Draft constitution for post-conflict Afghanistan unveiledMembers of the Afghan Constitution Drafting Commission attend the promulgation ceremony of the country's new draft constitution in Kabul Nov. 3, 2003. The Afghan Trasitional Government and the Afghan Constitution Drafting Commission jointly held the promulgation ceremony of the draft constitution on Monday. The draft constitution will be submitted to the Loya Jirga, or the grand assembly, for approval in December. (Xinhua)
Miao traditional dress show held in GuizhouWomen of the Miao nationality present traditional dresses during an activity to celebrate the Miaonian festival in Leishan County, southwest China's Guizhou Province, Nov. 3.(Xinhua)
Beijing marks centenary of aviation history with air showA parachuter from the People's Liberation Army performs some flying feats at Nanyuan Airport in the southern suburbs of Beijing November 3, 2003, as part of an air show organized to commemorate the centennial anniversary of aviation for human beings. The pilots performed two dozen flight manoeuvres in a half-hour stunt show, dazzling 11,000 viewers with spectacular acrobatic performances. [Xinhua]
China's first astronaut Yang Liwei visits HKChina's first astronaut Yang Liwei (L) shares his training and learning experiences with students during a lecture in Hong Kong, south China, Nov. 3, 2003. Yang and other experts of China's first manned space mission gave a science lecture to more than 2,500 Hong Kong students on China's manned space program Monday. (Xinhua)
China unbeaten, Turkey claim opening victory at volleyball World CupChina's Feng Kun (L) makes a toss during a match with the team of Dominica at the Women's Volleyball World Cup in Kagoshima, Japan, Nov. 3, 2003. China beat Dominica 25-12, 25-12, 25-15. (Xinhua)
Curn harvest in Dehui, Jilin ProvinceA woman harvests corns at Zhoujia village in Songbai township of Dehui City, northeast China's Jilin Province, Nov. 2, 2003. The total grain yield of the province is expected to amount to 23 billion kilograms this year. (Xinhua)
Cultural relics unearthed in QinghaiThe photo dated Oct. 29, 2003 shows jade articles unearthed at the excavated site of a tomb with characteristics of Qijia Culture discovered in the Lajia Ruins in Minhe County, northwest China's Qinghai Province, in 2001. Experts believed that a military or religious head might be burried in the tomb at a time when the Qijia Culture florished in the transition period from the Neolithic Age to the Bronze Age, some 3,500 to 4,000 years ago. (Xinhua)
Hu Jintao meets Pakistani President MusharrafPresident Hu Jintao said the new Chinese leadership attaches great importance to Sino-Pakistani relations and will work with Pakistan to continuously push forward cooperation during his meeting with visiting Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf.
"Impression - France" art exhibition held in ShanghaiA visitor walks toward French sculptor Richard Guino's work "The Three Graces" at a preview of the "Impression - France" art exhibition at the Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall yesterday. The show opens today and will end on December 7.
Beijing marks centenary of aviation history with air showChina's Air Force presented stunt flights and parachuting at Nanyuan Airport, a military airport in the southern suburbs of the national capital of Beijing on Monday, to mark the centenary of aviation.
Air show in BeijingA parachuter from the People's Liberation Army performs some flying feats at Nanyuan Airport in the southern suburbs of Beijing November 3, 2003, as part of an air show organized to commemorate the centennial anniversary of aviation for human beings. The pilots performed two dozen flight manoeuvres in a half-hour stunt show, dazzling 11,000 viewers with spectacular acrobatic performances.