First Prize in Beijing's Receipt Lottery Cashed The first prize in Beijing's newly launched receipt lottery was cashed in Monday at a local taxation bureau. Prize winner Tian Ting acquired the 3,000-yuan (363 US dollars) stake after spending 1,620 yuan (196 dollars) on treating her friends to a meal at a local restaurant on August 2.
Chinese Gruel Becomes KFC's SpecialThe recently taken photo shows that a customer buys a set of Chinese-Western combined breakfast in a chain restaurant of KFC on the Huaihai Road in Shanghai. KFC began to provide Chinese gruel as part of breakfast in nearly 80 branches in Shanghai from the 5th of August 2002. (Xinhua Photo/Zhang Ming)
A Bridge Near Kabul Opend to TrafficA group of Afghans look at the opening ceremony of a newly-built bridge near Bagram Air Base near Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, August 5, 2002. The old bridge was destroyed by U.S. air force in the war against the Taliban. (Xinhua Photo/Zhao Peng)
China to Use the Newstyle PlatesA senior police officer introduces new-style vehicle license plates to media in Beijing August 5, 2002. China's Department of Public Security will replace current plates with newstyle ones in that the amount of vehicles in use are shooting up. The new plates will be tried out in the four cities of Beijing, Tianjin, Hangzhou and Shenzhen. (Xinhua Photo/Li Xiaodong)
Bird's-Eye View of a Junction in Anhui The image shows the bird's-eye view of Zhuweizi junction at the intersection of the expressway from Lianyugang, Jiangsu Province to Korgas, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region and the freeway from Hefei, capital city of Anhui Province, to Xuzhou, a city in Jiangsu Province. This crossroad is on the 54-kilometer-long Anhui section of the expressway from Lianyungang to Korgas opened to the traffic recently. The section is finished with an investment of 1.14 billion RMB yuan. (Xinhua Photo/Wang Lei)
Core of Asian Continent Built in XinjiangThe image shows the gate of a would-be tourist resort named Asian Core which is under construction in the south suburbs of Urumqi, the capital city of Xingjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Monday, August 5, 2002. The histories, cultures and arts in the different regions of Asia will be shown with representative architectures at the resort located at 43กใ41'N and 87กใ20'E. (Xinhua Photo/Qin Qing)
Shangri-la----a Wonderful PlaceThis recently taken picture shows the terrace-like carbide physiognomy of Baishuitai resort place in the so-called "Shangri-La" --Diqing Tibet Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Yunnan Province. The resort area has an average height of 3380 metres above the sea level, with snow-covered peaks, quiet lakes, torrential rivers, divine temples as well as traditional customs of over 10 Chinese ethnic groups inhabit there. Recently Diqing 's developed greatly in tourism, attracting over one million of tourists every year. (Xinhua Photo/Lin Yiguang)
Shangri-la---a Wonderful Place This recently taken picture shows inhabitants of the so-called "Shangri-La" walk in a village surrounded by tulips in Shangri-La County, Diqing Tibet Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Yunnan Province. The resort area has an average height of 3380 metres above the sea level, with snow-covered peaks, quiet lakes, torrential rivers, divine temples as well as traditional customs of over 10 Chinese ethnic groups inhabit there. Recently Diqing 's developed greatly in tourism, attracting over one million of tourists every year. (Xinhua Photo/Lin Yiguang)