This year marks the 50th anniversary of Sino-Africa
ties....starting with diplomatic relations with Egypt. During the
first half of the year, Sino-African relations have geared up with a
momentum of continuous official visits, from the top leadership level
to ministry-level exchanges. The latest is the ongoing visit by
China's Wen Jiabao, to Egypt. More, during the June 21 China
On July 17, Chinese General Guo Boxiong began a week-long visit
to the United States, the latest sign that the two nations are
boosting their military relations through exchange of high-level
visits. China says a better Sino-U.S. relationship will be
strategically important in maintaining and promoting peace, stability
and prosperity in the Asia-Pacific region as well as in the whole
world. CRI News and News and Reports will air
On March 1, 50 young women from all over China assembled in Harbin
to compete in the fourth annual Miss Universe China pageant. Dreams
came true for 22 year old Qi Fang, a college student from Jiangxi,
when she won the Miss Universe China, a title that would allow her to
represent her country in the global beauty pageant. Less than a month
after her win, she was stripped of the title. The July 10
Frontline explains why.
Six months ago, a 10-year-old Chinese boy from central China's
Hunan Province became known to the world as the first case of human
bird flu in China. He was also the first one to be cured of H5N1.
During the June 30 Life in China, we'll tell you how one
fateful day in October changed the life of this child.
One of the China's top modern dance groups, the Beijing Modern
Dance Company, has recently returned from Italy where they debut
their newest piece, °Midnight Rain". It was commissioned by the
2006 Venice Biennale Festival of Contemporary Dance. Choreographed by
BMDC's head dancer Gao Yangjinzi, the piece uses a mixture of modern
music with traditional Peking Opera. More on the past and future of
ther dance troupe during the July 13 Voices from Other Lands.
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