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10th BRICS summit site in Johannesburg under heavy guard

The venue for the upcoming 10th BRICS summit in Johannesburg, which is to be held from July 25 to July 27, is being heavily guarded as workers make final preparations ...
Source: | 2018/7/24 0:19:10

South Africa-China Science, Technology and Innovation exhibition kicks off in South Africa

The Exhibition on the Achievements of South Africa-China Science, Technology and Innovation Cooperation was held in Pretoria, South Africa on July 23. The 54th Research Institute of China Electronics Technology ...
Source: | 2018/7/23 20:31:03

Lotus thrive during the Great Heat

Today marks the “Great Heat”, or dashu, the 12th solar term of the Chinese lunar calendar. It begins on July 23 and ends on August 7 this year, and represents ...
Source: | 2018/7/23 14:45:21

The land of music: Alphorn blowers perform at the Alphorn International Festival in Switzerland

Alphorn blowers perform an ensemble piece at the Alphorn International Festival on the alp of Tracouet in Nendaz, Switzerland, on July 22, 2018. (Photos: Denis Balibouse/VCG)
Source: | 2018/7/23 14:35:08

A kinetic sculptor makes a 100kg revolver in Istanbul

Zafer Erdem, a kinetic sculptor from Rize, has created a 100kg revolver in Istanbul, Turkey, on July 22, 2018. The giant iron weapon took about one and a half months ...
Source: | 2018/7/23 14:28:50

The 3rd women's-only Petrolettes motorcycle festival kicks off in Germany

Around 300 bikers from across Europe came together for the 3rd women's-only Petrolettes motorcycle festival on July 20, 2018, in Milmersdorf, Germany, near Berlin. Women combined their passion for high ...
Source: | 2018/7/23 14:09:11

Egrets enjoy their summer near Xin'an River at Huangshan in China's Anhui Province

Egrets enjoy their summer near Xin'an River at Huangshan in East China's Anhui Province on July 22, 2018. (Photos: VCG)
Source: | 2018/7/23 14:01:27

Chinese- built 20,000-seat wrestling stadium inaugurated in Dakar

Chinese-built 20,000-seat wrestling stadium inaugurated in Dakar, capital of Senegal on Sunday during Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visit to the west African country.
Source: - People's Daily | 2018/7/22 21:54:27

Children's art exhibition explores nature in cities at Columbia Global Centers | Beijing

Artwork by children and teens was exhibited during the opening ceremony of the Third No-Boundaries International Art Exhibition at Columbia Global Centers | Beijing on July 21, 2018. The exhibition, ...
Source: | 2018/7/22 20:19:09

Shanghai evacuates 190,000 as typhoon Ampil approaches

Tropical storm Ampil made landfall on the island of Chongming in Shanghai at 12:30 PM on July 22. The coastline has been closed, and more than 190,000 residents have been ...
Source: | 2018/7/22 18:58:38

Shanghai braces for typhoon Ampil

Tropical storm Ampil is expected to land in Shanghai around noon Sunday.
Source: | 2018/7/22 14:37:32

Senegalese cheer Chinese President Xi Jinping during his state visit

People sing and dance near the residence of the Senegalese President to welcome visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping on July 21.
Source: | 2018/7/22 10:38:54

A water-skiing squirrel gives a farewell performance in Minneapolis, USA

Twiggy, a water-skiing squirrel, performs for crowds on Thursday, outside the US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. Twiggy is on a farewell tour due to the retirement of its owner, Lou ...
Source: – VCG | 2018/7/20 15:21:58

An osprey shakes off water mid-air in British Columbia, Canada

An osprey flings off excess water mid-air as it twists, turns and flies upside down after diving into a lake to collect a stick to build a nest for mating ...
Source: – VCG | 2018/7/20 11:41:17

Chinese cloisonné exhibit opens in Beijing

Pictured are various Cloisonné exhibits on display at the NICE(Network Centre of the International Cultural Exchange)Gallery in Beijing. The exhibition will last until August 12. Photo: Li Hao/GT
Source: | 2018/7/19 20:49:51

Flamingos rest in a lake near Walvis Bay in Namibia

Chinese photographer Zhu Jianqiang captured flamingos eating, flying and resting in a lake near Walvis Bay in Namibia when he traveled there for a visit in June 2018. (Photos: Courtesy ...
Source: | 2018/7/19 18:23:28

Sichuan cultural relics exhibition unveiled in Beijing

An exhibition showcasing the relics of ancient cultures in Southwest China's Sichuan Province was unveiled at National Museum in Beijing on Thursday. The relics come from 9 museums across Sichuan ...
Source: | 2018/7/19 16:04:08

Thai Ambassador thanks Chinese teams in cave rescue with reception

Thai Ambassador to China Piriya Khempon hosted a reception at the Ambassador's Residence in Beijing to thank the members of the two Chinese rescue teams for their efforts in the ...
Source: | 2018/7/18 21:27:48