'Shenzhou III' Unmanned Spacecraft LaunchedChina launched another unmanned spacecraft, "Shenzhou III", 22:15 Monday night (Beijing Time) from Jiuquan Satellite Launching Center of Gansu Province. (Photo by Ren Jianmin, People's Daily)
Flowers Desire for Early BlossomA Lady takes a photo with peach blossoms near Tian'anmen Square in Beijing March 24, 2002. Worm weather has brought the winter jasmine flower,the magnolia flower and the mountain peach flower into bloom about 15 days early this year in Beijing. (Xinhua Photo/Wang Chengxuan)
Securty Tightened In BeirutA Lebanese soldier sits on an armored vehicle in Beirut, March 23,2002.Security in the capital of Lebanon is tightened in preparation of the upcoming 14th Arab Summit slated for March 27-28. (Xinhua Photo/Wang Jianhua)
China Begins The Second Phase Of Three Gorges Reservoir Bed Clean-up The image shows the general scene of explosion to demolish buildings at the abandoned Guizhou Town of historical Zigui county in Hubei Province March 24, 2002. This explosion demolished buildings occupying over 20 thousand square meters in the three gorges reservoir bed markied that the second phase of clean-up of reservoir bed began. The Zigui county is a famous town for his long history and one of counties must be submerged in the reservoir when the dam is completed in 2009. Now over 70 thousand people have moved to new homes. Xinhua Photo/ Du Huaju
Top Legislator Li Peng Meets DRC President China's top legislator Li Peng met Sunday with Joseph Kabila, president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Premier Zhu Meets DRC President Chinese Premier Zhu Rongji met Sunday with Joseph Kabila, president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). During the meeting, Zhu said China and the DRC had a tradition of friendship and bilateral cooperative relations had seen steady development.
President Jiang Promises Financial Help for Indonesia Chinese President Jiang Zemin (R) shakes hands with visiting Indonesian President Megawati Sukarnoputri during a welcoming ceremony held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing March 24, 2002. (Xinhua Photo/Qi Tieyan)