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Topless training

Armed police officers swan dive into snow as they train in -30 C temperature along the Wusuli River in Heilongjiang Province, media reported on Wednesday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/1/11 19:33:39

Remarkable root

A wild ginseng root touted as one of the world's largest is displayed during a news conference in Changchun, Northeast China's Jilin Province on Monday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/1/10 18:48:40

Frosted highlights

Primary school students laugh at a classmate after he arrived at school with frost-covered hair in Zhaotong, Southwest China's Yunnan province on Monday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/1/10 18:48:39

Wet kiss

A Beluga whale kisses its trainer during a performance at Haichang Ocean Park in Chengdu, Southwest China's Sichuan Province on Monday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/1/9 19:12:10

Carving a niche

Artisan Lou Guizhong, 51, poses behind his carved wooden sculpture in Chongqing, media reported on Monday. The sculpture is made of rare Phoebe zhennan wood, which under second-class national protection. A wood sculptor for 30 years, Lou says his business has struggled of late. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2018/1/9 19:12:09

Model mother

A new mother models lingerie during a Victoria's Secret-like show at a hotel in Yinchuan, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region on Sunday. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2018/1/8 18:33:39

Roost rescue

Farmer Xiao Libin removes his chickens from a collapsed coop on Sunday in Xiangyang, Hubei Province. More than 16,000 chickens were left stranded after recent heavy snowfall caused the roof to collapse. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/1/8 18:23:39

Tied up for tea

Long Qunying prepares grapefruits to be made into tea by air drying them outside her home on Sunday in Ankang, Shaanxi Province, where grapefruit tea is listed as local cultural heritage. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/1/7 19:43:39

Catch of the day

Customers watch as a chef cooks up fish in a giant pot on a square in Digang, Zhejiang Province during the city's ninth Fishing and Cultural Festival on Saturday. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2018/1/7 19:43:39

Trunk time

An animal trainer holds an elephant's ear at Changlu Animal World in Foshan, Guangdong Province on Thursday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/1/4 19:18:40

Bundled up

A woman dresses a snowman in a winter coat in Fuyang, Anhui Province on Thursday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/1/4 19:18:39

Double digits

Kung fu enthusiast Yuan Tingjun, 51, balances on two fingers while he practices his martial art on Hongjun Mountain in Zunyi, Southwest China's Guizhou Province on Saturday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/1/3 18:48:41

Price of pollution

Dozens of dead fish float in the Qijiang River, Zhongshan, South China's Guangdong Province on Tuesday. The fish died from high levels of pollution in the water, local authorities said. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2018/1/3 18:48:41

Peking protégés

Two primary school students in Hai'an, East China's Jiangsu Province practice Peking Opera on Tuesday. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2018/1/2 19:58:40

Icy hotpot

A hotpot restaurant made from ice blocks opens for business on Monday in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/1/2 19:58:39

Made in the shade

Actors perform shadow puppetry for an audience at the Handan Museum in North China's Hebei Province on Monday. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2018/1/1 18:48:41

Cold creation

A man carves an ice sculpture titled “King of Glory” before its debut at the Harbin Ice and Snow World in North China's Heilongjiang Province on Sunday night. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2018/1/1 18:48:41

In pics: lovely animals in 2017

A lesser panda eats watermelon at Shanghai Zoo in east China's Shanghai, July 21, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/31 15:56:46