The organization committee of China International Optoelectronic Expo (CIOE) announced that the 8th CIOE is to be launched on Nov 2 at the Science and Technology Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wuhan, Hubei province. The expo will last four days.
A cold spell started sweeping over Central China on Saturday and will continue moving east over the next three days, bringing an end to the recent fog, said China's meteorological authorities on Sunday.
Chu Yongming, 58, teaches Tujia language to students in a class in Baifusi primary school in Laifeng county, Enshi Tujia and Miao autonomous prefecture in Central China's Hubei province, Oct 20, 2011. [Photo/Xinhua]
It is not often that diplomats and visiting dignitaries include Wuhan on their China itinerary. So when Gary Locke, the US ambassador to China, chose Wuhan as his first port of call after taking up office in August, many people were surprised.