Weekly Photos: July 25 - 31

Updated: 2011-08-01 13:37


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Weekly Photos: July 25 - 31

Gaint panda Xinxin bites a board after finishing a "birthday cake" in Macao, South China, July 26, 2011. Xinxin spent the 3-year-old birthday here Tuesday. [Photo/Xinhua]

Weekly Photos: July 25 - 31

A car is submerged by rain waters in downtown Beijing, July 26, 2011. A series of rain-triggered mudslides ravaged the suburban Miyun county in northeastern Beijing, killing two people and causing a direct economic loss of 550 million yuan ($85 million). [Photo/Xinhua]


Double vision

Prosperous Hangzhou banks on creative energies to bridge traditional and modern sectors

Minding matters
A touch of glass
No longer going by the book

European Edition


Carrier set for maiden voyage

China is refitting an obsolete aircraft carrier bought from Ukraine for research and training purposes.

Pulling heart strings

The 5,000-year-old guqin holds a special place for both european and Chinese music lovers

Fit to a tea

Sixth-generation member of tea family brews up new ideas to modernize a time-honored business

Going the distance
Turning up the heat
Ciao, Yao