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2008-07-20 Sun 20:20
The Long March 2F rocket designed to carry China's third manned spacecraft into space will be sent to Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest Gansu province in a few days, officials with the China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology (CALT) said on Saturday, People’s Daily reported.
2008-07-20 Sun 15:55
Beijing have introduced drastic traffic rules in a bid to remove more than one million cars from it’s streets.
The move restricts residents to using their cars on alternate days.
Officials hope about half of the city's cars will be forced from the road over the next two months.
2008-07-20 Sun 00:00
Morning glories attract a crowd at Asagao-ichi .
Theasagao-ichi ,Morning Glory Fair,was held in the Iriya district of Taito Ward, Tokyo, on Friday.
About 100,000 potted morning glories are on sale at 70 stalls set up in and around Shingenji temple, which enshrines Kishimojin.
This fair is held at the temple ground of Iriya Kishimojin and the street facing the temple gate.
Traders from Edogawa and Katsushika wards and Saitama prefecture all gather at the site .