Sun Huaizhong works on his art piece Maohou, which literally means monkey, in a rented room in Beijing, April 13, 2011. The 55-year old came from Central China's Henan province to Beijing 10 years ago and became interested in the handicraft after hearing on TV that the art is almost extinct.
At least 17 people were killed and 155 injured in south China's Guangdong province as of Monday after hailstones, cloudburst and strong wind ravaged the region.
Hou Guozhu (R) poses with a volunteer of the I Do Foundation for a photo at Peking Union Medical College in Beijing, April 8, 2011.
The Ministry of Railways has launched a 10-day nationwide safety check following its decision last week to lower the operating speed of high-speed railways for safety reasons.
Lewis Hamilton of McLaren won the title of the 2011 Formula One Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday.
Collection of photos shot around the world on April 16.
Animal protection activists Friday stopped a truck on the way transporting 520 dogs to a slaughterhouse in Northeast China's Jilin province on the Beijing-Harbin Highway.
Sandstorm whips N China as cold front nears
Chinese President Hu Jintao investigated the implementation of the country's 12th Five-Year Plan and Hainan's reform and development.
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin donned skates for an ice hockey training session on Friday in the latest in a series of stunts which help to keep his approval ratings high.
Collection of photos shot around the world on April 15 2011.
A pair of spotted deer and two goats sent by Taiwan as gifts to the Chinese mainland arrived on a chartered plane at the Weihai Airport in eastern Shandong.