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Eight traditional Spring Festival food to enjoy around China

As Chinese New Year approaches, families are already busy preparing traditional foods to enjoy over the long holiday. Many of the dishes have auspicious meanings, so make sure you try ...
Source: | 2018/2/14 13:10:57

'Tiger plane' lands at an airport in SW China's Chongqing

A plane, painted as a tiger, landed at Jiangbei International Airport in Southwest China's Chongqing on Feb 12, 2018.
Source: - VCG | 2018/2/13 18:59:09

Celebrating 'Rose Monday' with a raft race in Germany

'Rose Monday' is the highlight of the traditional German carnival which is held on the second Monday of every February. During this period, people will hold various festivities depending on ...
Source: - VCG | 2018/2/13 18:57:58

Dog-themed artwork across China welcomes the Year of the Dog

Source: | 2018/2/13 18:44:38

Molten 'iron flower' fireworks make for Chinese New Year magic

Let the sparks fly! Performers create spectacular spark displays with splashes of molten iron fireworks in NW China's Gansu Province. The ancient art of Datiehua, or “Beat the iron flowers,” ...
Source: | 2018/2/13 18:08:01

A salute to combat canines in E China's Zhejiang

These military canines show what the Year of the Dog is really all about as they drill their search-and-rescue and recon skills with East China's Zhejiang Armed Police Corps. (Photos: ...
Source: | 2018/2/13 16:43:59

1,440-degree spiral road leaves drivers feeling loopy in Southwest China's Chongqing

This spiraling access ramp in Southwest China's Chongqing makes four tight circles – or 1,440 degrees – for one loopy ride. The road gives cars a two-minute route to an ...
Source: - VCG | 2018/2/12 15:28:21

6 killed, 11 injured in army camp attack in India-controlled Kashmir

The death toll in an army camp attack in Indian-controlled Kashmir rose to six on Sunday while four militants were also killed during search operations, according to the Indian defense ...
Source: - VCG | 2018/2/12 15:11:47

Snowball snack attack

An adorable red squirrel forages for snacks hidden in a chunk of snow in Bispgarden, Sweden on February 10, 2018.
Source: - VCG | 2018/2/11 16:58:28

North-South leaders watch Korean team's Olympic debut

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, President of North Korean Supreme People's Assembly Kim Yong-nam and Kim Yo-jong, younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, watch from the stands as ...
Source: - VCG | 2018/2/11 16:09:53

Trained golden eagles soar during annual hunting competition in Kazakhstan

Trained golden eagles hunt during an annual hunting competition at the Almaty Hippodrome, Kazakhstan on February 10, 2018.
Source: - VCG | 2018/2/11 15:57:50

Cold holds: Wrestlers grapple in snow during competition in Turkey

Wrestlers compete in the snow during the 23rd Karakucak Wrestling Festival in the village of Velikoy in Artvin, Turkey on February 10, 2018. A total of 174 wrestlers from Turkey, ...
Source: - VCG | 2018/2/11 15:39:16

Capital Museum's Year of the Dog exhibit highlights China's Zodiac culture

The exhibition “Best Wishes from the Auspicious Dog” opened at Beijing's Capital Museum on Feb 8, 2018 to herald the upcoming Year of the Dog.
Source: | 2018/2/8 19:59:47

What else can we expect during 2018 Winter Games besides skating and skiing?

There's more to the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics than skating and skiing! Olympians will compete in a total 102 events involving 15 sports, some of which can get overshadowed by ...
Source: | 2018/2/8 17:28:34

'Kitchen God's Day' celebrated in Beijing

Villagers celebrate Xiaonian festival, the 23rd day of the 12th month of the Chinese traditional lunar calendar in Beijing's Shijingshan district on February 8, 2018. The festival is also known ...
Source: | 2018/2/8 15:57:10

Flying over wave

A daring helicopter pilot is almost engulfed by a vast 30-meter high crashing wave that looks like an explosion as he hovers over the LeFour lighthouse, off the coast of ...
Source: - VCG | 2018/2/8 15:18:24

Spotted seals hunt in East China's Shandong Province

Spotted seals hunt on and under ice at Seal Bay, Yantai in East China's Shandong Province on Feb 6, 2018.
Source: - VCG | 2018/2/7 17:41:45

Portugal holds Real Thaw 2018 military exercise

A technician checks a C-130 Hercules during the Real Thaw 2018 military exercise at Air Force Base No. 5 in Monte Real, Portugal, on February 6, 2018. Photo: VCG
Source: - VCG | 2018/2/7 17:32:21