Chinese Doctors Successfully Separate Siamese TwinsSurgeons conduct the operation to separate 62-day-old siamese femaletwins, Zhao Lianjia and Zhao Lianyi, in No. 251 hospital of Zhangjiakou city, north China's Hebei Province August 21, 2002. The siamese twins who shared one liver and one pericardium in their hearts were sent to the No.251 Hospital after they were born June 20. The surgeons with the hospital conducted the operation for more than 8 hours and separated successfully the femaletwins. (Xinhua Photo/Chen Jiangwen)
China Edges out Japan in Under-21 Soccer FriendlyChina beat Japan 1-0 in the under-21 international soccer friendly Thursday evening in Shanghai.
Chinese, Russian PMS Hold Talks Chinese Premier Zhu Rongji (R) shakes hands with visiting Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mikhailovich Kasyanov when they holds the Seventh Regular Meeting between the two countries' prime ministers in Shanghai of east China August 22, 2002. The regular meeting mechanism, initiated in 1996 by Chinese President Jiang Zemin and then Russian President Boris Yeltsin, aims to enable leaders between the two countries to have prompt exchange of views on major issues of common concern. (Xinhua Photo/Yao Dawei)
CPPCC Chairman Meets President of ZanzibarLi Ruihuan, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), met Thursday with Amani Abeid Karume, president of Zanzibar of the United Republic of Tanzania.
UN Earth Summit to Open in JohannesburgSome delegates to the World Sustainable Development Summit visit Sandton International Convention Center in the suburbs of Johannesburg August 21, 2002. The summit, also known as the UN Earth Summit, will take place in Johannesburg from August 26 to September 4, with more than 50,000 delegates expected to attend along with around 100 heads of state and government. (Xinhua Photo/Xu Xianhui)
Tomato Industry in XinjiangFarmer Ma Jianhua reaps tomatoes covering about 0.7 hectare of field, which is expected to bring her an income of 10,000 yuan(US$ 1,250) in Changji City, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region August 22, 2002. Tomato production in Xinjiang has developed into a scale of industrialization, with an annual production capacity of over 500,000 tons of tomato ketchup. (Xinhua Photo/Wang Xinbiao)