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Christmas celebrated across China

As Christmas draws near, cities across China celebrate with various decorative displays that create a festive atmosphere.
Source: | 2017/12/23 13:20:50

Creative Christmas trees from around the world

Every year, people around the world would put up Christmas trees ahead of the winter holiday. But Christmas trees do not necessarily have to be firs, pines or spruces. Here ...
Source: | 2017/12/21 17:52:03

Frozen "waterfalls" of Shenquan Gorge, Beijing

As winter temperatures plunge in Beijing, the frozen ice formations of Shenquan Gorge, Mentougou district create beautiful landscapes on December 20, 2017. Though called waterfalls, they are actually ice formations, ...
Source: | 2017/12/21 17:47:58

Cute animals stay toasty warm in winter

Animals don't let winter slow them down.
Source: | 2017/12/21 16:06:49

Forget the sleigh: Today's Santas ski, surf and swing from buildings!

Santa Clauses don't always ride in sleighs. They row boats, ski downhill, rappel from buildings and even surf. Check out these Santas from around the world wishing people merry Christmas ...
Source: | 2017/12/20 18:09:58

Live at the scene: Stories behind the year's most powerful images

For some pictures, a thousand words just aren't enough. These news photographers share their experiences around them when they hit the shutter to capture some of this year's most remarkable ...
Source: | 2017/12/20 17:48:12

Beautiful ice- and frost-covered scenery in S China's Guangdong

Visitors take in the beautiful ice- and frost-covered scenery on Jinzi Mountain in Lianshan Zhuang and Yao Autonomous County in Qingyuan city, South China's Guangdong Province. Photos: VCG
Source: | 2017/12/19 19:12:44

Seoul aquarium celebrates Christmas with underwater Santa, merry mermaids

Divers dressed as Santa Claus and mermaids proved they were deep in the Christmas spirit with holiday-themed performances at a Seoul aquarium on Saturday.
Source: | 2017/12/19 18:04:50

Santas take over Venice canals

Santa Clauses trade in their sleighs for gondolas on the canals of Venice, Italy. Photos: VCG
Source: | 2017/12/19 17:34:40

Newly enlisted soldiers begin patrols for China's Northern Theater Command

New recruits to China's Northern Theater Command began patrols in -35 C weather on the Jie River in Daxinganling, Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province on Monday. Photos: VCG
Source: | 2017/12/19 17:19:26

South Korean President Moon Jae-in's state visit to China

South Korean President Moon Jae-in paid a state visit to China from December 13 to 16, 2017. The two countries will continue to strengthen communication and coordination to maintain stability ...
Source: | 2017/12/18 19:33:44

China's most decked-out dorm rooms

Who says dorm rooms have to be drab? This collection of dorm room makeovers by college students in China shows that a shoestring budget and a little taste can go ...
Source: | 2017/12/18 19:32:51

Ice-climb challenge: Scaling frozen waterfalls in South Korea

Tourists scale the Guseong Waterfall (known as the waterfall of nine sounds) in Chuncheon, South Korea on December 17, 2017 as temperatures fell to -14.5 C.
Source: | 2017/12/18 19:31:46

Massive sculpture celebrating Winter Olympic Games completed at Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival

A snow sculpture honoring the Winter Olympic Games was completed on Sunday at Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival in Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province. Many tourists have already visited ...
Source: | 2017/12/18 16:20:27

More than 9,000 run East China city's first full marathon

Quzhou in East China's Zhejiang Province held its first full marathon on Sunday. A total of 9,058 runners from five foreign countries and across China's 30 provinces, autonomous regions and ...
Source: | 2017/12/17 17:33:34

Ancient temple surrounded by golden ginkgo leaves

1,000-year-old Guangde Temple in Xiangyang, Central China's Hubei Province is blanketed in falling ginkgo leaves.
Source: VCG | 2017/12/15 14:45:02

Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games emblems unveiled

The unveiling ceremony for the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games' emblems was held in Beijing on December 15.
Source: | 2017/12/16 0:24:59

Hunan farmers reap white radish bumper harvest

Farmers from Hengyang county of Central China's Hunan Province harvest 200 hectares of white radish on Wednesday.
Source: VCG | 2017/12/15 14:40:45