September 1st, Zhan Weiguang gave a lecture sitting on a desk in a classroom of the Seventh Middle School in Luzhou, Sichuan.In the past summer vacation, a public activity called “Ice Bucket Challenge” has set the globe on fire. Teacher Zhan is exactly one of the main characters of this activity, a man with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (abbreviated as ALS). From walking independently to moving with assistance to hardly making any step forward, he has spent almost all his beautiful life time here.
Song Kun, 32 years old from Qingdao, has become the first Chinese female to participate in the whole journey of Clipper Round the World Yacht Race.Clipper Round the World Yacht Race is the most renowned global navigation competition, first organized in 1996. Up to today, it has the voyage experience of more than 1.2 million miles, which has also brought up over 250 navigators the world over. Doubtlessly, it is a hard team sports. It is rare for females to participate in the whole journey.
Zeng Xue, an 18-year-old girl who has just graduated from middle school, donated 33000 Yuan to support 10 classmates to go to college. The money is earned by Zeng Xue. As she is fond of business, she gives up the opportunity to go to college. She said that it was kind of a pity not going to college, therefore, she would like to donate to some poor students to help them realize a college dream.
Performers dressed up in historical costumes parade during Renaissance Festival in Koprivnica, northern Croatia, Aug. 30, 2014. More than a thousand people from nine countries took part in this traditional festival.
The flight attendant uniforms of Xiamen Airlines have changed into purple from blue as the original. From the lightest to the darkest, they show the different positions of flight attendants, namely stewards, chief attendants and cabin managers.
Photo shows a pile of mani stones in Sede Township of Hongyuan County, Ngapa Tibetan-Qiang Autonomous Prefecture of Sichuan Provinces. Mani stones refer to the stones engraved with the six-syllable prayer word "om mani padme hum". In 1920s, the ancestors of local residents migrated from north of Kham to the county, the former of which is a thousand miles away from the latter. The mani stones there, piled up by over 100,000 pieces, are not only a tourist magnet but also of great historic significance to investigate the local civilization.
Photo provided by Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on Aug. 30, 2014 shows top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un meeting with service personnel who participated in the parachuting and striking drill of paratrooper units of the Korean People's Army (KPA).
Mianshan Mountain is the birthplace of national intangible cultural heritage—the Chinese Qingming/Hanshi Festival. It is located in Jiexiu City of central Shanxi Province, 137 kilometers south of Taiyuan and 125 kilometers north of Linfen. The mountain is noted for its natural and cultural scenes, especially for its cultural relics. Visitors can take a five- to seven-day trip to learn about Cold Food culture, Buddhist culture, Taoist culture, military culture or health preservation culture. Covering an area of 75 square kilometers, the mountain is a national scenic spot with 14 tourist areas and 400 attractions.
With such a mesmerizing fantasy in mind, we recommend some of the best seaside moon watching spots in China and abroad.Surrounded by the sea on three sides, modern Qingdao is considered one of the most livable cities in China.The city also features exotic foreign architecture as a remnant of the colonial influence of Germany and Japan.(Photo/China.org.cn)
Paper art exhibit held to embrace Mid-Autumn Festival (1/4)2014-08-29 14:16Ecns.cnWeb Editor:Yao Lan1Girls dressed up as Chang'e (L), goddess of the moon in Chinese folklore, and Yutu, a pet rabbit of Chang'e, show a paper sculpture at an art exhibition themed on Mid-Autumn Festival in a shopping mall of Hong Kong on August 28, 2014. [Photo: China News Service/ Hong Shaokui]