Binhai Viaduct Completed in Tianjin The Binhai Flyover was completed and opened to traffic on June 21 in Tianjin¡¯s Shijiazhuang Area , which is located in the Tianjin Development Zone and Tanggu Area. The 5.87-km viaduct was designed in a three-layer clover-leaf style.
Two-leg-walking Robot Developed by Chinese UndergraduateA two-leg-walking robot has been lately developed by undergraduate Chen Dongliang of the Harbin Engineering University. Photo shows Chen operating the robot pushing forward a cart.
Facial Makeup in Five Olympic ColorsWith help from their teacher Wang Zhengang (first, right), five 12-year-old students of Beijing Opera School colored their facial makeups in the five colors of the Olympic Five-ring Symbol, to celebrate the upcoming Olympic Day and were prepared to participate in the long-distance race in Beijing that same day.
Tibet Sees Gratifying Livestock Breeding SituationSince the beginning of May, grasslands have rapidly turned green with abundant rainfall in northern Tibet¡¯s Nagqu Prefecture which is now witnessing an encouraging situation of lamb-breeding and delivering period.
Jiang Meets Thai Deputy PM Chinese President Jiang Zemin shakes hands with Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Chavalit Yongchaiyudh in Beijing June 21, 2001.
Jiang Meets ROK Prime Minister Chinese President Jiang Zemin shakes hands with visiting Prime Minister Lee Han-Dong of the Republic of Korea in Beijing June 21, 2001.
Premier Visits Show on SOE Reform, DevelopmentPremier Zhu Rongji, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, Thursday visited an exhibition on the reform and development of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) and the achievements SOEs have made in technological innovation.
Domestic Travel Fair Opened Girls from the scenic spot "The End of The Earth" of Hainan Province show the beauty of their hometown to the visitors in the Ninth Domestic Travel Fair of China opened in Chengdu, capital city of Sichuan Province Thursday, June 21, 2001. More than 3,000 tourist agencies attended the fair held on a theme of "new century, new thought and new development" to show the tourist resources and historic culture in the area where they located.
Domestic Travel Fair Opened The picture shows the entrance of the Ninth Domestic Travel Fair of China opened in Chengdu, capital city of Sichuan Province Thursday, June 21, 2001. More than 3,000 tourist agencies attended the fair held on a theme of "new century, new thought and new development" to show the tourist resources and historic culture in the area where they located.
Combat Drought in Henan The farmer family dibble maize seedlings by using water they carried from seven kilometers away in the suburbs of Jiyuan City in central China's Henan Province June 21, 2001. Continuous drought since spring has dried up rivers, resulting in a shortage of water.
Three Tenors Concert to Be Staged Celebrated Spanish tenor Jose Carreras (R) and Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti (C) stand at a press conference in Beijing June 21, 2001. The two tenors arrived in Beijing last Tuesday for the upcoming Three Tenors Concert, which will be staged inside the Forbidden City in Beijing on June 23.
Fight Drought in Inner MongoliaVillagers install sand blocks to prevent sanddunes from encroaching on farmland in the suburbs of Chifeng City in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region June 21, 2001. The authorities has allocated and mobilized more than 100 million yuan worth of relief materials and three million people to fight the severe drought and sandstorms since spring.
Prodi Meets Chinese Trade Minister European Commission President Romano Prodi (R) shakes hands with Shi Guangsheng (L), Chinese Minister of foreign trade and economic cooperation, before a meeting at the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels June 20, 2001. They exchanged views on the development of China and Europe's economic and financial cooperation.