Li Hao
Photographer, Beijing
Li Hao is a photographer covering China’s social transformation and its impact on different groups, such as migrant workers.
  • Students play winter sports to celebrate upcoming 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

    More than 300 students from Dianchanglu primary school in Beijing's Shijingshan District are playing winter sports such as curling in celebration of the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics that will be held in February 2022. Photos: Li Hao/GT

    By Li Hao | 2021/10/23 21:31:09
  • Visiting China's top environment research institute

    Research fellows were working on studies related to air, water and soil in the newly operated laboratory center of the Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences (CRAES) in Beijing on Wednesday. The CRAES, established in 1978, conducts scientific and international ...

    By Li Hao | 2021/10/21 21:47:49
  • The phase one of COP 15 concludes in Kunming

    The phase one of the UN Biodiversity Conference concludes in Kunming, Yunnan Province, on Friday. (Photos: Li Hao/GT)

    By Li Hao | 2021/10/15 22:49:41
  • Garden for global scallion species in Kunming

    Follow GT reporters to visit a garden for global scallion species in Kunming, Southwest China's Yunnan Province. The garden is the world's only garden devoted to scallions, which was initiated by China's and Uzbekistan's plant research institutes.

    By Li Hao | 2021/10/14 20:52:30
  • Unique exhibit

    A visitor takes a picture of a collection of spices in Fuligong Seed Museum, the first museum in China dedicated to the seeds of wild plants in Kunming, Southwest China's Yunnan Province on Wednesday.

    By Li Hao | 2021/10/13 22:53:39
  • Seeds can be colorful at China's first seed museum

    China's first seed museum has opened at the Biodiversity Demonstration Garden for the COP15 summit in Kunming, Southwest China's Yunnan Province. Thousands of seeds are on display, aiming to show the diversity of seeds, their value for plants, nature and ...

    By Li Hao | 2021/10/13 20:26:04
  • COP15 leaders' summit kicks off in Kunming

    The leaders' summit of the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP15) kicked off on Tuesday in Kunming, Southwest China's Yunnan Province.    Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a keynote speech via video link at ...

    By Li Hao | 2021/10/12 19:08:50
  • Famous elephants

    A video on the activities of a herd of wild Asian elephants that went astray in Southwest China's Yunnan Province in September is shown on a big screen at the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the ...

    By Li Hao | 2021/10/12 0:43:39
  • Art with a message

    The Nature and the City art instllation by UK architect and designer Laurie Chetwood in Kunming, Southwest China's Yunnan Province

    By Li Hao | 2021/10/11 22:58:39
  • UN Biodiversity Summit COP15 kicks off in Kunming, Yunnan

    The UN Biodiversity Conference COP15 kicked off on October 11, 2020, in Kunming, Southwest China's Yunnan Province. The conference is set to reach a new agreement to protect the environment. Photos: Li Hao/GT

    By Li Hao | 2021/10/11 18:20:39
  • Preparation work completed for the upcoming COP15

    The preparation work for the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (COP15) was completed on Sunday in Kunming, Southwest China's Yunnan Province. The COP15 meeting is scheduled to be held from ...

    By Li Hao | 2021/10/10 19:42:41
  • People visit exhibition to commemorate war against US aggression in Korea, following success of movie with the same theme

    As Korean War epic film The Battle at Lake Changjin has swept the Chinese National Day holiday box office, more and more people have come to the Military Museum of The Chinese People's Revolution in Beijing to visit the exhibition ...

    By Li Hao | 2021/10/8 21:53:45
  • Tourists visit Beijing's Wangfujing street on the 1st day of the National Day holidays

    Tourists from across China visit Beijing on the first day of the weeklong National Day holidays that start from Friday. Wangfujing street, one of the city's top destinations, is crowded with people as long queues are seen outside shops and ...

    By Li Hao | 2021/10/1 20:39:10
  • People pay silent tribute and present flowers to deceased national heroes on China's 8th Martyrs Day

    About 1,000 people from all walks of life paid a silent tribute and presented flowers to the heroes who sacrificed their lives for the victory in the War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression, the liberation of the Chinese people and ...

    By Li Hao | 2021/9/30 13:43:18
  • China Science Fiction Convention (CSFC) 2021 kicks off in Beijing

    The China Science Fiction Convention (CSFC) 2021 kicked off at Big Air Shougang in Beijing on Wednesday. A large number of innovative achievements in the fields of new-generation information technology, artificial intelligence and high-end equipment related to the science-fiction industry ...

    By Li Hao | 2021/9/29 18:33:58
  • Autistic children get specialist help at Beijing Stars and Rain Education Institute for Autism

    The Global Times recently visited Beijing Stars and Rain Education Institute for Autism, a local education rehabilitation institute that provides special training and education for autistic children and teenagers. It also supports parents of autistic children in educating their kids.

    By Li Hao | 2021/9/28 23:43:44
  • Opening ceremony for return capsule of Shenzhou-12 manned spaceship held in Beijing

    The opening ceremony for the return capsule of the Shenzhou-12 manned spaceship was held in Beijing on Monday afternoon. Participants and delegations who witnessed the carried items leave the capsule include research institutes of the manned space flight project, companies behind the ...

    By Li Hao | 2021/9/27 17:21:53
  • 10th Beijing Zhihua Temple Music Festival kicks off in Zhihua Temple on Sep 25

    The 10th Zhihua Temple Music Festival is based on the sources that Beijing Zhihua Temple has had in Beijing traditional music, which contains cultural and historical value. The show invited traditional music players from all districts in Beijing, and an ...

    By Li Hao | 2021/9/26 11:38:14
  • Flowerbeds built along Chang'an Avenue to celebrate the upcoming National Day holidays

    Workers on Friday set up flowerbeds along Chang'an Avenue, including a giant flower basket symbolizing “blessings to the motherland” at Tiananmen Square. China is expecting the National Day holiday to start from October 1st. 10 sets of flower decorations cover ...

    By Li Hao | 2021/9/24 23:06:59
  • Education and love for children from migrant families at Dandelion Middle School

    Established in 2005, Dandelion Middle School is Beijing's first fully legal, charitable, non-profit middle school for children from low-income migrant families. It provides them with equal access to quality education. The Global Times recently visited the school and saw a place ...

    By Li Hao | 2021/9/24 12:36:17
  • A glimpse of Beijing wildlife rescue center

    Beijing Wildlife Rescue Center was established in 2001. The rescue of terrestrial wildlife in Beijing is one of the core tasks of the center and 10 people at the center undertake this emergency rescue task. Shi Yang, chief of the ...

    By Li Hao | 2021/9/22 21:17:55
  • The 11th Beijing International Film Festival kicks off

    The 11th Beijing Film Festival kicked off on Tuesday at Beijing Yanqi Lake International Convention and Exhibition Center, surprising guests with comprehensively upgraded services including a cloud-based immersive participation experience, remote transactions, live interaction and online movie viewing.   Nearly 300 ...

    By Li Hao | 2021/9/21 22:55:48
  • Beijing International Film Festival kicks off after one-month delay

    Following a month long postponement due to the pandemic, the 11th Beijing International Film Festival finally kicks off in Beijing on Monday. Over 100 Chinese artists participate in a red carpet ceremony marking the opening of the festival. (Photos: Li ...

    By Li Hao | 2021/9/20 23:40:47
  • Overview of 2021 Beijing Design Expo

    The first phase of the 2021 Beijing Design Expo is being held in the National Agricultural Exhibition Center in Beijing from September 18 to 21. The event has exhibition areas such as IP surge, traditional culture innovation and urban links. ...

    By Li Hao | 2021/9/18 23:45:00
  • Museum holds themed concert to commemorate September 18 Incident

    The themed concert “Remembering the September 18 Incident” was held in the Chinese People's Anti-Japanese War Memorial Hall on Saturday, marking the 90th anniversary of the incident. Many patriotic songs were performed. Many people visited the museum and presented flowers to ...

    By Li Hao | 2021/9/18 16:19:57
  • Exhibition showcasing China's grotto art opens at National Museum of China

    An exhibition showcasing the Dazu Rock carving, a representative of late Chinese grotto art, opened at the National Museum of China on Friday. 82 collections of stone carvings from the 9th to 13th centuries are on display. The Dazu Rock ...

    By Li Hao | 2021/9/18 0:05:00
  • Wanshou Temple repair site open day event held in Beijing

    The Wanshou Temple repair site open day event hosted by the Beijing Municipal Administration of Cultural Heritage and undertaken by Beijing Art Museum and other departments was held in Beijing on Thursday. Photos: Li Hao/GT

    By Li Hao | 2021/9/16 23:11:06
  • 3 most representative bronze tripods of Shang, Zhou dynasties on display for the first time in Beijing

    A special exhibition of bronze tripods of the Shang (1,600 BC-1,046 BC) and Zhou (1,046 BC-221 BC) dynasties was kicked off at the National Museum of China in Beijing on Tuesday, jointly launched by the Shanghai Museum.   Three of the ...

    By Li Hao | 2021/9/14 17:40:38
  • The World Robot Conference 2021 opens in Beijing

    The World Robot Conference 2021 opened in Beijing's E-Town on Friday, displaying more than 500 products for industrial, service, and specialized robots from over 110 enterprises in three exhibition areas.

    By Li Hao | 2021/9/11 12:22:16
  • Off-campus hobby programs boom as authorities help ease school children' burden

    Off-campus hobby programs, such as sports training sessions for football and basketball and computer science classes such as robotic programming have become popular among school children as China's authorities step up efforts to cut their excessive homework and after-school tutoring. ...

    By Li Hao | 2021/9/7 19:46:22
  • Exhibition of female artists and children kicks off at National Art Museum of China

    This year marks the 20th anniversary of the founding of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, an exhibition of female artists and children, which opened at the National Art Museum of China on September 7-21. A total of 54 works and 89 virtual works ...

    By Li Hao | 2021/9/7 14:29:05
  • New exhibits of anti-epidemic and cultural tourism are displayed at CIFTIS

    Today, Sinopharm CNBG firstly brings upgraded COVID-19 vaccines, rapid reagents and other products to the CIFTIS. Cultural exhibits, ice and snow experience and other items are favored by the audience.

    By Li Hao | 2021/9/3 19:48:00
  • China and Russia jointly held an exhibition "The Battle of Stalingrad" on Friday in Beijing

    A special exhibition "The Battle of Stalingrad - symbol of intrepidity and heroism" opened at the Museum of the War of Chinese People's Resistance Against Japanese Aggression in Beijing.

    By Li Hao and Wang Qi | 2021/9/3 19:42:02
  • Professional audience day of 2021 CIFTIS opens on Sep 3 in Beijing

    The professional audience day of the China International Fair for Trade in Services opened on Sep 3, and will last until Sep 4 at Shougang Park, a steel mill-turned cultural and sports complex, in Beijing, the capital of China. From ...

    By Li Hao | 2021/9/3 13:32:40
  • "Two Bombs, One Satellite" exhibition launches in Beijing

    The National Museum of China launched an exhibition themed "Two Bombs, One Satellite" for the first time. "Two bomb, One satellite" refers to China's nuclear bombs, missiles, and man-made satellites that were independently developed by Chinese scientists and engineers from the 1950s to the ...

    By Li Hao | 2021/9/2 17:22:42
  • Glimpse of the China International Fair for Trade in Service Exhibition venue

    The 2021 China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) will open from Sep 2 and last until Sep 7 at the China National Convention Center and Shougang Park in Beijing, with over 10,000 enterprises from 153 countries and regions ...

    By Li Hao | 2021/9/2 15:21:52
  • Beijing schools launch after-class programs as new semester starts on Wed

    Beijing's primary and secondary students started a new school term on September 1. This is also the first school year after the implementation of the 'double reduction' policy to ease the burden on students and parents. Schools in Beijing launched ...

    By Li Hao | 2021/9/1 22:54:51
  • Beijing's primary and secondary school students start new semester on September 1

    GT reporter observed school staff member in Beijing Jingyuan school implementing strict epidemic prevention measures to ensure the health and safety of students. Policies include mask-wearing, checking health codes and nucleic acid reports, temperature checking and information registration. In ...

    By Li Hao | 2021/9/1 12:13:51
  • Exhibition of traditional Chinese arts and crafts kicks off in Beijing

    The "Second National Arts and Crafts Works Exhibition" — the National Museum of China's second invitational exhibition of arts and crafts works — opened to the public on Tuesday at the National Museum of China in Beijing. This exhibition shows nearly ...

    By Li Hao | 2021/8/24 14:13:51
  • Exhibition featuring Egyptian mummies kicks off in Beijing

    A new exhibition featuring Egyptian mummies kicked off at Beijing's World Art Museum at the Chinese Millennium Monument on Sunday with strict epidemic precaution measures including showing a health code, wearing a mask and registering temperature. As one of the ...

    By Li Hao | 2021/8/15 18:07:35
  • Exhibition on archaeological achievements in S. China's Guangzhou held at the National Museum of China

    Over 300 valuable cultural relics from the Qin Dynasty (221BC-206BC) and Han Dynasty (206BC-AD220) excavated in South China's Guangzhou were on display at an archaeological achievement exhibition at the National Museum of China on Tuesday. The exhibited cultural relics include ...

    By Li Hao | 2021/8/10 14:02:47
  • Beijing launches vaccination campaign for 12- to 17-year-olds

    The Shijingshan District of Beijing is actively promoting COVID-19 vaccinations for teenagers aged 12 to 17. At the inoculation site of Pingguoyuan Middle School in Shijingshan District, Beijing, there is a consultation area, registration area, inoculation area, observation area and emergency ...

    By Li Hao | 2021/8/3 16:26:47
  • Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics construction enters the final stage

    After more than 4 years of engineering and construction, 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics venues are in their final phase before completion. Overall, 16 of the 17 venues in Beijing have been completed, with the rest set to be completed in ...

    By Li Hao | 2021/7/30 19:34:30
  • Residents in Zhengzhou lay flowers to mourn the dead in subway station

    Residents in Zhengzhou, Central China's Henan Province laid flowers to mourn the dead in the flooded line 5 subway at the line's Shakou Road exit. On July 20, an unusually heavy rainstorm in Zhengzhou caused 12 deaths in subway line ...

    By Li Hao and Hu Yuwei | 2021/7/25 22:32:08
  • Quanzhou, a museum of the world's religions

    Quanzhou was dubbed "a museum of the world's religions" for its thriving and diverse religious cultures, including Buddhism, Taoism, Islam, Christianity and Catholicism. Religion is an important part of Quanzhou, the newly added World Heritage site.

    By Li Hao | 2021/7/25 19:36:36
  • Relics and heritages testify prosperous industries in ancient Quanzhou, now a World Heritage site

    Dehua county of Quanzhou in East China's Fujian Province was a well-known center for porcelain production, which originated in Tang Dynasty (618-907). Its products, among which the most popular were white porcelain, were exported widely all over the world, from ...

    By Li Hao | 2021/7/25 19:03:33
  • China's historical city Quanzhou enters World Heritage list

    Quanzhou, a historical city in East China's Fujian Province, successfully entered the World Heritage list as "China's World Ocean Trade Center in Song Dynasty (960-1279) and Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368)" on Sunday at the 44th session of World Heritage Committee.

    By Li Hao | 2021/7/25 17:59:36
  • Evacuated residents affected by Henan floods staying in schools-transformed-temporary shelters

    About 1,000 evacuated residents from several villages in the flood battered Xinxiang, central China's Henan Province, have been moved into a primary school which was turned into a temporary shelter as of Sunday afternoon, Global Times reporters learned.

    By Li Hao | 2021/7/25 17:26:02
  • Rescue work underway in Xinxiang, Henan

    Armed police officers, soldiers and rescue teams evacuated people in Xinxiang, Henan Province, from early Saturday morning, after a canal breach flooded nearby villages. Nearly 1,000 people have joined in the rescue work. The villagers have been relocated to temporary ...

    By Li Hao | 2021/7/25 0:01:39
  • Armed police officers work around the clock to fight canal breach

    Affected by heavy rainfall, a breach at a large canal in Xinxiang, Central China's Henan Province, floods nearby villages. Henan armed police officers have been repairing the canal and building dams for 48 consecutive hours. Villagers have been evacuated with ...

    By Li Hao | 2021/7/24 22:26:42