Ma liangxing Appointed Head Coach of Chinese Women's Football Team Ma yuan'an(R), former coach of Chinese women's football team, retired while new coach Ma liangxing(L) went to his post. It is the first contest for Ma liangxing's directing China's women football team on the 4 countries women football tournament held in Guangzhou. (Photo/Tian Lin)
U.S. President's Day A mother with her daughter play at an amusement park in downtown New York City on the President's Day, Feb. 18, 2002. The national holiday falls on the 3rd Monday of February annually.
The Yugu Nationality People's Life Become Better and BetterAn ethnic Yugu woman, Duomashidan,104, accepts a kiss from her great grandson in the Yugu Autonomous Prefecture of Sunan in northwest China's Gansu Province on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2002. The per capita annual income is 3,766 yuan (US$471) and the lifespan reaches an average of 69 years old in the prefecture with a population of nearly 10,000 residents.
Tung Chee Hwa Seeks Second Term with Overwhelming Support With overwhelming support from the community, Hong Kong SAR Chief Executive Tung Chee Hwa officially handed in his nomination form for a second term of office Tuesday morning.
Tourism Booms in Yunnan ProvinceTourists appreciate the beautiful architecture of Chinese ethnic Dai nationality at Menghai county, surburb of Kunming, the capital city of southwest China's Yunnan province, February 19, 2002. Tourism booming in Yunnan province during the 7-day Spring Festival vacation with a gain of 797 million yuan RMB. Some 2.58 million tourists home and abroad have spent their vacations here, according to a survey.
Potala Palace in SnowPicture dated 19th of Febraury shows the Potala Palace in snow in downtown Lhasa. Snowfall brings more happiness to this capital city of Tibet Autonomous Region which was celebrating both the Chinese lunar New Year and the Tibetan New Year.
Reading Room For FarmersA senior farmer reads newspapers in a reading room in Lijiazhuang Village of Linqu County, east China's Shandong Province, Tuesday February 19, 2002. A "reading room" or a "villagers' center" has been set up recently in each of the 300 villages in Linqu County, in which villagers can read books, newspapers or learn agricultural technique know-how.
China Defeated Kazakhstan in Women's Ice Hockey CompetitionGoalie Limei Jiang of China is surrounded by her teammates after China defeated Kazakhstan in overtime during women's ice hockey play at the Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Provo, February 19, 2002. The 2-1 victory gave China a seventh place finish in the olympic games.
China's Banking IndustryDai Xianglong, governor of the Peole's Bank of China, at the invitation of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, gives a lecture on China's banking industry after its entry to WTO in Hong Kong Feb. 18, 2002.