Art Treasure Replica Settled down in USThree replica stone statues of the Goddess of Mercy of the Tang Dynasty unearthed from the Temple of 10,000 Buddha in Chengdu, Sichuan Province have been collected by three US units-the Art Museum of Seattle, the Boeing Company, and Microsoft Foundation Classes respectively. Photo shows delegates of both sides were at the ceremony for the handing-over of the art treasures.
China Peking Opera Troupe Performs in TaipeiJune 13-20 sees China Peking Opera Troupe having a joint performance in Memorial Hall of Dr Sun Yat-sen in Taipei and the performance has received favorable comments from the audiences. Photo shows the Peking opera ˇ°Generals of the Yang Familyˇ± performed for the first in Taiwan.
Hoping Charity Sales Center Established in Shanghai A Hoping Charity Sales Center was established in Shanghai on June 16. Photo shows Ling Feng, (second left), famous Taiwan producer, and nine athletes who donate their gold medals to the China Youth Development Foundation, including Cao Yanhua (second right) and Li Xia (first right), at the inauguration ceremony of the center.
Hong Kong International Airport Renowned for Its Services An undated picture shows the busy Hong Kong International Airport. The airport is ranked the No.4 among the top 10 airports that offers the best services, a result released by International Air Transportation Association (IATA) recently. This result was concluded after some 9,000 business or tourism passengers were interviewed at 48 airports worldwide.
Planes Employed to Eliminate Locusts in Hebei An aircraft is seen flying over Anxin county, where is being plagued by locusts, Sunday, June 17, 2001, China's northern Hebei province. Prevention and elimination of locusts by planes will be carried out in an area of some 10 million mu (more than 600 thousand hectares) in Hebei province before the 20th of June, including the counties of Cangzhou, Baoding, Chengde, Zhangjiakou, etc.
Beijing Kite Festival Held in Moscow As part of the ongoing Beijing Art Festival, the Beijing Kite-flying Festival was held in Moscow, capital of Russia, and the activities attracted many residents.