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Cambodia opposes disturbing activities
Beijing, April 6 (Xinhua) Phnom Penh: Cambodia strongly opposes any attempts and actions aiming to interrupt the Olympic Games to be held in Beijing, Prime Minister Hun Sen has said. 'I once ordered Minister of Interior to stop a ceremony that some people planned in Phnom Penh against the Olympic Games,' he said at a road construction ceremony in Preah Vihear province Saturday.

Sunday, April 06, 2008 12:59:33 PM

Mexican women's soccer team target Beijing
Mexico City: Mexican women soccer team's coach Beijing, April 6 (Xinhua) Leonardo Cuellar has said that his team is aiming to earn a ticket to the Beijing Olympics and it started off well by defeating Jamaica 8-1 in a Pre-Olympic tournament.

Sunday, April 06, 2008 12:57:47 PM

Chinese rowing hopefuls get morale boost
Beijing, April 6 (Xinhua) Hangzhou: The Chinese national rowing team members got a boost as they advanced into the finals of the 2008 Spring China National Rowing Championships. Xu Dongxiang, gold medallist at the 2006 World Rowing Championships, continued her good performance from heat to semi-final as she won a ticket to the final of the two-kilometre lightweight women's single sculls Saturday.

Sunday, April 06, 2008 12:55:19 PM

Two million Beijingers join Olympics planting day (Olympics Snippets)
Beijing, April 6 (Xinhua) Chinese President Hu Jintao and other senior leaders took part in a voluntary tree planting activity at the Olympic Forest Park here ahead of the Olympic Games in August. In all, about two million Beijingers participated.

Sunday, April 06, 2008 12:54:44 PM

China bans multiple-entry visas in Hong Kong
Hong Kong, April 6 (DPA) China has stopped issuing multiple-entry visas to foreigners travelling from Hong Kong until after the Olympics, a news report said Sunday.

Sunday, April 06, 2008 12:46:51 PM

Sri Lanka minister among 12 killed in suicide blast (Third Lead)
Colombo, April 6 (IANS) A Sri Lankan cabinet minister who was a confidant of President Mahinda Rajapaksa was among 12 people killed outside Colombo Sunday morning in a powerful blast blamed on a suspected Tamil Tiger suicide bomber.

Sunday, April 06, 2008 12:15:30 PM

An Indian envoy with Turkmen 'roots'
Ashgabat, April 6 (IANS) By a happy circumstance, Mohammed Afzal, the Indian ambassador here, could be said to have Turkmen 'roots'.

Sunday, April 06, 2008 10:26:10 AM

Pakistan searches for solution to power shortages
Islamabad, April 6 (DPA) Pakistan's electricity production was nearly 3,000 megawatts short of demand in March. The country made up the difference by turning off lights, and everything else, for several hours a day.

Sunday, April 06, 2008 8:17:50 AM

Stay away from Beijing Olympics, says global sports body
Beijing, April 5 (Xinhua) Boycott has been taken out from our dictionary long time ago and there will be no boycott in any Olympic Games, said Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) president Mario Vazquez Rana here Saturday.

Saturday, April 05, 2008 10:12:08 PM

China world's third largest motor producer in 2007
Beijing, April 5 (Xinhua) China's output of motor vehicles ranked the third in the world after Japan and the US in 2007, according to statistics from the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM).

Saturday, April 05, 2008 10:11:08 PM

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