Chinese research vessel Xuelong returned to Shanghai

Chinese research vessel Xuelong returned to Shanghai

Boarder police approach China’s research vessel Xuelong, where the crew’s re-entry paperworks will be handled, in east China’s Shanghai Municipality, April 7, 2012. The research vessel has just returned to Shanghai from China’s 28th Antarctic expedition. The crew travelled some 28,000 nautical miles in five months, with 47 tasks performed during the expedition. (Xinhua/Pei Xin) […]

Chinese people commemorate martyrs on Tomb-sweeping Day

Chinese people commemorate martyrs on Tomb-sweeping Day

A relative sweeps a name wall of martyrs at a martyr cemetery in Chongqing Municipality, southwest China, April 4, 2010, the Chinese traditional Qingming Festival, or Tomb-sweeping Day. (Xinhua/Li Jian) Students attend a memorial ceremony at a martyr cemetery in Chongqing Municipality, southwest China, April 4, 2010, or Qingming Festival, Tomb Sweeping Day. (Xinhua/Li Jian) […]

China’s escort fleet successfully expels suspected pirates

China’s escort fleet successfully expels suspected pirates

From midnight of 24th to midnight of 25th local time, the eleventh navy escort fleet in escort missions 434 successfully expelled six batches of suspected pirates, ensuring the safety of ships. Since March, with the weather and sea conditions turn better, pirates have become increasingly active, the navy escort fleet will always remain sober-minded and […]

Chinese traditional opera by foreign students

Chinese traditional opera by foreign students

Two foreign students learn Huangmei Opera in Keqi Community of Hefei, capital of east China’s Anhui Province, March 26, 2012. The community invited professional Huangmei Opera performers to give a lesson on Monday, to greet the World Theatre Day that falls on March 27. (Xinhua/Liu Junxi) An Ukrainian student (C) wears headgear of Huangmei Opera […]

Severe drought in Yunnan

Severe drought in Yunnan

March 22, Yunnan Province has suffered drought for more than three months. It’s the third consecutive year of drought in Yunnan since 2009. 790.10 million people were affected in Yunnan Province, the drought spreads in 125 counties, drying up 413 small reservoirs. 320.34 million people and 1.647 million livestock have problems with drinking water supplies, […]

Shandong police chased 20 km to kill a wolf

Shandong police chased 20 km to kill a wolf

At 16:40 on Mar 19th, Shandong police killed a wolf in the city of Zaozhuang. In the previous six days, a total of seven suspected wolf wounding cases were reported in Zaozhuang and a 62-year-old woman was killed by wolf. However, police investigators can not confirm that the wolf been killed is the same wolf […]

USS Blue Ridge visits Hong Kong

USS Blue Ridge visits Hong Kong

March 15, 2012, Blue Ridge warship on the waters in Hong Kong, south China. The USS Blue Ridge, flagship for the Commander of the U.S. Navy’s 7th Fleet, started Thursday its six-day port visit to Hong Kong. (Xinhua/Lui Siu Wai) Soldiers stand guard on Blue Ridge warship as it visits Hong Kong, south China, March […]

Bo Xilai and his family

Bo Xilai and his family

Bo Yibo and children. Bo Yibo and family. Bo Yibo, one of The Eight Immortals. The family. Bo xilai, his wife Gu Kailai and their son Bo Guagua. Bo Xilai and Gu Kailai. Once a young pioneer. The mourning. Bo Guagua. Gu Kailai. Bo Guagua. Mother and son. The young man.