China Xinjiang Tourism Kanas (II)The photo taken on Aug. 10, 2003 shows the mountains covered in haze while several tents are seen on the grassland in the picturesque Kanas Natural Protection Zone of the state level in the northern part of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. The splendid natural scenery of Kanas is an unparalleled paradise attracting tourists at home and abroad.
China Xinjiang Tourism KanasThe photo taken on Aug. 10, 2003 shows a bird's-eye view of the picturesque Kanas Natural Protection Zone of the state level in the northern part of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. The splendid natural scenery of Kanas is an unparalleled paradise attracting tourists at home and abroad.
Guangxi Zhongyuan FestivalA tourist puts river lanterns into Zijiang River during the traditional Zhongyuan Festival in Guilin, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Aug. 11, 2003. During the festival which falls on July 14 according to the Lunar calendar, Miao, Yao and other minorities in Ziyuan County usually put lanterns made of bamboos and paper into the river to pray for the happiness in the evening.
SCO Joint Anti-terror Drill Concludes The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) joint anti-terror drill concluded Tuesday. The exercise consisted of two phases, with the first phase in Kazakhstan and the second in China.
Beijing Retail Industry ChallengedThe picture taken on Aug. 12, 2003 shows the Department Store of Beijing. The retail industry in Beijing is facing severe challenges as more and more foreign supermarkets storm into the Chinese capital.
National Art Contest in ShenyangChildren perform in a national art contest in Shenyang, capital of northeast China's Liaoning Province, Aug. 12, 2003. More than 2,000 children from all over the country took part in the contest.
China Jingdezhen PorcelainThe photo taken on Aug. 12, 2003 shows a piece of rare red-glazed porcelain, unearthed in Jingdezhen, southeast China's Jiangxi Province. The vessel, whose diameter is 19.8 centimeters, is 10 centimeters tall. Archaeologists are to excavate the Jingdezhen Kiln for ancient China's Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties and restore some 160 pieces of invaluable ceramics, most of them discovered for the first time and being of significance to China's studies on ceramics.
Jia Qinglin Meets Taiwanese Delegation Jia Qinglin, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), says economic cooperation across the Taiwan Straits should not be influenced by political differences.
Internet Cafe Collasping in ChangshaA youngster injured in the collapsing of an internet cafe Aug. 11, 2003 receives treament in a hospital in Changsha, capital of central China's Hunan Province, Aug. 12, 2003. The three-story building used as an internet cafe collapsed at night due to improper and illegal reconstruction work by the owner of the building.
Pirated Articles Destroyed in ShenyangA scraper destroys seized pirated and coprological VCDs in Shenyang, capital of northeast China's Liaoning Province, Aug. 12, 2003. Some 500,000 pieces of pirated VCDs, computer softwares and coprological VCDs were destroyed in the province Aug. 12.
China Auto ThroughputThe photo taken on Aug. 6, 2003 shows the hectic scene in the Fiesta car assemblage plant of the Chang'an Automobile (Group) Corporation's joint venture with the US Ford Motor Co. in Chongqing, southwest China. The first half year of 2003 witnessed a robust growth of China's car industry, with the total output of cars topping 895,500 and sales reaching 842,800, up 103.53 percent and 82.44 percent year-on-year, respectively.
Illegal CDs Destroyed in ChangchunPiratical CDs are destroyed at the Changchun Stadium in northeast China's Jilin Province Aug. 12, 2003. More than 400,000 illegal CDs, books and computer softwares captured across Jilin were destroyed in Changchun Tuesday.
Hu Jintao Meets Sri Lankan PMChina sincerely hoped all countries in the region would deal with each other peacefully and treat each other equally, while seeking common development, Chinese President Hu Jintao said Tuesday in a meeting with Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.