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Cambodia's homegrown 'Bamboo Train' soon to be replaced

With a wooden platform ­jerry-rigged to a small engine, Cambodia's one-of-a-kind "Bamboo Train" delights tourists as it clatters through bucolic countryside - but its days are numbered as the Southeast Asian nation plans a railways overhaul.
Source: AFP | 2017/9/8 5:03:41

China Eastern Airlines announces daily flights to Australian city of Brisbane

One of China's leading airlines, China Eastern Airlines, announced Thursday it will begin a daily flight from Shanghai to the Australian city of Brisbane in the state of Queensland.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/7 11:34:58

Scenery of Nam Ngum Lake in Laos

Aerial photo taken on Sept. 4, 2017 shows the view at Nam Ngum Lake, in Vientiane province, Laos.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/7 10:27:42

Park scenery after rain in Yangzhou, E China's Jiangsu

Lotus flowers are seen after rain at a park in Yangzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, Sept. 6, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/7 10:16:45

Ryanair to lower checked bag fees to reduce delays

Ryanair on Wednesday announced new reduced checked bag fees and increased check-in bag sizes to encourage more customers to check in bags.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/7 7:56:37

Qantas flight returns to Dubai due to technical hitch

A Qantas Airbus A380 flight was forced to return shortly after taking off from Dubai International Airport Wednesday morning due to a technical problem, the daily Gulf news reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/7 7:56:19

Flowers blossom after rainfall in E China's Shandong

Photo taken on Sept. 5, 2017 with macro lens shows a flower after rainfall in Zaozhuang, east China's Shandong Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/6 8:24:30

Autumn scenery of Hunhe River in N China's Hohhot

Photo taken on Sept. 4, 2017 shows the scenery of the Hunhe River in Hohhot, capital of north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. The autumn falls on the Hunhe River and creates a beautiful natural painting.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/5 9:46:47

Virtual pilgrimage

Arm outstretched, Abdul Rahman sweeps his mobile phone across the vista of Mecca, the Great Mosque dazzling in the sun, so his son over in Tanzania can experience the pilgrimage to Islam's holiest sites.
Source: AFP | 2017/9/1 17:33:39

Greater Flamingo wears blue shoes to protect feet

A Greater Flamingo with a pair of blue shoes is seen in Singapore's Jurong Bird Park on Aug. 31, 2017. The Greater Flamingo named Squish wears specially made blue shoes to protect its sensitive feet during its daily walks around the park.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/1 10:13:08

Scenery of Wulaofeng scenic spot in Yuncheng, China's Shanxi

Aerial photo taken on Aug. 31, 2017 shows the scenery of Wulaofeng scenic spot in Yuncheng, north China's Shanxi Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/1 10:04:20

Cathay Pacific to start new Dublin-Hong Kong flight

China's Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific airline announced on Thursday that it will operate a new direct Dublin-Hong Kong flight four times per week from next June.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/1 8:26:56

Finnair announces launch of flight from Helsinki to Nanjing

Finland's national airline on Wednesday announced the launch of services between Finnish capital Helsinki and Chinese ancient city Nanjing due next summer.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/31 9:28:29

Scenery of night scene with lighting system in Hesilu, China's Zhejiang

Photo taken on Aug. 29, 2017 shows a night view lit up by LED bulbs in Hesilu Village of Yiwu City, east China's Zhejiang Province. The village, a tourist spot famous for its lavender adorned scenery, is creating night scene with lighting system to attract more tourists.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/30 13:45:56

Tourism thrives on China-Russia border city Manzhouli

At a virtual reality theater in the China-Russia border city of Manzhouli, a group of tourists experience flying over the vast Hulun Buir grasslands, diving to the bottom of Lake Baikal and escaping the roaring bears of the Greater Hinggan Mountains.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/24 23:26:13

Clouds in Huangyaguan section of Great Wall in Tianjin

Photo taken on Aug.24, 2017 shows the clouds in Huangyaguan section of the Great Wall in Tianjin, north China.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/25 8:37:12

Water volume of Hukou Waterfall surged due to heavy rainfall

Photo taken on Aug. 24, 2017 shows the Hukou Waterfall on the Yellow River on the border area between Jixian County of north China's Shanxi and Yichuan County of northwest China's Shaanxi provinces. Due to heavy rainfall at the upper reaches, the water volume of Hukou Waterfall surged.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/25 8:32:49

Che Guevara Mausoleum in Cuba draws 4.5 mln visitors in 20 years

Since opening 20 years ago, the Che Guevara Mausoleum in the central Cuban city of Santa Clara has drawn more than 4.5 million visitors, the vast majority foreigners.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/25 8:02:12