The Danjiangkou reservoir on the Hanjiang River, a major tributary of the Yangtze, has stored much more water this year due to the autumn flood, which guarantees the water supply for the south-to-north water diversion project.
Wang Caihong has revitalized the traditional handicraft Yunjian thanks to her deep love of her grandma and the popular products earn her 10,000 yuan ($1,508.58) per month in a neighboring city of Nanyang, Central China's Henan province.
The 9th day of the 9th lunar month is the traditional Chongyang Festival, or Double Ninth Festival, which falls on Oct 28 this year.
Chen Dongxue, a 23-year-old nurse in Fangcheng county, Nanyang, donated her hematopoietic stem cells to a leukemia patient who was more than 1,000 kilometers away in Beijing on Oct 23.
Sanitation workers in Nanyang can wake up each morning safe in the knowledge they have a healthy, hearty breakfast to look forward to – and what's more, it's free.