People perform “tai chi” during the launching ceremony of the 12th Handan International Tai Chi Conference in Handan, north China‘s Hebei province. Over 1700 tai chi practitioners from around the world gathered in Handan to attend the International Tai Chi Conference that includes tai chi competitions, seminars and tai chi culture tours, local media reported Read more
Giant panda Hua Ao shakes hands with a breeder across the glass at Yantai Nanshan Park zoo in Shandong province, China. Hua Ao and his mate Qing Feng have finished their three-year sojourn in Yantai and will return to Ya’an Bifeng Gorge breeding base in Sichuan on Tuesday. Read more
A Chinese honour guard prepares for the arrival of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China on Monday.
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A streak of lightning is seen above the skyline of Nanning during a thunderstorm in Guangxi Zhuang, China
A watermelon vendor takes a nap while waiting for customers during a hot day in Beijing
Young participants hold candles as they join tens of thousands of people attending a candlelight vigil at Victoria Park in Hong Kong on Wednesday to mark the 25th anniversary of the June 4th Chinese military crackdown on the pro-democracy movement in Beijing
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Chinese paramilitary police stand guard near Tiananmen Square on Wednesday in Beijing. Twenty-five years ago on this day Chinese troops cracked down on pro-democracy protesters and in the clashes that followed scores were killed and injured.
A child plays among panda sculptures at an installation in Shanghai, China, on Tuesday. About 100 panda models, made of recycled bamboo, were displayed for citizens at a commercial district to highlight environmental protection issues.