Yan'an Witnesses Historic Change Yan'an, the world-famous sacred place of Chinese revolution, has made significant achievements since the founding of New China, especially since the Third Plenary Session of the 11th Central Committee of the CPC. The shabby cave dwellings have been replaced by tall buildings and a modern Yan'an is heading for prosperity.
High-efficiency Agriculture Prettifies EnvironmentThe high-efficiency flower-tree cultivation hasundergone vigorous development in Xinjie Town of Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province. Currently, the planting area has reached 28,000 mu (15 mu = one hectare) in Xinjie, earning an annual income of nearly 200 million yuan. This farm production has not only increased farmers' income, but has beautified the local environment as well.
China Provides Aid to KenyaA ceremony for transferring the ground satellite receiving station to Kenya was held in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya on June 25. This project, with a diameter of 10 meters and built with aid provided by China's State Broadcast, Film and Television General Administration, can receive programs on CCTV-4 and CCTV-9. According to the agreement reached between China and Kenya, the two sides will strengthen cooperation in the fields of broadcast, film, and television in the future. Pictured here are technicians from both sides having a group photo taken in front of the receiving station.
Vice President Attends Vocal Concert to Mark Party's AnniversaryA vocal concert was held Tuesday to mark the upcoming 80th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China (CPC) which falls on July 1. Vice President Hu Jintao attended the concert, on which more than 1,000 officials, university students, soldiers, retirees and children joined in a chorus of songs in praise of the party.
Chirac Calls for Closer France-China Economic CooperationFrance and China should strengthen bilateral economic cooperation, French President Jacques Chirac said Tuesday when meeting with visiting Chinese Vice Premier Wu Bangguo.
Top Advisory Body Meeting in BeijingThe Standing Committee of the Ninth National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) held its 14th meeting in Beijing Tuesday.
World Anti-Drug Day Marked in China Young girls sign on a long banner on which were printed Chinese characters "Treasure Your Life , Stay Away From Drugs" at an event to mark International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Drug Trafficking held in Beijing Tuesday June 26, 2001.
Qinghai-Tibet Highway Maintenance Squad Workers of the Qinghai-Tibet highway maintenance squad get off work at the Tanggula ranges pass 5,231 meters above sea level. The pass is an anoxic zone with the temperature as low as minus 40 Celsius.
Upper Reaches of Huaihe River Well Preserved Farmers plant rice seedlings in a paddy in Lushan County in central China's Henan Province June 26, 2001. Located in the upper reaches of the Huaihe River, the people have done well on water and soil conservation.
Upper Reaches of Huaihe River Well Preserved Farmers prepare to pump water from the rain collecting pond in Lushan County in central China's Henan Province June 26, 2001. Located in the upper reaches of the Huaihe River, the people have done well on water and soil conservation.
Auto Groups in High Speed A view of the auto assembly line at the Jianghuai Auto Groups in east China's Anhui Province June 26, 2001. With world's latest technique, the groups have developed over 50 types of new lorries and agricultural automobiles, being exported to more than 20 countries and regions.
Exhibition on Shipping Technology and Equipment OpensAn exhibition on shipping technology and equipment was started Tuesday in Tianjin, a leading port city in north China.
Annan Meets Powell in New York United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan (L) talks with US Secretary of State Colin Powell (R) before their meeting at the United Nations Monday in New York, June 25, 2001. Powell was at the United Nations for the special session on HIV/AIDS.
Chinese Mnister of Public Health at UN Special Session Zhang Wenkang, Chinese minister of public health, delivers a speech at the United Nations special session on AIDS Monday in New York, June 25, 2001.
Promoting Tourism through Fashion Show Models present dresses in typical Chinese style on a special fashion show hosted by Beijing Tourism Bureau (BTB) in Vienna, June 25, 2001. The BTB was making a promotion activity with the theme of "Oriental Ancient Capital, Home to the Great Wall" in Vienna. It introduced the unique touristic attraction of Beijing to more than 400 Austrian tourism companies and media.
See the World Through Computer "Spectacles" An unidentified visitor gets quite amazed at watching the screen of a computer in the form of spectacles, which is the latest product introduced by Olympus, on the first day of New York Computer Show, June 25, 2001. The special computer boasts a broad screen with high definition, which enables the users to watch DVD and other digital information.
Veterans Meet Prior to the 80th Anniversary of CPC Ye Shangzhi(right) and Min Qingtang, two veterans who had took part in the Daqingshan Campaign in 1941 during the War of Resistance Against Japan meet again at the ceremony to mark the 80th anniversary of the Communist Party of China(CPC) held in Feixian County in east China's Shandong Province June 25, 2001.
President Jiang Zemin Meets Florence Nightingale Medal Winners President Jiang Zemin, Chinese Vice-Premier Li Lanqing and Peng Peiyun , Chairwoman of the All-China Women's Federation, pose for a photo with Florence Nightingale Medal winners during the medal awarding ceremony held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijng Tuesday June 26, 2001.