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Photo Archive --- Date:20020814

Chinese Vice-premier on Taxation

China's taxation departments have been urged to hasten the upgrading of information technology relating to the collection of taxes and to improve their efficiency and standard of work. (Xinhua) 

Count Faster Than A Calculator

Zeng Chunzhao explains Zhurenweng mental arithmetic in Beijing Aug. 13, 2002. Zhurenweng mental arithmetic, invented by Zeng in 1983, is a method to count numbers in one's head. By learning this method, one can count numbers even faster than an electronic calculator. (Xinhua)

Air Defense Exercise Carried Out in Shanghai

A building smokes after being 'bombed' during an air defense exercise in Shanghai, Aug.13, 2002. Shanghai carried out for the first time this kind of exercise in downtown areas of the city, aiming at strengthening civilians' awareness of national and civil defense and testing staff's capability to handle emergency. (Xinhua)

Chinese National Basketball Team Prepapes for World Championship

Chinese basketball player Yao Ming, who ranked as the top pick at this season's NBA draft, takes part in a training session in Beijing August 10, 2002. Chinese national team are preparing for the men's 14th World Basketball Championship in United States on August 29. (Xinhua)


Women players of Qinhuangdao team pull hard during the tug-of-war contest at the 2002 China Fitness and Sports Exhibition Meeting in Qinhuangdao, a coastal city of China's Hebei Province, Aug. 13, 2002. Tug-of-war is one of the many folk games that the meeting brought from spare-time entertainment to the sports arenas. (Xinhua)

Khatami Visits Kabul

Afghan President Hamid Karzai (L) leads the way for his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Khatami after reviewing guard of honor in Kabul Tuesday August 13, 2002. Khatami is in his one-day visit to Afghan capital. (Xinhua Photo/Zhao Peng)

Models in Lhasa

Models pose for photos in front of Potala Palace in Lhasa, capital of China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Aug. 13, 2002. Fifty-one models are in Lhasa to take part in the China's zone final of the 2002 World Elite Model Contest. (Xinhua)

China's First Tibetan Model

China's first Tibetan model Deji presents on the T-stage during China's area final of the 2002 World Elite Model Contest held in Lhasa, capital of Tibet Autonomous Region August 12, 2002. Deji, 20, 1.77 meters tall, started her career in 1998, with a background of sports family. (Xinhua Photo/Gesang Dawa)

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