Modern Peking Opera Play "Sister Jiang" in Dress RehearsalThe China Peking Opera Theater on June 14 made a dress rehearsal of its modern Beijing opera play Sister Jiang to mark the 80th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China. Photo shows Zhang Huoding acting Sister Jiang.
Wolong: Home to Wild Giant Pandas Latest statistics show that the number of wild giant pandas has increased 3 percent over that of the 1980s and their habitat has been expanded in Wolong Nature Reserve, Sichuan Province.
Rare Plants in Three-Gorges Return to HubeiAfter the effective protection of transplanting, some world-level rare plants including adiantum reniformevar, myricaria laxifflora and the like have successfully returned to their hometown in Zigui County of Hubei Province. Photo shows the replanted adiantum reniformevar.
China EXIM Bank Signed Contract with the Kingdom of Tonga China Export & Import Bank and Ministry of Finance of the Kingdom of Tonga reached an agreement in Nuku'alofa Tonga on June 11, allowing the Overseas Joint Venture Company of People's Daily to utilize the Chinese Concessional Loan in upgrading the Tonga International Dateline Hotel.
Presidents of Six States Hold Informal Meeting Chinese President Jiang Zemin (R3), Tajikistan President Emomali Rakhmonov (L1), Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev (L2), Russian President Vladimir Putin (L3), Uzbekistan President Islam Karimov (R2) and Kyrgyzstan President Askar Akayev (R1) wave to the press after an informal summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) at Shanghai's Xijiao Guesthouse in Shanghai Thursday afternoon, June 14, 2001.
Zhu Rongji Inspects the Central University for Nationalities Chinese Premier Zhu Rongji visits the achievement exhibition for the 50 years of establishiment of the Central University for Nationalities when he made an inspection tour in the university in Beijing June 14, 2001.
Chinese Top Legislator Meets Equatorial Guinea Guest Li Peng (R), chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, meets with Salomon Nguema Owono, president of the House of Representatives of the People of Equatorial Guinea at the Great Hall of the People Tuesday in Beijing, June 14, 2001.
Top Legislator Calls for Sound Legal System in Rural AreasChina's top legislator Li Peng Thursday urged a sound legal system should be established in the countryside to promote agricultural restructuring and rural economic development.
Vice-Premier Meets Guests from HK General Chamber of CommerceChinese Vice-Premier Li Lanqing met with a 37-member delegation of Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, headed by the chamber chairman Christopher W C Cheng, Thursday.
Leaders of Six Nations Sign Joint Statement Chinese President Jiang Zemin (R3), Uzbekistan President Islam Karimov (L1), Kyrgyzstan President Askar Akayev (L2), Russian President Vladimir Putin (L3), Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev (R2) and Tajikistan President Emomali Rakhmonov (R1) cheer for signing the leadership joint statement in Shanghai June 14, 2001.
Beijing Mayor Addresses ANOCALiu Qi, Mayor of Beijing, China, presents Beijing's bid for the 2008 Olympics to the delegates of the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) general assembly meeting in Mombasa, Kenya, Wednesday, June 13, 2001. Bidding cities for the 2008 Olympics, Paris France, Toronto Canada, Beijing China, Istanbul Turkey and Osaka Japan, were present at the ANOCA meeting.
President Jiang Zemin Meets Russian President Vladimir PutinChinese President Jiang Zemin met in Shanghai Thursday with Russian President Vladimir Putin, who arrived here for the sixth "Shanghai Five" summit.