Henan Farmers Busy Wheat HarvestFarmers of Xin'an County of west Henan Province are working against time to harvest wheat during the sunny days. Farmers have reaped the wheat in the fields together with the combine harvester since June.
Funeral for Late Nepali King PerformedThe religious funeral for late Nepali King Birendra and Queen Aishwarya was performed from 21:00 p.m. to 22:00 p.m. local time on Saturday. Hinduism rituals were performed by Brahamans, Hindus of the first order who perform religious ceremonies, at Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu before the bodies of the king, queen, Prince Nirajan, Princess Shruti and princess's daughter were burnt by the side of the Bagamati River.
China's First Underwater Archaeological Studies on Ancient Building RelicsChina began its first underwater archaeological studies on ancient building relics shortly after eight am this morning at Fuxian Lake, in southwestern China's Yunnan Province.
Ancient Mayan Relics Exhibited in Beijing A woman explains to kids during an exhibition of ancient Mayan relics in Beijing June 2, 2001. A total of 186 precious articles are displayed to demonstrate the once glorious culture.
Military Maps Used by Japanese Invaders Shown to Public Two visitors look at a military map that has ever been used by the Japanese troops during their invasion war against China more than half a century ago. Found at an action in Lanzhou, capital city of Gansu province, the maps, a hard evidence of Japan's aggrassion against China, was first shown to the public on June 2, 2001.
Chinese Badminton Team Won Sudirman Cup Chinese badminton players and their coach celebrate with their cup after winning the final against Indonesia at the VII Sudirman Cup in Seville's San Pablo Sports Palace June 2, 2001. The Chinese players won 3-1 over Indonesian team in the final.
China advances to the final of VII Sudirman Cup Chinese badminton player Zhan Wei (R) and Zhang Jun celebrate after winning a point during their semi-final doubles match against Denmark's Jens Eriksen and Jesper Larsen at the VII Sudirman Cup in Seville's San Pablo Sports Palace June 1, 2001. China advanced to the final and will face earlier semi-final winners Indonesia. The Chinese players won 15-8 15-9.
China advances to the final of VII Sudirman Cup Chinese badminton player Gong Zhichao reacts during her semi-final singles match against Denmark's Camilla Martin at the VII Sudirman Cup in Seville's San Pablo Sports Palace June 1, 2001. China advanced to the final and will face earlier semi-final winners Indonesia. The Chinese player won 11-1 11-0.
Oriental Dance Festival Held in Cairo An Egyptian dancer performs at the opening ceremony of the Second Egyptian International Oriental Dance Festival held in Cairo, Egypt, June 1, 2001. A total of 200 dancers from 15 countries and regions took part in this week-long event.
Oriental Dance Festival Held in Cairo The Second Egyptian International Oriental Dance Festival was held in Cairo, Egypt, June 1, 2001. A total of 200 dancers from 15 countries and regions took part in this week-long event.
Annan Meets with Israeli President United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan (R) meets with Israeli President Moshe Katsav at the UN headquarters in New York 01 June, 2001.
APEC Senior Officials Hold Meeting in Shenzhen The Second Senior Officials Meeting of the 13th APEC Ministerial Meeting opens in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, Saturday June 2, 2001.
Buddha-Unveiling Ceremony Held in Tibet A grand buddha-unveiling ceremony is held outside the Curpu Temple some 70 kilometers west of Lhasa, capital city of Tibet Autonomous Region, June 2, 2001. The event is held annually on April 11 of the Tibetan calendar.