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Daredevil breaks blindfolded tightrope walking record

[2015-05-18 11:09]

In today's trending, Uygur tightrope walker breaks blindfolded high-wire walking record, beauties participate in Chongqing night run, restaurant offers discount for high hemlines, and a huge gathering of beggars for a festival.

Helicopter-hailing app sees huge response for ride over Beijing

[2015-05-18 10:59]

Thousands have applied for helicopter sightseeing via an app available on mobile devices from May 15. Helicopters at their service are Bell-429 worth 78 million yuan ($12.5 million) and Bell-407 worth 35 million yuan.

Ten photos you don't wanna miss - May 18

[2015-05-18 10:19]

A car sales center built a colorful car tower in Zhengzhou city, capital of Central China's Henan province, May 15, 2015.

Huge mahjong tiles challenge participants

[2015-05-17 11:12]

Three huge sets of mahjong are displayed on a lawn at an event for microfinance customers organized by China Minsheng Banking Corp Ltd, a mid-sized commercial lender in Wuhan city, Hubei province, May 16. Each tile is of the size of a brick.

Palace Museum to limit daily visitor number by 80,000

[2015-05-17 19:58]

The Palace Museum in Beijing will launch a pilot scheme to limit the daily visitors' by 80,000 on June 13, according to the museum's announcement Sunday.

Vienna hosts Europe's biggest AIDS research charity event

[2015-05-17 14:10]

Vienna's central City Hall Square was transformed Saturday into a mythical world of pagan rites and fantastic spectacle as the city hosted its biggest annual party of the year.

Retro train on display to mark 80th anniversary of Moscow metro

[2015-05-16 07:19]

People wearing period costumes in a retro train at Partizanskaya Station as part of celebrations marking 80th anniversary of Moscow metro operation in Moscow, Russia, May 15, 2015.

Ten photos you don't wanna miss - May 16

[2015-05-16 09:53]

A cinema fan holds a placard asking for invitation in front of the Festival Palace during the 68th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France, May 15, 2015.

Li Keqiang and Modi watch Taichi-Yoga show

[2015-05-16 18:39]

In Beijing's time-honored Temple of Heaven, Premier Li Keqiang and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi watched a Taichi-Yoga show, which Modi said give expression to a new state of development of India-China relations.

Tyson promises Ip Man fans an explosive fight

[2015-05-16 02:17]

"Iron" Mike Tyson was nursing a fractured finger in Shanghai on Friday courtesy of some heavy sparring with lead star Donnie Yen on the set of Ip Man 3.

Across America over the week (from May 8 to 14)

[2015-05-16 00:51]

Across America over the week (from May 8 to 14)

Premier Li holds welcoming ceremony for Indian PM Modi

[2015-05-15 11:26]

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang holds a welcoming ceremony for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi before their talks in Beijing, capital of China, May 15, 2015. [Photo by Zhao Yinan/chinadaily.com.cn]

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