Snapshots: The world in 24 hours Mar 2
Updated: 2011-03-03 17:27
Employees work on an assembly line at the Volkswagen car factory near Palmela March 2, 2011. The factory is the largest in Portugal with a mass production of 550 cars daily. [Photo/Agencies]
Men work at a construction site in central Sydney Mar 2, 2011. Australia's economy grew a solid 0.7 percent last quarter as firms added to inventories and spent more on machinery, helping offset softness in consumption and housing. [Photo/Agencies]
Lawmakers and political advisers gather in Beijing to discuss major issues.
An automobile mechanic in Northeast China made a test flight of his self-made aircraft which cost about US$395.
Masked revellers celebrate in Saint Mark's Square in Venice.