President Xi Jinping ordered relevant departments and local governments to ensure high-quality preparation for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games to make it a "remarkable, extraordinary, excellent" event.
China's first high-resolution Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite has passed all its in-orbit tests and is now operational, according to the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense on Monday.
Children dressed up as roosters send gifts to elderly people in Hefei City, capital of east China's Anhui Province, Jan. 24, 2017, to greet the upcoming Spring Festival which falls on Jan. 28.
Red lanterns are set as decorations in Longtan Park in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 24, 2017, to greet the upcoming Spring Festival, or Chinese Lunar New Year, which falls on Jan. 28 this year.
People take part in a winter swimming event in Fushun City, northeast China's Liaoning Province, Jan. 1, 2017.
The White House said Monday that the newly inaugurated U.S. President Donald Trump is open to conducting joint strikes with Russia on Islamic State (IS) terrorists.
Photo taken on Jan. 23, 2017 shows the night scenery of downtown Changsha, capital of central China's Hunan Province. The city is illuminated to greet the upcoming Spring Festival, or the Chinese lunar New Year which falls on Jan. 28 this year.
A worker processes the salt at the renovated Shenhai salt well in Zigong, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Jan. 23, 2017. The salt well, dug in 1835, is believed to be the oldest salt well with a depth of more than 1,000 meters in the world.
Chile is battling the worst forest fires in its history "affecting an area 20 times larger than in 2016," Chilean President Michelle Bachelet said on Twitter Monday.
Citizens and tourists view the lights decoration for the upcoming Chinese lunar new year in Macao, south China, Jan. 23, 2017.