Children make pottery on Tuesday in a summer camp in Yinchuan, capital of Northwest China's Ningxia Hui autonomous region. [Photo/Xinhua]
Vice-President Xi Jinping on Tuesday called on China and Africa to elevate their economic ties to a new level, at a time when the pace of restructuring in both economies is picking up pace.
With London calling athletes from all over the world, hopes of a medal haul for China to match the golden times of four years ago may be premature.
The statement comes only weeks after Beijing announced it will contribute $43 billion to the International Monetary Fund's recapitalization, part of which will be directed to help the EU remedy its dire financial situation.
A woman shows two wood carvings on Chinese Cultural Heritage Day in Guiyang, Southwest China's Guizhou province, June 9, 2012.
Pupils make a handcart with eco-friendly materials at Pujiang No1 Primary School in Shanghai's Minhang district, July 10, 2012.
A cyclist jumps into a lake in Wuhan, capital of Central China's Hubei province, July 9, 2012. The activity was organized on the Internet by extreme sports lovers in Wuhan.
A Chinese escort fleet heading to the Gulf of Aden holds a ceremony while sailing through the South China Sea on July 8.
Benoit Cezard likes Wuhan so much he is teaching its citizens to look at their home with new eyes.
In many cities of East and Central China, air-raid shelters have a new function: sheltering residents from the ongoing heat wave.
The country's broadcasting and Internet watchdogs will step up their management of online programs, including website-produced shows and micro films.
For years, deep in an underground European laboratory, Chinese physicists have been contributing to one of the most ambitious scientific experiments ever attempted — a search for the missing link at the beginning of the universe.