Lucky 'panda' scoops $88m lottery jackpot

2011-08-30 10:54:37

A man dressed in a panda outfit to protect his identity holds a sign declaring he won 560 million yuan ($87,752,000) on the lottery at the Zhejiang Provincial Welfare Lottery Center in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang province, Aug 29, 2011.

Summer heat drives mahjong players into cave

2011-08-18 17:22:43

People play mahjong in a cave to avoid summer heat in Tangba village, Chengdu city of Southwest China’s Sichuan province, Aug 17, 2011.

Man's love for pets turns home into a pigsty

2011-08-05 07:43:41

After years of complaining, residents in a community in the city eventually started asking the public for help to resolve a conflict between them and a neighbor who is a pet fanatic.

300 kilograms of coins trouble car deal

2011-08-03 11:38:15

Wang, who is a flour wholesaler, uses a van to transport the seven sacks of coins to buy a car but he cannot drive it home until all the 300-km coins are counted.

It's frog's life for me

2011-08-01 11:33:33

A baby lies on a giant Amazonia water lily at the Chenshan Botanical Garden in Shanghai, July 31, 2011. The garden will allow 10 children below 20 kg to have fun sitting on the lotus receptacle on weekend mornings this month. The Amazonia water lily can hold up 50 kg.

Panda cub born in China's Chengdu panda base

2011-07-29 16:38:50

A 19-year-old giant panda on Sunday gave birth to this year's first cub in the Chengdu Giant Panda Protection and Research Center in southwest Sichuan Province.

Handstand performance attracts citizens in Taipei

2011-07-25 16:57:42

The handstand performance, as one of activities of the Huashan Acrobatics Festival, has attracted people at different ages.

Polar bears keep cool with popsicle treats

2011-07-21 11:11:45

A polar bear couple suck popsicles with satisfaction at Tianjin Polar Aquarium in Tianjin, North China, July 20, 2011. The huge popsicles are specially made with fruits and vegetables frozen inside to help the center's pair of polar bears reduce their body temperatures.

Ancient wedding ceremony a modern hit

2011-07-20 18:34:15

The ancient style wedding ceremony is increasingly popular with post-80s across China, as it enables the newly weds to celebrate their wedding in an innovative way yet with ancient cultural elements.

Unusual spider with human features

2011-07-18 08:37:52

A spider, with a strange body that looks like a human face, is spotted eating a bee on a sunflower by a local resident at his yard in Gaizhou, Northeast China’s Liaoning province on July 16, 2011.

Dogs show in Taipei

2011-07-15 17:44:12

A Jack Russell dog runs during a race at the 2011 Taipei Pet Show inside the Nangang Exhibition Hall in Taipei, Taiwan July 15, 2011. The show will run from Friday to July 18 and has about 130 exhibitors and 600 booths this year.

Cell-phone robot encourages green life

2011-07-14 10:59:06

Mobile phone company Nokia is swapping old phones for movie tickets at post shops in Beijing in a bid to encourage their consumers to start a low-carbon, green life.