Weekly Photos: Jan 17 - Jan 23

Updated: 2011-01-24 11:15


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Weekly Photos: Jan 17 - Jan 23

People ride a specially constructed 'ice-chair' on a frozen lake in front of Drum Tower in Beijing, Jan 18, 2011. [Photo/Agencies]

Weekly Photos: Jan 17 - Jan 23

The cover of a wallet bearing an image of US President Barack Obama's face, in place of the usual image of China's late Chairman Mao Zedong, is pictured at a souvenir shop in Beijing, Jan 18, 2011. Chinese President Hu Jintao concluded his four-day state visit to the United States on Jan 21 during which he and his US counterpart Barack Obama agreed to build a China-US cooperative partnership. [Photo/Agencies]


President Hu visits the US

President Hu Jintao is on a state visit to the US from Jan 18 to 21.

Ancient life

The discovery of the fossile of a female pterosaur nicknamed as Mrs T and her un-laid egg are shedding new light on ancient mysteries.

Economic Figures

China's GDP growth jumped 10.3 percent year-on-year in 2010, boosted by a faster-than-expected 9.8 percent expansion in the fourth quarter.

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