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Man walks by a window display with sign od "Better Together 2021"

A man walks by a window display with the sign “Better Together 2021” in the center of Shanghai. As 2020 draws to a close, citizens are welcoming the new year with 2021 signs all over the streets. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2020/12/16 18:47:16

Workers sift through tons of garbage to find lost college enrolment letter

A careless youngster in Nantong, East China's Jiangsu Province, was lucky to find his lost college enrolment letter in a trash dump thanks to four kind-hearted sanitation workers, reported Guancha.com on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/11 14:53:41

Police fail to unlock suspect's handcuffs, call firefighters for emergency help

A fire station in Northwest China's Shaanxi Province received an emergency call from the local police on Monday, calling for assistance in unlocking a pair of handcuffs from a suspect, The Beijing News reported on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/5 17:48:40

71-year-old farmer passes China's college entrance exams after over 40 years of efforts

A 71-year-old farmer in Huaxian county, Central China's Henan Province, has become the center of a real life inspirational story as he finally passed the national college entrance examinations, or gaokao, after more than 40 years of hard work, reported CCTV on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/27 19:16:29

Newborn black-winged stilt

A newborn black-winged stilt chick swims with its mother in a wetland in Qingdao, East China's Shandong Province, on Tuesday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2020/7/22 19:15:20

Sandals made out of old tires

A 76-year-old man sells sandals that he makes out of old tires in a bazaar in Rizhao, East China's Shandong Province. Some of his customers buy 40 pairs at a time. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2020/7/22 19:12:52

Restaurants in 'Gaokao factory' town ordered to close early to prevent students drinking to excess

The government of Maotanchang in East China's Anhui Province, dubbed China's largest 'Gaokao factory' due to its ability to get students prepared for the national entrance exam, has required restaurants to close by 10:30 pm during the exam period, fearing that "liberated high school graduates" may indulge in over-drinking.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/1 20:07:53

Bracing dip

A hearty swimmer dives into a lake in Lianyungang, East China's Jiangsu Province on Sunday where the temperature was only 2 C. Photo: cnsphoto
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/20 17:43:40

Fearless dancer

A visitor in a traditional Chinese dress dances on a glass bridge that is 300 meters long and 188 meters high, in Youxi county, East China's Fujian Province. Photo: cnsphoto
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/20 17:38:41

Long journey respite

Wei Chuangao and his dog take a break from their 15-hour ride to his hometown in Wuzhou, South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region to celebrate Spring Festival with his family. More than 3,000 people are expected to ride their small motorcycles for great distances to get home in time for Chinese New Year. Photo: cnsphoto
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/19 18:43:41

Well-balanced students

Primary school students ride monocycles as they perform for hundreds of residents of a 1,600-year-old village in Xinyu, East China's Jiangxi Province at the village's Spring Festival gala on Saturday. Photo: cnsphoto
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/19 18:38:41

Cold air, hot spring

Visitors enjoy themselves in a hot spring in Suichuan county, East China's Jiangxi Province on Monday where the temperature was only 7 C. Photo: cnsphoto
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/14 17:23:40

Ice games

Skaters wearing Qing Dynasty (1644–1911) outfits play Bingxi, an ancient winter sport, on a frozen lake in downtown Beijing on Monday. Photo: cnsphoto
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/14 17:18:42

Winter smiles

A driver of an eight-wheeled vehicle wears an embarrassed smile, as five young women in the same winter outfit wave during the ice and snow festival held in Heihe, a China-Russia border city in Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province on Sunday. Photo: cnsphoto
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/13 17:03:42

Almost ready

Rows of fish are hung out to dry under the sun in an ancient town in Tonglin, East China's Anhui Province in advance of the Spring Festival holiday, which begins on Chinese New Year's day on January 25 this year. Photo: cnsphoto
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/13 17:03:41

Far from ugly

A five-day-old cygnet, follows its parent as they search for food in the snow in Handan, North China's Hebei Province. Photo: cnsphoto
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/12 17:58:40

Mickey invasion

Arches of lights in the shape of Mickey Mouse are on display in East China's Shanghai Municipality on Saturday. Photo: cnsphoto
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/12 17:53:40

Four wheels or four legs

An amusement park in the Aba Tibetan, Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, Southwest China's Sichuan Province offers visitors a choice of transportation. Photo: cnsphoto
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/9 17:38:41