Beijing, July 29 (Xinhua) Media veteran Donald James Hook, one of the 31 foreign consultants invited to Beijing's Olympic venues, spends his tiring days at the Fencing Hall tutoring volunteers how to better serve foreign reporters.
Tuesday, July 29, 2008 8:01:49 AM
Siem Reap (Cambodia), July 28 (DPA) Talks have stalled over border tensions around an ancient temple which has seen the deployment of thousands of Thai and Cambodian troops, officials said Monday, adding that the prognosis for a bilateral solution was not good.
Monday, July 28, 2008 9:22:47 PM
Jakarta, July 28 (RIA Novosti) The foreign ministers of Thailand and Cambodia have resumed discussions at the Cambodian town of Siem Reap to resolve a military standoff in a border area near the ancient Hindu Preah Vihear Temple.
Monday, July 28, 2008 5:42:52 PM
Hangzhou, July 28 (Xinhua) Authorities in east China's Zhejiang province Monday moved some 70,000 people to safety and called back more than 12,000 fishing boats as typhoon Fung Wong approached.
Monday, July 28, 2008 2:39:32 PM
Beijing, July 28 (RIA Novosti) China Monday decried a meeting between US Republican presidential candidate John McCain and Tibet's spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, calling it potentially detrimental to bilateral relations.
Monday, July 28, 2008 2:33:01 PM
Dhaka, July 28 (DPA) The high court in Bangladesh has upheld the declaration of a public holiday Aug 15 commemorating the killing of former president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by rebel troops, justice ministry officials said Monday.
Monday, July 28, 2008 2:31:10 PM
Qinhuangdao (China), July 28 (Xinhua) Aiming to offer 'speedy services' to tourists and fans during the Olympic football tournament, Qinhuangdao authorities have organised a special squad of guides on roller skates.
Monday, July 28, 2008 2:12:21 PM
Beijing, July 28 (Xinhua) There are not tickets to matches featuring the Chinese men's basketball team in the upcoming Olympics to even allow the players' families to watch them, especially the match in which the home team plays the US.
Monday, July 28, 2008 1:51:15 PM
Beijing, July 28 (Xinhua) Italian lasagna, Beijing roast duck or kosher food? Athletes from more than 200 countries and regions will find their favourite cuisine in the Beijing Olympic Village.
Monday, July 28, 2008 1:22:06 PM
Beijing, July 28 (Xinhua) The map of the Chinese capital on the wall of Zhang Wei's room is almost full with markings in black ink.
Monday, July 28, 2008 9:45:11 AM
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