Chinese Teenager Surprises Himself with Men's Pursuit VictoryTeenager Sui Baoku from Jiamusi surprised himself on Sunday with a gold medal in the short track speed skating men's pursuit at the 10th Chinese National Winter Games in Harbin.
Yang Beats Herself to Win Short Track Women's PursuitOlympic champion Yang Yang beat herself to win the short track speed skating women's pursuit in Harbin on Sunday at the 10th Chinese National Winter Games.
The Ancient City in ChinaThis file photo shows the northern Shangqiu City gate tower, the best preserved one of its kind, built in the Ming Dynasity in Shangqiu, a city in central China's Henan Province. Shangqiu, China's most typical and one of the best preserved ancient cities built in the Ming Dynasity in 1511, is unique in the world for its city walls, moats, circumvallation, ancient streets and old residential courtyards that still exist today. (Xinhua)
Foreign Fast Food Debuts in the Passenger Terminal of the AirportTwo employees of the Shanghai Pudong International Airport buy food in a foreign fast food restaurant in the passenger terminal of the airport Jan. 12, 2003. The restaurants with high prices in the passenger terminal will face a great challenge thanks to the opening of a foreign fast food restaurant here this year. (Xinhua)
Festive Market Booms A mother carrying her baby walks in front of a cartoon model at a Spring Festival speciality market in Nanning, capital of southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region Jan. 12, 2003. The market, opened on Jan. 11 with some 500 booths, can provide various festival food and commodity items. (Xinhua)
Students Take Part in the Management of the SchoolNa Yunjun (1st R) and He Jingyun (2nd R) two assistants to the headmastert of the Yunnan Ethnic Middle School, stand in front of the teaching building after class, waiting for possible advise from the students at the school in Kunming, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Jan. 9, 2003. From Sept. 9, 2002, the middle school chose two intelligent students each week as the assistants to the school headmaster to take part in the management of the school. (Xinhua)
Good Management of Religious Affairs StressedDuring an inspection visit to the State Administration of Religious Affairs Friday, Chinese Premier Zhu said the management of religious affairs has always been an important part of the overall work of both the Communist Party of China and the government.
Nation-wide Community Health Care Tour in BeijingA queue of residents consult to a doctor on the launching ceremony of the Nation-wide Community Health Care Tour in Beijing Jan. 12, 2003. After the project was launched, 100 well-known health care experts would go to the communities to disseminate knowledge on health care and related services to the residents there. (Xinhua)