A Chinese woman performs as others sing patriotic songs to celebrate the up-coming 90th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China in Beijing. China will celebrate the anniversary on July 1.
As post-tsunami rebuilding gets under way, government seeks to create a model of 'green' planning.
Support centers that offer activities are part of plans by Japan's government and aid agencies to head off isolation among the elderly struggling in the wake of the March tsunami.
This new highly fuel efficient boat might just be a saving grace for Japan's fishing industry, as the price of fuel threatens to put small fishermen out of business.