Fire hits residential building in Beijing

2013-03-09 17:40:27

A fire broke out at a residential building in Chaoyang District, Beijing, March 9, 2013. Nobody was injured in the fire that scared residents out of their houses. Police suspected the fire was caused by the inflammable garbage dumped near the building.

Wen Jiabao's decade of diplomacy photo album

2013-03-07 15:26:23

Wen Jiabao's decade of diplomacy photo album

People around world mourn Hugo Chavez

2013-03-06 14:58:47

Supporters of Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez react to the announcement of his death.

Photos: Wen delivers govt work report 2004-2012

2013-03-05 08:59:26

Photos: Wen delivers government work report

Slide: Tattoo expo in Monterrey

2013-03-03 14:37:34

Slide: Tattoo expo in Monterrey

Wedding dress show held in Shanghai

2013-03-03 07:35:38

A wedding dress show was held by Guo Pei, the owner of the flagship store "Chinese Bride" and also a prominent designer who has created ceremonial dresses for both the CCTV Spring Festival Gala and the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Slide: Snake Town in East China

2013-02-23 17:43:48

Residents of Zisiqiao village, also known as "Snake Town", raise over 3 millions snakes a year whose meat is sold to food manufacturers and their venom to pharmaceutical companies

Nation ready to celebrate Lantern Festival

2013-02-23 17:18:05

Nation ready to celebrate Lantern Festival

World Press Photo award winners

2013-02-17 10:15:51

The prize-winning entries of the World Press Photo Contest 2013, the world's largest annual press photography contest, were announced on February 15, 2013.

Slide: Blistering -25 C workout for 77-year-old

2013-02-06 16:47:27

With the temperature dipping to a bone-chilling -25 C, retired teacher Gao Yinyue, dressed only in shorts, completes his morning exercise routine in the blistering cold that would leave most youngsters quivering in fear.

Photos: Spring Festival around the world

2013-01-30 20:41:12

The 2013 Lunar New Year, or Spring Festival, will begin on February 10 and marks the start of the Year of the Snake.

Slide: Animals around the world

2013-01-22 21:15:29

Slide: Animals around the world