Li Hao
Photographer, Beijing
Li Hao is a photographer covering China’s social transformation and its impact on different groups, such as migrant workers.
  • Yiwu, the world's largest distribution center for Christmas supplies

    Photos show a company in Yiwu, East China's Zhejiang Province, that manufactures Christmas trees. It has just completed its export order for 2023 and has already started its production plan for next year's Christmas. Currently, Yiwu is the world's most ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/12/5 23:27:48
  • Yiwu embraces bustling Christmas season

    This year's Christmas season has proven to be a bustling time for Christmas vendors in Yiwu, East China's Zhejiang Province. With the resumption of international travel, Yiwu International Trade Market has attracted a larger number of retailers and a more ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/12/4 22:38:33
  • China issues 'five-star card' for foreign permanent residents

    China's foreign permanent resident ID card, known as the “five-star card,” is officially issued and put into use on Friday. A total of 50 foreigners from more than 20 countries including the US, UK, Germany and Russia, received the first ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/12/1 11:22:51
  • Green agriculture exhibition held at China International Supply Chain Expo

    The first China International Supply Chain Expo (CISCE) entered its second day on Wed. The exhibition area for green agriculture featured green agricultural means of production, smart agriculture, planting, breeding and processing, and geographical indication products and services.

    By Li Hao | 2023/11/29 21:03:34
  • Dreams come true as young choristers from Xizang shine in Beijing

    “A path in the sky winds through the clouds, here lies Beijing, and there, the snowy mountains...” A children's choir from the snowy highlands of Southwest China's Xizang Autonomous Region recently brought their beautiful singing to the capital, Beijing.

    By Shan Jie and Li Hao | 2023/11/29 1:02:09
  • Smart vehicle exhibition held at China International Supply Chain Expo

    The first China International Supply Chain Expo with the theme of "Connecting the world for a shared future," hosted by the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), kicked off at the China International Exhibition Center (Shunyi Hall), ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/11/28 22:28:38
  • Dream moment: Young singers from Xizang shine in Beijing

    The young singers of the Qomolangma Children's Choir participated in the recording of a music program at China Central Television in Beijing on November 24, 2023. The choir was established in Xigaze, Southwest China's Xizang Autonomous Region, in 2020. This ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/11/24 23:03:18
  • The exhibition of diplomatic gifts received by Chinese leaders

    Visitors view exhibits at the Central Gifts and Cultural Relics Management Centre in Beijing during the Exhibition of Diplomatic Gifts Received by China's Leaders on November 22, 2023. The exhibition displayed over 670 representative gifts given and received by Chinese ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/11/22 17:51:21
  • Sanxingdui the Musical takes center stage in Beijing

    Sanxingdui the Musical recently captivated audiences at the Beijing Tianqiao Performing Arts Center Grand Theater. Spectators were transported into the intricate and vibrant world of the ancient Shu civilization as the stage unfolded its magnificent charm. The production team meticulously ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/11/18 1:13:17
  • Exhibition on 'Our Common Home – A Miracle of Nature' kicks off at the National Museum of China

    The exhibition, "Our Common Home – A Miracle of Nature," is now open to the public at the National Museum of China in Beijing. With a focus on vibrant animals, the exhibition highlights the current situation of Chinese fauna and ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/11/16 17:52:23
  • Food, agricultural products exhibition area particularly popular at CIIE

    The food and agricultural products exhibition area at the 6th China International Import Expo is particularly popular with visitors. This year, it has attracted nearly 2,000 food enterprises from over a hundred countries and regions. The exhibition area covers nearly ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/11/9 0:03:42
  • Expanded Chinese Pavilion showcases unprecedented scale, diverse exhibits

    At the sixth China International Import Expo, the Chinese pavilion has been upgraded and expanded, with the exhibition area increasing from the previous 1,500 square meters to 2,500 square meters, making it the largest ever. From major national equipment to ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/11/7 23:33:16
  • Enterprises from the BRI partner countries take part in 6th CIIE

    This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and the sixth year of the China International Import Expo (CIIE). Over the past six years, the CIIE has become an important platform for more and more ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/11/7 15:58:22
  • US food companies show up at CIIE, eyeing the Chinese market

    Large crowds visit the American Food and Agriculture Pavilion at the CIIE that features 17 exhibitors showcasing American agricultural products ranging from meat, almonds and cheese to wine and health supplements, on November 6, 2023. US Ambassador to China Nicholas ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/11/6 23:21:10
  • Global semiconductor companies arrive at the sixth CIIE in full force

    Global semiconductor companies arrived at the sixth CIIE in full force on Monday, November 6, 2023. Industry players including Samsung, Intel, Qualcomm, and ASML, which have attended the CIIE many times, all attended this edition of events. US companies, including ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/11/6 23:19:02
  • HKSAR Chief Executive visits the 6th China International Import Expo

    On the afternoon of November 5, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR)'s Chief Executive, John Lee Ka-chiu, attended the 6th China International Import Expo. During his visit, Lee also took the opportunity to explore the booths of Hong Kong companies ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/11/5 20:41:28
  • Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic visits China International Import Expo

    On the afternoon of November 5, Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic visited the Serbian National Pavilion at the 6th China International Import Expo. Photos: Li Hao/GT

    By Li Hao | 2023/11/5 19:04:49
  • Press corps gather at CIIE media center for annual opening

    The 6th China International Import Expo(CIIE) will be held from November 5 to 10 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai). Journalists from home and abroad gathered at the media center to report the opening ceremony on Sunday. During ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/11/5 11:26:20
  • Preparations in full swing for CIIE

    Preparation works are in full swing as the 6th China International Import Expo (CIIE) is expected to open on November 5, 2023. This year's CIIE will welcome guests from 154 countries, regions, and international organizations, attracting over 3,400 exhibitors and ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/11/4 18:20:35
  • Flying Tigers veterans visit Museum of the War of Chinese People's Resistance Against Japanese Aggression in Beijing

    Flying Tigers veterans and their family members attend a ceremony to mark the 80th anniversary of the US 14th Air Force's participation in China's war of resistance against Japanese invaders, at the Museum of the War of Chinese People's Resistance ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/10/30 18:49:21
  • Qing Dynasty engravings exhibition held at Palace Museum

    Based on the organization, protection, and research of the museum's collection of engravings, the Palace Museum has opened the "Engravings Hall" within the Hall of Great Harmony and simultaneously held an exhibition of Qing Dynasty palace engraving relics, displaying over ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/10/30 18:33:12
  • 1st International Intangible Cultural Heritage Exhibition held in Beijing

    The 1st Beijing International Intangible Cultural Heritage Week and International Intangible Cultural Heritage Exhibition were held at the National Agricultural Exhibition Center in Beijing on October 24. Nearly 500 intangible cultural heritage projects and more than 3,000 exhibits and artworks ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/10/24 17:34:39
  • 5 bronze animal heads together in Yuanmingyuan for first time in 163 years

    A set of bronze heads from the 12 Chinese zodiac animal statues at the Old Summer Palace, or Yuanmingyuan, are now on display at a special exhibition inside the ruins park. In cooperation with the Poly Art Museum, this is the ...

    By Lou Kang and Li Hao | 2023/10/22 22:08:51
  • China-Central and Eastern European Countries Arts Carnival kicked off in Beijing

    The third China-Central and Eastern European Countries Culture and Arts Carnival is held at Beijing's Chaoyang Park from October 20 to 22, 2023. The carnival has invited a number of arts groups from nine Central and Eastern European countries, including ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/10/21 23:48:42
  • International Sports Carnival held in Beijing

    The International Sports (Beijing) Carnival 2023 is held on October 21-22 at the Canal Cultural Square in Tongzhou district, Beijing. With the theme of "Sports Without Boundaries, Connecting the World," the carnival aims to showcase cutting-edge global sports fashion brands, ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/10/21 23:09:07
  • Archaeological study tour held in Beijing

    A family archaeology study tour is held at the ruins of ancient city of Luxian in Tongzhou District, Beijing, on October 21, 2023. The excavation of the ancient city began in 2016. Families can visit the excavation site and experience ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/10/21 22:20:31
  • GT on the spot: Day-2 at the 134th session of Canton Fair on October 16

    Foreign buyers are attracted by Chinese new-energy vehicles are put on display at the Canton Trade Fair, South China's Guangdong Province. New exhibition halls for #NEVs were opened at the 133rd session held in April and May, as NEV exports ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/10/16 16:47:39
  • The 134th Session of China Import and Export Fair: Breaking records in scale and product innovation

    The 134th Session of the China Import and Export Fair is being held from October 15 to November 4 in Guangzhou. The Fair has set a new record in terms of exhibition scale. With over 4,900 participating companies, it marks ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/10/15 15:59:33
  • Guangzhou ready for Canton Fair, one of China's biggest trade expos

    Exhibition halls in Guangzhou, South China's Guangdong Province, are prepared to welcome global buyers on October 14, 2023, one day before the 134th session of the Canton Fair. As of Thursday, more than 100,000 buyers from 215 countries and regions ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/10/14 20:51:43
  • Beijing Daxing International Airport achieves milestone with 30 million annual passenger trips

    As of October 11, Beijing Daxing International Airport has surpassed 30 million annual passenger throughput, marking a milestone. Since its inauguration, the airport has handled over 84.55 million passenger trips and 570,000 tons of cargo, including 1.4 million international and ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/10/11 16:37:41
  • Exhibition showcasing works of Chinese masters opens in Beijing

    An exhibition featuring works by 100 Chinese masters who have made outstanding contributions to Chinese civilization in the 20th century opens at the National Museum of China in Beijing on September 28, 2023. The exhibition includes paintings created by Qi ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/9/29 0:35:06
  • Play inspired by terracotta warriors on stage at National Museum of China

    A play inspired by the exquisite terracotta warriors in the collection of the National Museum of China is being presented at the museum's theatre from September 26 to 28. Terracotta warriors from different dynasties and industries come to life in ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/9/29 0:16:39
  • Beijing Capital International Airport to welcome upcoming Golden Week holidays

    According to data predictions, it is estimated that during the eight-day Golden Week holiday, approximately 1.33 million passengers will be transported at Beijing Capital International Airport, with an average of 166,200 passengers per day. A total of 8,859 flights will ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/9/26 19:00:11
  • Valuable merchandise

    A saleswoman exhibits the exclusive merchandise items featuring the 19th Asian Games main torch tower's design on September 25, 2023. Four such items are unveiled, with each set including limited edition numbers, certificates and anti-counterfeiting labels. Photo: Li Hao/GT

    By Li Hao | 2023/9/25 23:59:39
  • Merchandise featuring the 19th Asian Games main torch tower unveiled

    The lighting ceremony of the main torch tower for the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, has wowed the world. Four exclusive merchandise items, featuring the tower's design, were unveiled on September 25, the only licensed products of the ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/9/25 17:55:15
  • Huge flower basket adorns Tian'anmen Square to celebrate China's National Day

    On September 25, an 18-meter-tall flower basket display was officially unveiled at the Tiananmen Square to celebrate China's National Day on October 1. Additionally, 10 meticulously designed three-dimensional flower beds were arranged and completed along the Chang'an Avenue. Photos: ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/9/25 17:50:54
  • Archaeological open day at Tranquil Site of Old Summer Palace

    On Sep 24, the Beijing Archaeological Institute organized an Open Day at Tranquil Site, the Old Summer Palace, or Yuanmingyuan, in Beijing. Part of the city's 2023 Science Carnival, it welcomed 25 visitors to engage with experts, witness excavations and ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/9/24 16:59:21
  • 2023 Beijing Great Wall Cultural Festival kicks off in Beijing

    On the evening of September 23, a magnificent Mid-Autumn Poetry Gala took place at the foot of the Juyongguan Great Wall in Changping, Beijing. As the main event of the 2023 Beijing Great Wall Cultural Festival held at Juyongguan, the ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/9/24 1:27:38
  • Harvest activities held at Beijing's Temple of Agriculture to raise public awareness on agriculture

    Local residents experience harvesting at Beijing's Temple of Agriculture, an annual harvest festival held by the Beijing Ancient Architecture Museum on September 23. The festival aims to promote China's outstanding traditional culture and encourage the public to pay attention to ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/9/23 17:34:13
  • Chinese youths commemorate 92nd Anniversary of the 'September 18th Incident' with a visit to memorial sites

    92 years ago today, the "September 18 Incident" erupted, marking the beginning of Japan's full-scale invasion of China and 14 years of atrocities perpetrated by the Japanese army on Chinese civilians. On September 18, 2023, nearly 30 young individuals from ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/9/18 17:40:28
  • Exhibition in Beijing to mark National Science Popularization Day

    The main event for National Science Popularization Day will be held at Shougang Park in Beijing from September 16 to 24. The exhibition will showcase a variety of scientific and technological breakthroughs, including intelligent manufacturing, lunar exploration programs, and smart ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/9/15 20:49:41
  • World Winter Sports Expo opens in Beijing

    The World Winter Sports (Beijing) Expo 2023 kicks off at the Shougang Park in Beijing's Shijingshan district on September 15, 2023. This year's Expo features eight main exhibition areas, including the winter and alpine technology zone, the Olympic heritage display ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/9/15 17:49:22
  • Exhibition on Song Dynasty rubbings to open at the Palace Museum

    From September 16 to November 5, 2023, the Palace Museum and the Chinese University of Hong Kong will jointly present an exhibition showcasing Song Dynasty rubbings at the Palace Museum in Beijing. The exhibition features a total of 65 exhibits, ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/9/15 17:41:24
  • The exhibition "Learn from the Past and Know the Future: China's Archaeological Achievements in the New Era" opens to the public on Thursday at the National Museum of China

    This exhibition focuses on the annual top ten archaeological discoveries nationwide since 2012 and pulls together and systematically displays nearly 400 latest archaeological finds from 43 cultural or archaeological institutions across the country. (Photos: Li Hao/GT)

    By Li Hao | 2023/9/14 21:12:56
  • Students celebrate Teachers' Day with thematic activities at the Beijing Imperial Examination Plaque Museum

    September 10 marks Teachers' Day in China. In order to promote the tradition and social fashion of respecting teachers, the Beijing Imperial Examination Plaque Museum held a special event titled "Sense of Grace, Praise Teacher Soul." Teachers and students dressed ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/9/10 22:23:45
  • The Temple of Earth and Me book fair kicks off in Beijing

    The Temple of Earth and Me book fair kicked off in Beijing on Friday. The book fair has a total exhibition area of 15,000 square meters, with 350 exhibition booths divided into eight special areas displaying high-quality books from 208 ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/9/8 16:28:56
  • It's a deal!

    A merchant makes a deal with a collector during the Beijing China Art International Fair in Beijing Antique City on September 7, 2023. Kicking off earlier that day, the fair attracts merchants and collectors from around the world. 

    By Li Hao | 2023/9/8 0:06:10
  • The Beijing China Art International Fair kicks off, attracting global merchants, collectors

    The Beijing China Art International Fair kicked off on Thursday morning in Beijing Antique City, attracting merchants and collectors from around the world. The fair, which will run until September 30, features a range of activities including exhibitions, auctions, seminars, ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/9/7 19:23:27
  • International exhibitors participate in CIFTIS

    Since its establishment, the China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) has attracted over 600,000 exhibitors from 196 countries and regions. Delegations from 83 countries and international organizations are attending this year's exhibition in Beijing starting September 2, 2023. ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/9/2 21:58:55
  • CIFTIS opens in Beijing

    The 2023 China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) opens in Beijing on September 2, 2023. The venue at Shougang Park features an innovative service showcase experience area and nine main thematic sections, including cultural and tourism services, health ...

    By Li Hao | 2023/9/2 20:07:07