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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

Animals in Christmas costumes light up Internet

From dogs in festive hats to a penguin Santa Claus, all anybody really wants for Christmas are animals in holiday costumes. Photos: VCG
Source: | 2017/12/14 18:27:00

Meet the guardian of the 'ice butterflies'

Scenic Doulong Valley in Northwest China's Shaanxi Province is home to an unusual natural phenomenon - thin symmetrical ice crystals that resemble pairs of butterfly wings. Cheng Xiwu, a local ...
Source: | 2017/12/14 17:52:25

Harry Potter, Usain Bolt constellations created to foster children's interest in space

The Big Bang Fair, in partnership with astronomers from University of Birmingham, created an updated set of constellations in order to get more young people interested in the universe.
Source: | 2017/12/14 17:48:44

S. Korean President Moon attends Sino-South Korea trade fair

South Korean President Moon Jae-in attends the opening of the South Korea-China Economic-Trade Partnership in Beijing on December 14, 2017.
Source: | 2017/12/14 17:45:09

S. Korean President Moon and his wife eat local Beijing breakfast during China visit

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his wife Kim Jung-sook eat breakfast at a local restaurant in Beijing on December 14.
Source: | 2017/12/14 17:39:08