Panmunjom, a truce village straddling the heavily fortified inter-Korean land border, captured the global spotlight on Friday as leaders of South Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) met for a historic summit.
Born in a coffee farmer's family in Pu'er, a tea and coffee growing heartland, Hua Runmei never took a sip of coffee before she moved to another city for her college education.
"Just take a glimpse of this trade fair, we can easily find the tremendous achievement of China's reform and opening-up policy in the past four decades," Val Thompson, an American businessman, said at the 123rd China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair).
He shops in vegetable markets and takes care of his grandson in his spare time, but when Huang Zhenjiang puts on his kungfu robe, he becomes a martial arts master.
According to the Ministry of Commerce, the number of people applying to work overseas has fallen in the past four years, and between 2014 and 2017, the number moving overseas for work fell from 562,000 to 522,000.
A Palace Museum restoration project wins an award, underscoring the importance of research.
About 100 kilometers southwest of Beijing, a new city being built from scratch will be an example of the country's reform and opening-up, and inspire the world at large in decades to come.
Covering about 2,250 square kilometers, the lake and its surrounding area have long been renowned for scenic landscapes and abundant aquatic resources－acclaimed as "the land teaming with fish and rice".
With the onset of spring season, over 346 mountaineers are attempting to climb the world's highest peak Qomolangma on May.
On the western outskirts of Pyongyang, capital of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), a children's paradise is attracting hundreds of foreign visitors each week.