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  1. Nation marvels at bravery of workers

    Posted Mar 20th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... volunteering for duty- even though he was six months from retirement. 'The future of nuclear power operations depends on how this is handled,' he told his daughter, the Jiji news agency said. ...

  2. Six stars shine brightest in a triumph of tradition

    Posted Aug 13th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... But at the National Indoor Stadium yesterday, heavyweight politics stepped aside for the stars on the mat. The six Chinese gymnasts, who powered their way to the men's team title in front of a full house of 20,000 people, gave the host nation its deepest emotional moment since Friday's opening ceremony. Some fans could have wished for a closer competition, but the Chinese athletes simply did ...

  3. Around the Nation

    Posted Oct 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 2 tonnes of explosives to blast rocks. The dead included six people handling the explosives, five passing the site, and miners living in nearby sheds. Credit crunch blamed for suicide SICHUAN ...

  4. Woman giving her breast milk is face of nation's charity

    Posted May 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng A policewoman in Sichuan province is using her breast milk to feed orphaned babies at a shelter as others clamour to adopt children who have lost their parents in the earthquake. Mainland netizens hailed Jiang Xiaojuan, from Jiangyou county, as 'the most beautiful mother' in the world. They said Ms Jiang, whose own baby is six months old, brought out ...

  5. National carrier opens up a rich culture to the world

    Posted Mar 23rd 2004, 12:00am by David Evans

    ... according to Ali Tahir Qasim, the carrier's country manager for Hong Kong and Macau. 'As the national carrier, we play an important role in linking Pakistan with economies around ... and complements its services to other cities in the region. PIA's fleet includes six Boeing 747-300s, four 747-200s, eight Airbus A300s, six A310s, 11 Fokker F27s and two Twin Otters. The airline ...

  6. Around the nation

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

    ... the disqualification of Wu Zhenhan, former president of Hunan Higher People's Court, as a representative to the National People's Congress, Beijing News reports. Mr Wu was put under investigation by Communist Party investigators in June, but his alleged crimes have not been made public. Six dead after minibus plunges down gorge HUBEI- A minibus plunged into a 120-metre-deep gorge in Xuanen ...

  7. Six degrees

    Posted Jan 11th 2009, 12:00am by Mark Footer

    ... into pieces and urged viewers to 'fight the real enemy'. The guest presenter for that show was actor Tim Robbins... At six foot five inches, Robbins is the tallest actor ever to have won an Oscar. The award for the tallest National Basketball Association player goes to Shanghai-born Yao Ming, Liu's visitor in the Coke advert that so enraged CCTV viewers. ...

  8. Six degrees

    Posted Aug 24th 2008, 12:00am by Mark Footer

    ... Mark Footer Today's closing ceremony brings down the curtain on the 29th Olympiad and sets in motion the countdown to the following Games, in four years. This evening, in the Beijing National Stadium, the Olympic flag will be handed to Boris Johnson, the mayor of the next host city: London... The 2012 Olympics will be the third hosted by the British capital. London's first ...

  9. Olympic bosses must get in sync with nation

    Posted May 19th 2008, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... nation together in a way never seen before, with the vivid coverage touching the hearts of everyone at home and millions abroad. In just six days, more than 6 billion yuan (HK$6.7 billion) of cash and goods was raised and sent to the quake victims. That public spirit is something leaders would never achieve in any other way and only by continuing in this vein will the whole nation ...

  10. Six months on, quake survivors long for relief

    Posted Nov 06th 2008, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... In the first part of a series on how victims of the earthquake are faring, Shi Jiangtao revisits Sichuan Almost six months after the massive May 12 earthquake in Sichuan, signs ... torrential downpours six weeks ago. Chilly, wet weather has only made the hardship even more difficult to cope with. Widespread landslides as a result of unprecedented rainstorms hit Beichuan county ...




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