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Photo Archive --- Date:20010611

Ruins of an Official Kiln Site Unearthed in Hangzhou

Experts from the latest archeological discovery in Tiger Cave Kiln Site of Hangzhou, capital city of Zhejiang Province, get to know that the site was probably the one as often told about the legendary kiln run by the Office for Internal Construction of the Southern Song Dynasty (1127 - 1279 AD). Meanwhile, the producing area of Ge Kiln was found for the first time. The Ge Kiln was one of the five famous kilns of the Southern Song Dynasty, being owned by the elder one of two brothers. Picture shows an archeologist is repairing a broken porcelain piece .

Economic Swindler Qian Hong Taken Back in Custody

Qian Hong, a suspected swindler involved in cheating 48 companies and enterprises of a total of 500 million yuan, has been sent back under escort after his 8-year escapement in South America. The picture shows the offender is taken out of the cabin at the Capital International Airport of Beijing.

China, Indonesia Share Four Gold Medals at Badminton Worlds

Third seed Gong Ruina(Right) defeated second seeded fellow Chinese Zhou Mi 11-9, 11-4 to win the women's singles title while Gao Ling/ Huang Sui(Left) beat Zhang Jiewen/Wei Yili 15-11, 17-15 to win the women 's doubles in the other all-Chinese final.  

Autobiography of Mao Zedong Published in 1930s discovered in Jiangxi

Picture shows the photo of Mao Zedong, founder of new China, in the book "the Autobiography of Mao Zedong" newly discovered in Jiangxi Province June 10, 2001. The book, well-kept by a retired official of the province, was published in 1937.

"Progress and Civilization Sacred Fire" Collecting Ceremony Held in Shenzhen

A girl collects the "Progress and Civilization Sacred Fire" from the fire collector for China's Ninth National Games at the fire collecting ceremony held in Shenzhen, a city in south China's Guangdong Province, Sunday June 10, 2001.

College-Enrolment Consultation Service Through Internet

Staffs in charge of enrolment from famous universities of China answer questions put up by high school students during a College-enrolment Consultation Service through the "College Students Internet" in Beijing Sunday June 10, 2001. China's college entrance examinaiton this summer will kick off in early July.

2.021 Billion U.S. Dollars Clinched at Ninth Kunming Fair

Staffs with private enterprises in Dali Enthnic Bai Autonomous District of Yunnan Province introduce local greenfood to customers at the ongoing Ninth Kunming Import and ExportTrade Fair Sunday in Kunming, capital of Yunnan Province, Sunday June 10, 2001. Tthe fair has clinched a total of 2.021 billion U.S. dollars in deal.

Heavy Earthquake Jolted Western Yunnan Province

Picture dated June 9 shows a house of Dingjiapo village in Shidian prefecture of western Yunnan Province, southwest China, damaged by heavy earthquake. An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale jolted Shidian prefecture at 02:03 (Beijing Time) Friday.

Khatami Re-elected with Overwhelming Victory

This is an undated photo of Iranian President Mohammad Khatami, who won a sweeping victory with a score of 77 percent of the presidnetial vote, thus obtainning a second term in office on June 9, 2001.

Green Beijing

Cypress trees from the Liao Dynasty( 907-1125) grow luxuriantly at the Zhongshan Park in Beijing June 7, 2001. Nearly 4,000 trees aged over 300 years are well preserved in ancient City Beijing with a history of more than 3,000 years.

Largest Woolen Beretlike Hat

Some tourists shadow themselves under the huge woolen beretlike hat, which is authorized as the largest of its kind by Shanghai Headquater of Guinness World Records, in Keyan Scenic Region of Shaoxing, East China's Zhejiang Province, June 9, 2001. Boasting 23 m in girth, 4 m in height and a shadow area of 38.6 sq m, the hat is a masterpiece of 5 local hatmakers who have used up a woolen cloth of 180 sq m. The woolen beretlike hat used to be a traditional and popular apparel for the men in this area.

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