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  • Flamboyant villagers honor sea goddess

    2013-03-11 13:39

    Every year, the villagers - who are believed to be descendants of Arab traders – don colorful costumers and put fresh flowers in their hair for the festival held on the 29th day of the first lunar month to pray for happiness and safety for those who make a living from the sea near Hui’an city in East China’s Fujian province.

  • Daily snapshots from two sessions - March 10

    2013-03-11 13:26

    Daily snapshots from two sessions - March 10

  • Navy commandos conduct anti-piracy drill

    2013-03-11 11:08

    Naval commandoes from China’s 14th escort fleet board a launch boat to conduct a combat rescue exercise on March 10 in the Arabian Sea.

  • Panda tea

    2013-03-11 09:35

    Elementary school students wearing panda hats pick team leaves in Ya'an, Sichuan province. The plants use panda excrement for fertilizer and produce tea leaves worth 220.000 yuan ($35,100) per kg.

  • 3rd plenary meeting of 1st session of 12th NPC

    2013-03-10 09:43

    The third plenary meeting of the first session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) is held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 10, 2013.

  • Chinese leaders join discussions with NPC deputies

    2013-03-09 21:41

    Chinese leaders join discussions with NPC deputies, in Beijing, capital of China, March 9, 2013.

  • Heavy sandstorm hits Beijing

    2013-03-09 13:52

    A cold front brings strong wind as well as sand and dust to Beijing on March 9.

  • Women's day where there's no rest

    2013-03-08 16:21

    Women in the city celebrate International Women's Day with gifts and a break from work, But in Xihaigu, a poverty-stricken area where most of the man make money out of the area, women are left behind to look after the whole family.

  • International Women's Day chimes across China

    2013-03-08 14:56

    Activities are held across China on the International Women's Day to enhance awareness of women's rights

  • Pillow fight held to mark Int'l Women's Day

    2013-03-08 09:27

    People take part in a pillow fight at a park in Changsha, Hunan province, on March 7, the eve of the International Women's Day.

  • Photo Special: Wen and his people

    2013-03-07 14:08

    Photos of Permier Wen Jiabao visiting workers, students children and quake-disaster areas.

  • Beijing's 225 shades of grey

    2013-03-07 13:47

    A combination of 225 photos taken at the same angle from a building on the Third Ring Road between 8 and 9 am from March 1, 2012 to March 5, 2013 record the different shades of blue and grey skies that shroud the Chinese capital.

  • Group a building block for Africa

    An unusually heavy downpour hit Durban for two days before the BRICS summit's debut on African soil, but interest for a better platform for emerging markets were still sparked at the summit.