Weekly Photos: Jan 17 - Jan 23

Updated: 2011-01-24 11:15


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Weekly Photos: Jan 17 - Jan 23

People travel on the L160 train for migrant workers on their way home for the Chinese New Year festive season from Dongguan, Guangdong province to Fuyang, Anhui province Jan 21, 2011. China kicked off its annual Spring Festival travel rush last Wednesday, with an expected 2.56 billion passenger trips in the coming 40 days. Airlines and trains have been added to cope with the passenger surge, which is 11.6 percent up year on year, according to the Ministry of Transport. [Photo/Xinhua]


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.

2011 postgraduate entrance exam
Pet businesses
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