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Iranian puppet performance

[2012-03-07 09:57]

Puppets are used during a rehearsal for a performance based on the Iranian poet Hafez's life story at Ferdowsi hall in central Tehran March 6, 2012.

Left-behind women keep homes running

[2012-03-07 08:04]

As husbands seek better-paid urban jobs, wives tend to elderly, children.

Chinese set record for overseas buying

[2012-03-07 07:52]

Last year saw a large increase in the value of the goods Chinese bought overseas using bank cards.

Insurance at a premium as firms face risks alone

[2012-03-07 07:38]

Companies operating overseas have to deal with more than just business matters.

'Control number of mainland births in HK'

[2012-03-07 07:33]

Hong Kong should take measures to curb the rapidly rising number of mainland women delivering babies in the special administrative region, political advisers said.

Minister of Finance talks about fiscal policy

[2012-03-06 15:56]

Xie Xuren said the government will implement a series of measures to support the development of small firms and create job opportunities.

Perito Moreno glacier in Argentina

[2012-03-06 09:40]

Tourists look at the Perito Moreno glacier after the rupture of a massive ice wall near the city of El Calafate in the Patagonian province of Santa Cruz, southern Argentina, Mar 4, 2012.

Putin wins in 'open and honest fight'

[2012-03-06 08:15]

Putin has been declared Russia's first three-term president after a landslide victory in Sunday's polls.

More measures sought for aiding elderly population

[2012-03-06 08:04]

Officials are calling for measures to cope with the rapid growth of the country's elderly population.

Constructive partnership will build foundations

[2012-03-06 07:59]

Many people say the US could learn a thing or two from China's pace of infrastruction building.

Military service kind to residents

[2012-03-06 07:37]

Lines of senior citizens waited in the rain over the past two mornings on Shanghai's Nanjing Road for the army to arrive and provide free services.

American singer’s Lei Feng dedication

[2012-03-05 15:32]

American Mark Levine sings in honor of Lei Feng at the annual “Learn from Lei Feng Day”, Mar 5, 2012.

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