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In two years, Urumqi transport hub sees 1,400 China-Europe freight trains

A total of 1,400 freight trains have made journeys departing from Urumqi transport hub, a logistics center in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region under the Belt and Road initiative, as ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn – Xinhua | 2018/8/15 18:43:02

2018 Shanghai Book Fair kicks off

The week-long 2018 Shanghai Book Fair kicked off at the Shanghai Exhibition Center, along with over 100 other venues scattered around Shanghai, on Wednesday.
Source: VCG | 2018/8/15 17:31:54

PLA's 73rd Group Army conducts a live fire training exercise near the East China Sea

Soldiers from the 73rd Group Army of the Chinese People's Liberation Army took part in a live fire training exercise to strengthen their ability to respond to emergencies and carry ...
Source: 81.cn | 2018/8/15 16:08:08

Second phase of Russia-China Yamal LNG project completes first shipment

The Yamal liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, a joint venture between China and Russia, completed its first shipment of LNG from its second production line in Sabetta, Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn – Xinhua | 2018/8/15 13:31:04

A 'greeting' from a humpback whale

A Humpback whale jumps while lifting a flipper out of the Pacific Ocean at the Uramba Bahia Malaga National Natural Park in Colombia, on August 12, 2018. Humpback whales migrate ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn – VCG | 2018/8/15 13:19:11

Exhibition showcasing life in Beijing and Edo kicks off in Capital Museum

An exhibition at Beijing's Capital Museum showcases the life of people living in Beijing and Edo (present-day Tokyo) during the 18th Century. 112 of the 181 displayed artifacts at the ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2018/8/14 19:08:48

Verbena officinalis in full bloom in Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region

Covering an area of about 133,333 square meters, Verbena officinalis blooms in Gangou Village, Guyuan, Northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, on August 13, 2018.
Source: VCG | 2018/8/14 17:28:40

Indians participate in full dress rehearsals ahead of country's Independence Day

Indian paramilitary soldiers practice marching during a full dress rehearsal for India's Independence Day parade in Guwahati, India, on August 13, 2018. (Photo: VCG)
Source: Globaltimes.cn – VCG | 2018/8/14 15:24:36

11 astronauts shine a light on China's manned spaceflight achievements

Since astronaut Yang Liwei successfully completed China's first manned spaceflight mission in 2003, the past 15 years have seen a total of 11 Chinese astronauts going up in six manned ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn – 81.cn | 2018/8/14 14:39:24

3 killed, 6 injured from falling signboard in Shanghai

A store's signboard fell and killed 3 people and injured 6 in Shanghai Sunday evening. Local authorities are currently investigating the cause.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2018/8/13 16:58:07

Tibetans make yogurt to enjoy at Shoton Festival

Tibetans were busy making yogurt and enjoying "Linka", a get-together of families and friends, during the Shoton Festival, or Yogurt Festival, which kicked off on Saturday in Lhasa, Southwest China's ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2018/8/13 13:37:04

Russel Westbrook interacts with Jordan WINGS program recipients in Beijing

NBA Thunder player Russel Westbrook interacts with the recipients of Jordan WINGS program in Beijing on Saturday. Established in 2015 as a scholarship project, the program has helped 1,500 poor ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2018/8/11 23:11:26

Tibet's annual Shoton Festival kicks off in Lhasa on Saturday

The annual Shoton Festival, or the Yogurt Drinking Festival (Shoton means Yogurt Banquet in Tibetan), one of the oldest and most popular traditional festivals of Tibetans, kicks off at Drepung ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2018/8/11 21:43:07

Firefighters take part in drills in Qingdao

Over 100 firefighters from the Qingdao, Yantai, Weifang, Weihai and Rizhao Fire Brigades took part in drills to strengthen the public security and the emergency response capacity at Shangma Training ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2018/8/9 19:15:11

The Olympic Culture Theme Exhibition opened in Beijing to mark the 10th anniversary of the 2008 Games

The Olympic Culture Theme Exhibition, themed 'From 2008 to 2022, Olympic spirit in motion', opened at the National Stadium in Beijing on August 8, 2018. The National Stadium held the ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2018/8/8 17:09:04

West Hollywood votes to remove President Donald Trump's star from Hollywood Walk of Fame

City council of West Hollywood voted on August 6 to remove President Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, US. The decision was made after ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2018/8/8 16:59:19

Schools of fish pause for glamour shots

Photographer Fabrice Dudenhofer takes his camera under the sea to capture stunning shots of fish swimming in their schools.
Source: VCG | 2018/8/8 16:52:46

Get up and move for National Fitness Day

Since 2009, National Fitness Day is held every year on August 8, and marks the anniversary of the opening ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.
Source: Xiang Jun | 2018/8/8 15:45:33