Stars shine on Earth Day
Actress Sigourney Weaver warned of the dangers
facing oceans, President Barack Obama threw a White House party, and
UN Chief Ban Ki-moon urged the world to kick the carbon habit — all
in honour of planet Earth.
Efforts to prevent epidemic in quake zone
Epidemic prevention work is going well in the
quake-hit Yushu, northwest China’s Qinghai Province, as medical
staff and disease control experts intensified their efforts to
remove epidemic risks, a Chinese health official said here on
Thai police confront ‘red shirts’
Hundreds of Thai riot police moved on Friday in
front of a barricade erected by anti-government protesters in
Bangkok’s Silom business district, a day after grenade attacks in
the area killed three people.