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Photo Archive --- Date:20010928

Tibet Scores Marked Achievements in Ecological Protection

The area of nature reserves in the Tibet Autonomous Region, southwest China, now accounts for one- third of its total land space thanks to the region's determined work in ecological protection over the past several decades. 

Gunman Kills 14 People in Swiss Parliament Building

A Swiss man with a grudge against local officials sprayed assault rifle fire and set off an explosive during a session of a state parliament Thursday, killing 14 people before turning the gun on himself, officials said.  

Fireworks illuminate Huangpu River

Fireworks illuminate Huangpu River in Shanghai on Thursday night. To guarantee the success of the Ninth APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting, to be held in the city on October 20-21, the organizing committee rehearsed the event's fireworks display.

Old City Turn on a New Look

Lijiang, an old city with more than 800 years of history in South China's Yunnan province, gives a brand-new look after getting a face-lift with an investment of RMB 100 million yuan, The city was listed in World Culture Heritage in December, 1997. Picture shows the symbolic buildings of the city, covering an area of 3 hectares, its total floor space being 10,000 square meters. Built by imitating the Forbidden City, it is therefore called "Forbidden City" in South China.

Green Lhasa

Lhasa, reputed as "Sun City", is still in green. So far, the city's green land acreage has reached 1300 hectare, and will continue to expand. The green-land has brought vital vigor and inexhaustible oxygen to the city.

Milk Industry in Heilongjiang Province in a Boom

In recent years, Heilongjiang province has vigorously developed its milk industry in its reclaimed areas. Wandashan Group Milk Stuff Co., Ltd, a famous factory in China, has 38 production lines with a daily production of 950 tons of dairy and an annual sales revenue of RMB 500 million yuan. Every big milk enterprise needs nearly 10,000 milk cows. Picture shows some 30 self-bred milk cows are "loitering along" in the morning.

China Beats UAE 1-0 to Remain Unbeaten

China beat UAE 1-0 Thursday in Abu Dhabi to remain unbeaten in the World Cup Asian Zone Group B qualifying tournament.  

China Beats UAE 1-0 to Remain Unbeaten

China beat UAE 1-0 Thursday in Abu Dhabi to remain unbeaten in the World Cup Asian Zone Group B qualifying tournament.  

Jiang Zemin Meets IBM Chairman

Chinese President Jiang Zemin (R) shakes hands with Louis Gerstner, chairman and president of the International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing Thursday, September 27, 2001.  

CPC Solicits Opinions for Decision on Building of Party Style

The Central Committee of the Communist Party of China recently held a meeting at the Zhongnanhai Compound to solicit non-Communist parties' and non- party members' opinions on the draft of the "CPC Central Committee 's Decision on Strengthening and Improving the Building of the Party Style."  

Jilin Food Festival Opens

A waitress in the suit of Korean ethnic group introduces a dish to a visitor at the 3rd Jilin Food and Tourism Festival in Changchun, the capital city of northeast China's Jilin province, September 27, 2001. Jilin houses the majority of Chinese Korean ethnic group.

Hanjingtang Archaeology Excavation Site Opens to Visit

Tourists visit the Hanjingtang relic which is under excavating with great interest Thursday in Yuanmingyuan of Beijing, September 27, 2001. Hanjingtang locates in the east of Yuanmingyuan (known as the imperial Winter Palace), an imperial garden in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). To open archaeology excavation site is a new attempt to attract more tourists.

World Tourism Day

Some 80 children stage violin concerto at the opening of the performance to mark the 2001 World Tourism Day Thursday in Ningbo of east China's Zhejiang province, September 27, 2001. The theme of this year's tourism day reads: "Tourism concerns peace and dialogue of the world civilization."

Enjoy the Best Season of Beijing

Ladies in traditional clothes of Naxi and Bai ethnic group pose for camera in front of Tiananmen Square Thursday, September 27, 2001, Beijing. Many domestic and foreign tourists arrived Beijing recently to enjoy the best season of this capital city.

Tornado Hits Part of US

Two cars damaged by tornado in Maryland State September 24, 2001. Virginia, Maryland etc. were hit by tornado that day.

23rd International Information Protection Conference Closes

French Prime Minister Lionel Jospin addresses at the closing of the 23rd International Information Protection Conference (IIPC) in Paris September 26, 2001. Some 400 people from 50 countries and regions attended the three-day conference with a theme of improving the protection of privacy for expanding the consumption on individual information field.

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