The circle of friends of Tencent's Wechat promotes its first advertisement of a New Year Greeting picture from the Coca-Cola Company on January 25, 2015.
Andy Murray of Britain beat Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria 3-1 in the fourth round of men's singles at the Australian Open in Melbourne.
The China 8th International Steam Locomotive Fair opens in Diaobingshan city on Saturday. The nostalgic event attracts thousands of tourists from over the world.
China's Zhang Ze teamed with Taiwan's Kai-Chen Chang, to stun reigning champions Jean-Julien Rojer and Anna-Lena Groenefeld in the mixed doubles at the Australia Open.
The way the braided beard of Egyptian Pharaonic masterpiece King Tutankhamun's mask was glued back on random and lacking scientific standards.
One tourist was killed and another four were injured by a large piece of ice at a scenic spot in Lantian county, northwest China's Shaanxi province on Saturday afternoon, according to local news website huash.cn.
Holders Arsenal won through to the last 16 of the FA Cup with a hard-fought 3-2 victory away to Brighton and Hove Albion on Sunday as West Ham and Aston Villa also avoided the embarrassment of becoming the latest Premier League clubs to be knocked out by lower league opposition.
Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras admitted defeat to Radical Left SYRIZA party on Sunday evening after the announcement of the first official results of the critical general elections.
Yuan Xiong, a management official at the Brilliant City residential community in Putuo District, teaches a Russian family the art of chunlian, a type of good luck message written to celebrate the Chinese New Year. The event was held to give expats living in the community a better insight into local traditions and culture. This year’s Spring Festival falls on February 19.
Provincial regions and cities in China are holding their annual conferences of law makers and political advisers. To inform our readers of the latest changes in various parts of the country, China Daily is reporting on some of these conferences.
More than 30 people joined in the event on the Tianmen Mountain at 1,518 meters above sea level, with temperatures registering zero degrees Celsius. The challengers, clad in swimsuits, have to receive at least 6 buckets of ice water while standing in a box full of ice cubes.
Photo taken on Jan 24, 2015 shows plum blossom at the botanic garden of Hangzhou, capital of East China's Zhejiang province. The temperature of Hangzhou reached 24 degrees Celsius Saturday, the highest of this winter.
A frontier inspection police officer helps two fishermen to return a huge turtle to the sea yesterday in the port city of Changle, south China’s Fujian Province. Thegiant reptile, measuring more than a meter in length and weighing about 50 kilograms, was accidentally caught in a fishing net earlier the same day. Sea turtles are protected under state law.
A soccer match to coincide with the 2015 AFC Asian Cup was held in Yuncheng, Shanxi province. The game attracted dozens of local amateurs, most of whom shared the same dream when they were younger - to became professionals and even join the national team.
Standing at a height of 632 meters (121 floors above ground and five underground), Shanghai Tower, a new landmark in Shanghai's financial hub, Lujiazui, alongside the Huangpu River, is expected to open in mid-2015.
Lhasa, capital city of Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, has entered the worship season. Buddhists from across Tibet come to the Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple for worship.
Many migrant workers from rural China head to urban cities in search of jobs. Some take their wives with them, but statistics show that 47 million married women remain behind, caring for children, doing housework as well as farming.