National Assembly.  

McVeigh Executed for Oklahoma City Bombing

Death penalty advocates hold a candlelight vigil at dawn outside the U.S. Federal Penitentiary in Terre Haute, June 11, 2001, for those killed in the Oklahoma bombing. Timothy McVeigh was executed by lethal injection on June 11, 2001 for setting off a truck bomb in front of a federal building in Oklahoma City in 1995 that killed 168 people. 

McVeigh Executed for Oklahoma City Bombing

Death penalty opponents stand with their arms around each other as a U.S. Marshall (L) walks by in the minutes after 7 a.m. as Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh is put to death by lethal injection in the Federal Penitentiary behind them, June 11, 2001 in Terre Haute, Indiana. McVeigh is the first inmate to be executed by the Federal government since 1963.  

Legend, AOL Form Joint Venture

Legend Holdings Limited, the leading Chinese PC manufacturer, and America Online (AOL), the world's leading interactive services provider, Monday announced the establishment of a joint-venture company that will develop consumer interactive services for the Chinese market.  

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