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Muhammad Ali's 65th Birthday on January 17, 2007; Send Your Personal Birthday Wish!

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan. 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Muhammad Ali, who once said, "Old age is just a record of one's whole life," will be turning 65 years young on January 17. Fans, friends, and admirers from around the world are invited to help celebrate the life and legacy of Muhammad Ali by send...

2007-01-05 20:50 1257

Countdown to 2007 with Spectacular Performances at Santa's Town in Central

HONG KONG, Dec. 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) has packaged a full programme of stunning performances and entertainments for three consecutive nights from 30 December 2006 to 1 January 2007 in Santa's Town at Statue Square, where visitors and local residents can c...

2006-12-29 18:24 1465

NIKE, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Earnings Per Share of $1.28

-- Revenue up 10 percent; worldwide futures orders up 7 percent -- Improved tax rate contributes $0.13 to earnings per share BEAVERTON, Ore., Dec. 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- NIKE, Inc. (NYSE: NKE) today reported financial results for the second quarter ended November 30, 2006. Fo...

2006-12-22 12:04 2911

The Night for Liszt Ferencz

-- The Solo Concert by Japanese Pianist Mamiko Tomari BEIJING, Nov. 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Japanese pianist Mamiko Tomari’s solo concert will be held on December 23th in the hundred anniversary auditoria of Peking University. She will perform the works of great musician Liszt Feren...

2006-11-29 14:19 1158

Chinese Sensation Ziyi Zhang Joins Special Olympics as Newest Global Ambassador

International Actress Vows to Spread Special Olympics Message of Acceptance WASHINGTON D.C., Nov. 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- November 10, 2006, leading Chinese actress Ziyi Zhang, known for her starring roles in Memoirs of a Geisha and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, joins the Special O...

2006-11-16 22:00 2597

The Netherlands Gets Dancing for World Record in Call for Action Against Obesity

BENNEKOM, Netherlands, Nov. 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday 16 November at 11:15 a.m. more than 200,000 Dutch people will be dancing simultaneously for five minutes as part of the ‘Get the Netherlands Dancing’ campaign, an initiative by the Dutch Institute for Sport and Exercise (N...

2006-11-13 17:00 1660
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