The latest capital contribution to the International Monetary Fund will enhance the organization's ability to tackle the European debt crisis.
More than 80,000 ships have taken shelter and over 60,000 residents have been evacuated in Guangdong and Fujian provinces as tropical storm Talim approached southern China Tuesday.
The BRICS countries are considering setting up a foreign-exchange reserve pool.
Five thousand ducks head to a pond for food in Taizhou, Zhejiang province, on June 17, 2012.
Duan Wu Festival, or Dragon Boat Festival, is celebrated on the 5th day of the 5th month of the lunar year, which is June 23 this year.
3 Chinese astronauts floated into the cabin of an orbiting module Monday, becoming the first group of Chinese to enter an orbiter in space.
China's first manned space docking mission succeeded on Monday as the Shenzhou IX spaceship and Tiangong-1 space lab module joined together.
Children play on a fountain to cool down at a park in Beijing on Sunday. The temperature reached 38 C on Sunday.
Exit polls issued immediately after voting ended in the Greek general election indicated that New Democracy was marginally ahead of anti-bailout party.
President Hu Jintao arrived on Saturday in Mexico for the G20 leadership summit, where he is scheduled to meet United States President Barack Obama.
The draft action plan for the coming Rio+20 of global sustainable development summit remains unfinished as the final preparatory meeting wrapped up.