Day in pictures
Players struggle hard in Euro-Asia all stars table tennis tournament in Beijing, China, Aug. 26, 2009. [Xinhua]
Day in pictures: Aug. 27
First-class stamps which champion the different Olympic and Paralympic sports at the London 2012 Games have been unveiled. Each stamp is designed by a leading artist. The first set of ten stamps go on sale on October 22. Artists are designing images of another 20 sports for stamps that will go on sale in 2010 and 2012.Aquatics is illustrated with an image of a diver by Julian Opie.[]
Day in pictures: Aug. 26
Participants pose during the Christopher Street Day parade in Stuttgart August 2, 2009. Several thousand demonstrators took part in the annual CSD parade in the German capital to demonstrate for the rights of all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and transsexual people. [China Daily]
Day in pictures: Aug. 25
Bill Dan's rock balancing works []
Day in pictures: Aug. 24
Day in pictures: Aug. 22
Actress Zhou Xun (R, front) and Vivian Hsu (L, front) donate with other performers during a television fundraiser in Beijing, capital of China, on Aug. 20, 2009. A star-studded television fundraiser on the Chinese mainland on Thursday raised more than 310 million yuan (about 45 million U.S. dollars) for victims of Taiwan's deadliest typhoon in half a century. [Xinhua]
Day in pictures: Aug. 21
Ji Wei (C) of China competes in the first round of Men's 110M Hurdles in the 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics in Berlin, Germany, Aug. 19, 2009. Ji Wei was qualified to the next round with 13.51 seconds.
Day in pictures: Aug. 20
Spain's Marta Dominguez (left), competes in the Women's 3000m Steeplechase at the World Athletics Championships in Berlin on Monday, Aug. 17, 2009. Dominguez won the gold medal with 9:07:32. [Xinhua]
Day in pictures: Aug. 19
Photo taken on Aug. 16, 2009 shows the night scenery of the ancient town of the Yi ethnic group, in Chuxiong Yi Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Yunnan Province.
Day in pictures: Aug. 18
Performers play dragon dance during a parade in south China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), on Aug. 16, 2009. A total of 60 teams performed dragon, lion and unicorn dance during the parade on Sunday to welcome the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China in October.
Day in pictures: Aug. 17
Children pose for a photo with people dressed as cartoon characters from the famous cartoon series 'Pleasant Goat and Big Big Wolf' at the book fair at the Shanghai Exhibition Center in Shanghai, east China, on Aug. 13, 2009. Opened here on Thursday, the week-long 2009 Shanghai Book Fair would attract about 470 publishers and feature over 300 cultural events.
Day in pictures: Aug. 14
Miss Tourism candidates take a tour around Tusicheng, a folk culture zone of Enshi City in central China's Hubei Province, Aug. 12, 2009. Forty-one contestants participating in the final of 2009 Miss Tourism Queen International took a tour in Enshi City on Wednesday and took part in charity activities during their stay.
Day in pictures: Aug. 13
Wu Liwen, won the Miss Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur in May 30.
Day in pictures: Aug. 12
Local people enjoy their time at Victory plaza in downtown Anshan, where Anshan Iron and Steel Group Corporation (Angang) is located, northeast China's Liaoning Province, Aug. 1, 2009. As one of the most important iron and steel producing base in China, Angang has been growing up with the nation since it was set up in 1949. The major logistics supplier provided steel for the country's early domestic development. Along with the development of the giant corporation, Anshan city formed a developing system, which was predominanted by iron and steel production and assisted by various kinds of industries. In the meantime, the city made great effort in revegetation, to balance between the ecological construction and the economy development.
Day in pictures: Aug. 11
A Barbie doll is on display at the Barbie show in Changchun, capital of northeast China's Jilin Province, Aug. 8, 2009. The world famous Barbie dolls celebrated its 50th birthday this year with a global tour exhibition. [Xinhua]
Day in pictures: Aug. 10
Baby Squirrel Monkey Loki clings to his stuffed duck after feeding time at Taronga Zoo in Sydney January 19, 2006. Named Loki after the Norse God of Mischief, the infant primate has been raised by hand after his mother died soon after birth. Loki, native to South America, is part of the Zoo's breeding programme.[Xinhua/Reuters]
Day in pictures: Aug. 7
Models walk on a three dimensional visual effect painting at Meilongzhen plaza in Shanghai, east China, Aug. 5, 2009. The 3D painting with the theme of the Shanghai World Expo is made by Edgar Müller. [Xinhua]
Day in pictures: Aug. 6
Pet dog 'ET' deserved to be called the ugliest dog in Britain because it has head like a dwarf mongoose and a spot filled body like a spotted pig. [CRI]
Day in pictures: Aug. 5
U.S. President Barack Obama (R) meets with Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the Emir of Kuwait, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, pledging to further cooperation with the gulf Arab country, August 3, 2009. [Xinhua/Reuters]
Day in pictures: Aug. 4
Singer Madonna performs during her Sticky and Sweet tour at the Dvortsovaya square in St. Petersburg August 2, 2009. [Xinhua/Reuters]
Day in pictures: Aug. 3
Actresses perform during a fishermen's festival in Lingao, a county of south China's Hainan Province, July 30, 2009. A festival was held here on Thursday as the midsummer moratorium on fishing in the South China Sea was ending. [Xinhua]
Day in pictures: Jul. 31
File photo shows Zhuo Lin (R) poses with her husband Deng Xiaoping in the Taihang Mountains, after they married in Yan'an. Zhuo Lin, a former consultant of the Central Military Commission General Office and widow of China's late leader Deng Xiaoping, died of illness at 12:30 p.m. July 29 after medical treatment failed in Beijing, at the age of 93. [Xinhua]
Day in pictures: Jul. 30
Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan (L), special representative of Chinese President Hu Jintao, holds a basketball presented by the U.S. President Barack Obama as a gift in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, on July 28, 2009. [Xinhua]
Day in pictures: Jul. 29
Japan's main opposition Democratic Party leader Yukio Hatoyama announces his party's policy manifesto during a news conference in Tokyo July 27, 2009. Signboard reads 'Conduct government-change election'. The Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) officially unveiled its manifesto for the Aug. 30 general election Monday, highlighted by pledges to raise people's livelihood, eliminate bureaucracy and wasteful spending, as well as more pragmatic foreign policies. [Xinhua/Reuters]
Day in pictures: Jul. 28
A contestant attends the final round of the Hainan division of the pageant Miss Asia 2009 in Haikou, capital of south China's Hainan Province, on July 26, 2009. [Xinhua]
Day in pictures: Jul. 27
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