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A look back at picturesque host cities of the Winter Olympics

[2015-07-23 11:06]

Beijing is vying with Almaty, Kazakhstan, to host the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will vote for the winning host at the 128th IOC Session on July 31 in Kuala Lumpur. Previous hosts have something in common – stunning views have helped them to win.

Top 10 best-paid H-share listed CEOs

[2015-07-23 08:12]

The number of CEOs, presidents and general managers in mainland-based Hong Kong-listed private companies who earned an annual salary of over one million yuan ($161,000) stood at 334 in 2014 fiscal year, up 47.1 percent from the previous year, according to the Forbes China version.

UN displays Chinese actress Gong Li's portrait at exhibit

[2015-07-22 10:44]

Chinese actress Gong Li was among 16 global thinkers and artistes whose portraits were displayed at a recent UN exhibition that honored them for their contributions to the common good of humanity.

Family wades across flood to catch train

[2015-07-22 10:26]

Train passengers wade across the flooded area under a flyover to reach a railway station after a downpour in Jinhua, East China's Zhejiang province on July 21, 2015. The rainwater under the flyover reached an adult's chest height in half an hour.

Drought hits NE China

[2015-07-22 10:15]

The lingering drought in Liaoning has resulted in about 178,200 people lack of drinking water and has affected about 1.15 million hectares of crops.

Firefighters launch Hollywood-style posters

[2015-07-22 07:19]

Firefighters in Mianyang city in Southwest China's Sichuan province have released a series of Hollywood-style promotional posters.

Man overcomes disabilities to build thriving business

[2015-07-22 13:50]

Jiang Zhihong is a 44-year-old handicapped man who runs a letting agency in a community in Chongqing. Many tenants are attracted to his business due to his willingness to help those in need.

Rare imperial porcelain revealed for first time in Capital Museum

[2015-07-20 17:38]

A series of imperial kiln porcelain of Emperor Kangxi (1654-1722) created a splash in the Capital Museum in Beijing, giving the public a rare chance to get a closer look at the ancient royal life.

Cosplay enthusiasts pose during 'Anime Friends' in Brazil

[2015-07-21 06:19]

Cosplay enthusiasts participate during the "Anime Friends" annual event in Sao Paulo July 19, 2015. Anime Friends is one of Brazil's biggest events related to anime, manga and Japanese culture.

Top 10 services changed by online-to-offline

[2015-07-21 08:11]

O2O is gradually changing the operation of service industries, and with a click on the computer or a tap on smart-phones, services will delivered to your doorstep.

People evacuated after downpour in SW China

[2015-07-21 10:10]

Soldiers help relocate people from flooded streets in Jinghong, Xishuangbanna Dai autonomous prefecture, Southwest China's Yunnan province, as a downpour hit the city Monday morning. Water in some flooded areas reached as high as 1.5 meters.

Identifying counterfeit money

[2015-07-21 14:01]

Driven by huge profits, the fake currency approximates verisimilitude. However, it cannot deceive an expert's eye.

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