Temperatures plunge in N China

2011-11-24 17:00:11

Temperatures in several cities of Inner Mongolia dropped to 30 degrees below zero Celsius on Thursday.

China Culture Year to begin in Turkey

2011-11-23 19:32:13

The 2012 China Culture Year in Turkey will begin in the Turkish capital of Ankara on December 12, 2011, officials from the cultural section of the Chinese embassy in Turkey told Xinhua Wednesday.

Blind pet rescued from well

2011-11-23 07:51:49

A blind dog that became trapped in an uncovered well has been reunited with its owner more than two months after going missing.

Parents looking for love - for their children

2011-11-22 10:57:19

Every weekend, hundreds of parents come to the park in search of a potential partner for their children, bearing their children's basic information, exchanging with other parents or registering with matchmaking agencies.

Tibetan butter lamp festival celebrated

2011-11-21 22:27:37

Tibetan pilgrims celebrated the traditional Tsong Khapa Butter Lamp Festival at Kirti Monastery in Aba county in southwest China's Sichuan province over the weekend.

Fish becoming rare as lake shrinks

2011-11-19 15:55:23

An aerial view shows a shrinking Hongjianzhuo Lake in Yulin city, China's biggest freshwater lake in desert areas, Northwest China's Shaanxi province, Nov 18, 2011.

China kicks off Great Wall protection project

2011-11-18 17:16:18

The municipal government of Jiayuguan in northwest China's Gansu province on Friday kicked off a repair and construction project focused on the western end of China's Great Wall.

Shenzhou-8 spacecraft returns to Earth

2011-11-17 20:15:23

China's unmanned spacecraft Shenzhou-8 landed in north China Thursday evening, after completing the country's first-ever space docking mission.

'Iron Brothers' create their own kingdom

2011-11-17 17:15:48

Zhu Kefeng founded the "Iron Brothers" group in 2001, to produce steel artwork using all sorts of scrap metal.

Miao village turns to tourism

2011-11-17 09:33:32

The village, with a branch of ethnic Miao group of about 2,100 in population, is believed to be the last village authorized by the government to keep guns.

Old-time tinkers no longer in demand

2011-11-15 14:00:48

Jiang Deji, an old-time tinker, repairs a leaky cauldron in Guangxi autonomous region, on Nov 13.

Longtime 'road salon' tracks stock market

2011-11-14 14:04:04

Local shareholders exchange information at a "roadside stock salon" in Shanghai, East China, Nov 12, 2011.