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  1. Hostages in Ethiopia due home today

    Posted May 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... appeared to be in good condition despite the ordeal, according to Xinhua. 'They were in generally good condition except for diarrhoea because they were forced to drink contaminated water and eat unclean food during the abduction,' Xinhua quoted a doctor from a Chinese medical team as saying. ...

  2. The good life

    Posted Jul 23rd 2010, 12:00am by David Eimer

    ... with the shows stems from the very top of the Communist Party, Xinhua, the People's Daily and CCTV have all subsequently attacked their 'vulgar content'. Yet, the woman who sparked ...

  3. Majority want higher income tax threshold

    Posted Aug 30th 2005, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... yuan per month is too low, most respondents to two opinion surveys say. Xinhuanet, the website of the Xinhua news agency, conducted an online survey of more than 4,000 people, of whom 39 per ... According to a Xinhua report, the public hearing- which will be the first in the NPC's history- will be held late next month. Participants will include officials from the Ministry of Finance ...

  4. Officials shut down HK-linked newspaper

    Posted Nov 12th 2007, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Liaoning province. Social News was not licensed for distribution on the mainland, Xinhua yesterday quoted the General Administration of Press and Publication (GAPP), the mainland's publication regulator, as saying. The paper had provided false information about its registration in Hong Kong in 2004, Xinhua reported. Police also arrested Gao Yang, president and chief correspondent ...

  5. A bigger voice for China; pity it won't speak freely

    Posted Nov 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the developed world are slashing their budgets, it seems like an opportune time to provide alternative voices. The new Xinhua broadcaster, China Xinhua News Network Corporation (CNC) is aiming ... BBC is a far better ambassador for Britain than it would be as a government mouthpiece. In news and views, a free market would serve the nation better, just as it has in the economy. ...

  6. State-run press issues rare call for political overhaul

    Posted Apr 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... scandal surrounding Bo Xilai's downfall. The People's Daily, the ruling Communist Party's mouthpiece, the official Xinhua news agency- run directly by the State Council- ... written by a different think-thank, including the Central Party School, on its opinion page. Xinhua and the China Youth Daily published similar commentaries. None made any direct reference ...

  7. Tough talk

    Posted Nov 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... to the conflicting claims. This sounds good on the face of it, but what does joint development mean? Xinhua news agency in August told Japan about Chinese willingness to resolve differences over the Diaoyu, ...

  8. Sung heir takes divergent path

    Posted Feb 28th 2007, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... InterContinental, Marriott and Hyatt, have all entered the mainland, attracted by its growing economy and the prospects of the domestic tourism market, according to Xinhua news agency. There were 12,930 ...

  9. China paves way for big money to flow down Mekong

    Posted Feb 19th 2004, 12:00am by Jason Gagliardi

    ... throw away. More than 3000 Chinese boats are expected to arrive at the existing port this year, up from fewer than 1,000 in 2003. According to Xinhua, the Chinese news agency, shipping between ...

  10. Asian powers skirt N Korea issue

    Posted May 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... News Agency also said Hu agreed to strengthen co-operation with its neighbours in effectively tackling acts of provocation by Pyongyang, such as a feared third nuclear test. But Xinhua made ... officials, Kyodo News reported that Hu, Noda and Lee confirmed the importance of the three countries' close co-operation to avoid an escalation of tensions in the Korean Peninsula. Hu promised ...




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