Zhao Wei appears in singer A Du's new MTV "Hello""Hello", A Du's third album in mandarin is expected to be released on Dec. 24 across the Asia. Actress Zhao Wei is invited to act as the heroine in the album's MTV.(Xinhua)
South Korea wins East Asian soccer championship China's Yang Chen (L) fights for the ball during the match with Hong Kong in the East Asian four-team football tournament in Tokyo, Japan, Dec. 10, 2003. China beat Hong Kong 3-1. (Xinhua)
Premier Premier meets with staff working on Chinese oceangoing ships in BostonChinese Premier Wen Jiabao (L) shakes hands with staff working on Chinese oceangoing ships during his visiting at Conley Terminal of Boston Harbor, Dec. 10, 2003. (Xinhua)
French jewelry displayed in HK Models display various jewelry collections of a famous French jewelry brand "Van Cleef & Arpels" in Hong Kong, December 9. The design inspiration of this series draws from the famous Shakespere's play "The Dream of Midsummer Night". (Xinhua)
Premier meets with US Vice President CheneyChinese Premier Wen Jiabao (R) meets with United States Vice President Richard Bruce Cheney in Washington Dec. 9. (Xinhua)
Child-proof lighter in EU marketA man demonstrates a child-proof lighter in Wenzhou, the biggest lighter production base in China. In April, 2002, the European Union imposed a child-resistant requirement on disposable lighters costing less than one euro. This was mainly targeted at Chinese exporters and required them to add devices to prevent their misuse by children. [newsphoto)
Wen delivers a speech at Harvard UniversityPremier Wen Jiabao speaks at Harvard University's Business School in Cambridge, Mass., Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2003.
Hu Jintao casts a ballotHu Jintao, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and Chinese President, casts a ballot at a polling station in the Xicheng District of Beijing in the election of deputies to the local People's Congress Dec. 10, 2003.
Jiang Zemin casts ballotJia Zemin, chairman of China's Central Military Commission, casts a ballot at a polling station in the Xicheng District of Beijing in the election of deputies to the local People's Congress Dec. 10, 2003.
Typhoon Museum in east China's Zhejiang ProvinceThe picture shows an outside view of the newly completed Typhoon Museum on the Daishan Island in east China's Zhejiang Province, Dec. 10, 2003. Pictures and practicalities are shown at the completed part of the museum. There will be three phases in the construction of the museum and the completed part is the first. Knowledges on fighting against typhoon are introduced at the museum, in which scientific researches can also be held. (Xinhua)
Schools opend computer class in TibetA teacher holds a class on computer technology for his students at the No.1 Primary School in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Dec. 10, 2003. By the end of last November, more than 1,000 primary and middle schools in Tibet Autonomous Region have opened computer class. (Xinhua)
Beijingers vote for grass-roots congress deputiesAn elderly woman casts her vote into a mobile ballot box held by an election staff in Shijinshan District of Beijing Dec. 10, 2003. Millions of Beijing residents voted for deputies to the local people's congress of the capital's 15 districts and counties on Wednesday. (Xinhua)
Beijingers vote for grass-roots congress deputiesA lady casts her vote into a ballot box at a polling station in Haidian District of Beijing Dec. 10, 2003. Millions of Beijing residents voted for deputies to the local people's congress of the capital's 15 districts and counties on Wednesday. (Xinhua)
Ancient tomb discovered in southwest ChinaThe photo taken on Dec. 9, 2003 shows the inside of a tomb dating back to ancient China's Han Dynasty (206 BC-220) in Hepu, southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Since last November, archeologists have excavated 10 tombs in a Han graveyard covering an area of 69 square kilometers and having nearly 7,000 tombs in Hepu. (Xinhua)
Beijing to greet the coming ChristmasThe pictures of Santa Claus are decorated on a shop window in Beijing Dec. 9, 2003. All kinds of decorations have been made in Beijing to greet the coming Christmas. (Xinhua)