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  • Aug 2, 2014
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Diaoyutai State Guesthouse

Retiring minister no stranger to applause

Outgoing Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing took many by surprise when he appeared at a function last night for foreign diplomats and media representatives.

Saturday, 28 April, 2007, 12:00am

A new dawn awaits haunt of the lotus-eaters

When it opened in the 1940s, only the privileged could dine in the Banxi Restaurant on Liwan Lake - and it was a household name for many older Hong Kong people.

10 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

Global media giants gather for conference

Dozens of global media industry leaders are meeting in Beijing this week.

6 Nov 2002 - 12:00am

Ambassadors' hi-tech forum torpedoed

An ambassadors' forum organised by a private firm and due to be held tomorrow to discuss China's entry into the World Trade Organisation and the development of high technology has been cancelled at the last minute.

13 May 2001 - 12:00am