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Border defense soldiers attend training in heavy snow in Xinjiang

[2015-12-13 07:08]

Border defense soldiers attend training in heavy snow in Xinjiang

The world in photos: Nov 7-13

[2015-12-14 10:03]

We present some of the most striking images from major stories around the world in the past week.

Wuzhen gets smart with Second World Internet Conference

[2015-12-12 10:42]

As the host of the Second World Internet Conference on Dec 16, Wuzhen town in Zhejiang province is in the spotlight.

Historical photos reveal how Japan celebrated Nanjing invasion

[2015-12-12 10:53]

Beipei district archives in Chongqing published a series of old photos of Japanese invasion of Nanjing on Friday. Most of the photos are from the photo albums of the Japanese military and pictorials at that time.

How firemen put out oil tanker blaze within two hours

[2015-12-12 13:49]

A 30-ton mustard oil tank truck exploded on the Northern Sixth Ring Road in Beijing at 1:43 pm Thursday. Flames shot up several meters high into the sky and heavy smoke spread to nearly 10 km.

World's 4th largest lake Aral Sea shrinking

[2015-12-12 07:51]

Once the world's fourth largest lake, the Aral Sea has shrunk more than 90 percent as the rivers that feed it were largely diverted by the former Soviet Union irrigation projects to boost cotton production in the arid region.

Nobel Prize 'to spur TCM development'

[2015-12-11 07:19]

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine won by pharmacist Tu Youyou will help boost the development of traditional Chinese medicines, according to a senior health official.

US returns 22 recovered Chinese artifacts

[2015-12-11 06:49]

Chinese Ambassador to the US Cui Tiankai (right back row) and US Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Evan Ryan (left back row) observe the signing for the return of 22 recovered artifacts to the Chinese government. The certificate was signed by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement Deputy Director Daniel Ragsdale (front left) and China's Deputy Director General of State Administration of Cultural Heritage Gu Yucai in a ceremony held at the Chinese embassay in Washington on Thursday afternoon. Chen Weihua/China Daily

Internet makes life in Wuzhen more convenient

[2015-12-11 10:06]

The Second World Internet Conference will be held in Wuzhen Town of east China's Zhejiang Province. Local residents shared their experience and feelings about the convenience the Internet brings.

Miss World contestants at Sanya orchid show

[2015-12-11 08:06]

Contestants in the 65th Miss World pageant gather at the opening ceremony of the International Orchid Show in Sanya, Hainan province, Dec 10, 2015.

AP photos of the year 2015

[2015-12-10 13:48]

Moments you don't want to miss in 2015

Miss World contestants visit welfare center in Hainan

[2015-12-10 10:03]

Finalists of the 65th Miss World visited children in a welfare center in Sanya in South East China's Hainan province.

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