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  1. Firm pulls its staff out after death of hostage

    Posted Oct 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Shi Ting The hydropower company whose two engineers were kidnapped by al-Qaeda-linked militants in Pakistan, with one killed in a rescue operation, has withdrawn all staff helping build the Gomal Zam Dam, according to the Foreign Ministry. 'After tak ...

  2. Reshuffle sees new vice-mayor in Shanghai

    Posted May 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... to a higher Communist Party position, state media and officials said yesterday. Sources described the leadership reshuffle as normal as the city tried to make government bureaucracy appear more ... of the standing committee of the local party branch and head of the party's powerful organisation department. Several former Shanghai officials have moved on to take high-level positions ...

  3. Kazakhs float China-Europe railway

    Posted Mar 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Winston Yau The president of Kazakhstan will propose building a rail line linking China to the Middle East and Europe when he visits Beijing in May. The line, which would cost an estimated US$3.5 billion, would boost Sino-Kazakh trade and bolster the bila ...

  4. Presidential hopeful Poe turns on the media

    Posted Jan 31st 2004, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila Cornered by journalists at a birthday party, the leading candidate in the Philippines' presidential race, actor Fernando Poe Jnr, did little to dispel criticism he lacked a solid political platform. In response to a series of ...

  5. Hu, Bush to hold November meeting

    Posted Sep 21st 2004, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... leader. He met the US president twice as vice-president and twice as head of state, with the last meeting taking place in October last year during an Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation summit ... to the meeting, Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing will arrive in Washington for meetings with US Secretary of State Colin Powell after attending the UN General Assembly in New York, starting on Sunday. Lan ...

  6. The rising cacophony over property

    Posted Apr 27th 2004, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... however, a few jarring notes have appeared in the happy chorus. Selling a property is not just about a roof over one's head. It is also about reaching for a dream. The media is good ... bank, concerned about an overheating economy, tightened liquidity by raising the bank reserve requirements, and four state-owned banks announced they would restrict mortgage lending ...

  7. Hu says conservation vital to keep growth engine ticking

    Posted Apr 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and instead must concentrate on careful planning and preservation for the future. Central government leaders- especially the new generation headed by Mr Hu and Premier Wen Jiabao- have on different ...

  8. Keep up pressure, America is urged

    Posted Feb 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Allen T. Cheng in Beijing Mainland activists say it is the only way to change a dire situation Mainland activists have called on the United States to keep up the pressure on the government to improve its human rights record. 'On the surface it may seem that China's human rights situation has improved, but it has worsened,' said Guan Zhenli, who is campaigning ...

  9. Tiananmen crackdown justified, says Wen

    Posted Mar 15th 2004, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao But the premier avoids labelling the movement counter-revolutionary Premier Wen Jiabao yesterday defended the 1989 military crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators, saying unity and stability were of 'overriding importance' for the ...

  10. Writers' detention fuels fears of crackdown

    Posted Dec 15th 2004, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... the new leaders' limits of tolerance. The organisation, formed in 2001, is a hotbed for dissident writers. The founding chairman was Liu Binyan, now living in exile in the United States ... redistribution of state assets. 'The party expects that veering to the left of the official ideological spectrum can halt the polarisation of society,' he said. This policy shift would guide ...




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