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Dancing or fighting: Two great blue herons take to the air in Hungary

Two great blue herons majestically fight mid-air over a small lake in the Kiskunsag National Park, Hungary. Appearing to engage in an amazing aerial dance, the two large wading birds ...
Source: – VCG | 2018/7/9 18:05:37

Egret catches fish on the Xin'an River in Huangshan, China's Anhui

An egret snatches a fish out of the air while standing on a rock in the Xin'an River in Huangshan, East China's Anhui Province, on July 8, 2018. Photo: VCG
Source: – VCG | 2018/7/9 18:01:52

Chinese ambassador to Thailand meets Thai PM at the Phuket rescue command center

Chinese ambassador to Thailand Lü Jian met with the Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha at the Phuket search and rescue command center at Chalong Bay Pier in Phuket Monday afternoon. ...
Source: | 2018/7/9 17:35:55

A glimpse of Phuket after two boats capsize, kill 42 people

Tourists continue to take cruises after two boats capsized off Phuket Island and killed 42, with 5 still missing.
Source: | 2018/7/9 14:40:49

Rescue efforts continue after boats capsized in Phuket, Thailand

A China and Thailand joint rescue team continued their search for the 14 tourists still missing after two boats capsized in a storm off the island of Phuket, southern Thailand. ...
Source: | 2018/7/8 19:58:36

Thai, Chinese rescuers continue search for missing tourists after tragic boat capsize

Rescuers from Thailand and China set out to retrieve boat capsized in Phuket on July 8. Photos: Cui Meng/GT
Source: | 2018/7/8 12:37:36

Farmers celebrate 40th anniversary of China's reform and opening-up with rice seedlings Chinese characters

A photo, taken on July 4, 2018, shows an aerial view of the colorful rice seedling Chinese characters in Gangnan Village, Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province. The celebratory message says ...
Source: – VCG | 2018/7/5 17:45:19

48 skydivers form the word 'PEACE' over California

Forty-eight skydivers from all over the world spelled 'PEACE' after jumping from planes 16,500 feet above Perris, California, USA. The event took place at Skydive Perris and was organized by ...
Source: – VCG | 2018/7/5 17:42:21

Beijing's historic Central Axis seeks UNESCO World Heritage status

Beijing is preparing 14 heritage sites along the city's Central Axis, including Tiananmen Square and Temple of Heaven, by 2030 to match the application criteria for UNESCO, so as to ...
Source: | 2018/7/5 17:39:05

Stranded arctic fox on small iceberg rescued

An arctic fox found stranded on a small iceberg was rescued by three Canadian fishermen on June 25 after they took it on their boat, fed it and released it ...
Source: | 2018/7/5 15:02:11

China carries out 18 successful launch missions in first half of 2018

In the first half of 2018, China successfully carried out 18 launch missions, including the relay satellite for the Chang'e-4's lunar probe Queqiao and twin Beidou-3 navigation satellites. Every successful ...
Source: | 2018/7/4 18:31:51

A swan fairyland in Xinjiang

Swan Lake, located near Ili River Valley in Yining County, NW China's Xinjiang, is where many mute swans spend the winter due to the effective environmental protection measures of the ...
Source: | 2018/7/4 15:48:11

Bagua-shaped Tekes county in NW China's Xinjiang attracts worldwide visitors

The bagua-shaped Tekes county in Ili Prefecture, NW China's Xinjiang, attracts worldwide visitors with its rare road layout. Bagua, or the eight diagrams used in Taoist cosmology, is a religious ...
Source: | 2018/7/4 15:30:32

Reshaping watermelon

Take a look at these heart-shaped, gold ingot-shaped and square watermelons grown by villagers in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. Using molds, these watermelons are popular among consumers due ...
Source: | 2018/7/4 15:15:24

National Geographic unveils winner for the Travel Photographer of the Year Contest 2018

National Geographic unveiled the winner for the Travel Photographer of the Year Contest 2018. Japanese photographer Reiko Takahashi won the contest with his photograph of a humpback whale calf as ...
Source: - VCG | 2018/7/3 19:11:38

State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi attends Forum on the B&R Legal Cooperation

The two-day Forum on the Belt and Road Legal Cooperation was held in Beijing starting July 2. Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi delivered a keynote speech to ...
Source: | 2018/7/2 14:45:12

International Art Collection kicks off in Beijing

The International Art Collection called 'Harmonious Co-Existence' kicked off at the National Art Museum of China on June 27 in Beijing. Over 200 artworks of about a hundred artists, including ...
Source: | 2018/6/29 23:41:05

Palestinian children release balloons in protest at the Gaza-Israel border

Palestinian children hold balloons, before letting them go, during the 'Great March of Return' protest at the Gaza-Israel border in Jabalia, a city in the northern part of the Gaza ...
Source: – VCG | 2018/6/29 17:51:50