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The official Olympic mascots has been unveiled at the evening show on November 11th, that marked the 1000-day countdown to the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.

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Fri, 09 Dec 2005 11:39:55 GMT
_ Chinese, Japanese and U.S. politicians all ranked high among celebrities most frequently appearing in Chinese-language media reports, according to a Hong Kong City University poll.
Fri, 09 Dec 2005 08:31:08 GMT
(Full text of a statement. Contact details below.) CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 9, 2005--Basis Technology announced today that Microsoft has licensed its Rosette(R) language analyzers for Chinese and Japanese to support the expansion of MSN Search into Asian markets. The Rosette(R) analyzers are software components that enable information retrieval applications and search engines to
Sat, 10 Dec 2005 04:31:30 GMT
BEIJING (AP) - Officials are offering the residents of a besieged Chinese village cash payments to cover up the alleged killing of as many as 10 protesters by authorities earlier this week, a Hong Kong newspaper said Saturday.
Fri, 09 Dec 2005 13:51:21 GMT
China, which is aggressively working on improving the English language proficiency of its population, will challenge India's domination in the information technology sector by 2008, a global research company has indicated.
Wed, 07 Dec 2005 13:13:17 GMT
DAVIE -- The East meets the West each Sunday inside a crowded room of a sports complex in Davie. Although more known for its rodeos and Western-themed buildings, Davie has quietly become home to the region's largest Chinese language and arts program. is powered by Jazar (UK) Ltd.
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