Sun, October 03, 2010

61th Anniversary of People's Republic of China

20th Taiyuan chrysanthemum show greets National Holidays

Tourists visit the 20th Taiyuan chrysanthemum show in Taiyuan, capital of north China's Shanxi Province, on Oct. 3, 2010. Full story

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In the mood for National Day

Flowers will form the shape of a huge peony in the center of Tiananmen Square.

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2010-10-02 10:05:45 GMT Xinhua English Hong Kong, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- A total of 380,793 people entered Hong Kong through various checkpoints Friday, which coincided with the 61st anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, according to statistics provided by the city's Immigration Department Saturday.

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Chinese celebrate National Day with pride, passion

2010-10-01 09:04:04 GMT Xinhua English BEIJING, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Chinese people celebrated another year of achievements Friday when they marked the 61st anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China with pride and passion.

20th Taiyuan chrysanthemum show greets National Holidays

2010-10-03 10:30:24 GMT Xinhua English Tourists visit the 20th Taiyuan chrysanthemum show in Taiyuan, capital of north China's Shanxi Province, on Oct. 3, 2010.

Group wedding ceremony on National Day

2010-10-02 07:43:16 GMT Xinhua English Brides and Bridegrooms walk to a group wedding ceremony in Lu'an, east China's Anhui Province, Oct. 1, 2010. People in Lu'an held a group wedding ceremony for ten newly-wed couples on the national day holiday.

Amusement park in Beijing attracts tourists worldwide on National Day

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An actress from Russia dances in Shijingshan Amusement Park in Beijing, capital of China, Oct. 1, 2010. Friday is the first day of the national day holidays in China, a series of activities has been carried out in the amusement park to attract tourists. (Xinhua/Li Jundong)

National flag-raising ceremony held at Potala Palace Square in Lhasa

2010-10-01 09:10:24 GMT Xinhua English Photo taken on Oct. 1, 2010 shows national flags flying over a street of Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. More than 3,000 people attended the national flag-raising and national anthem-singing ceremony at the Potala Palace Square in Lhasa on Oct. 1, 2010, marking the 61st anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.

More people packing as travel bug bites

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Step back in time at Cuandixia village

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