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China week in pictures | July 3-9, 2021

A weekly picture selection of other news, events or sights in China...

𝟭. July 5 – World’s largest planetarium will be opened later this month. The Shanghai Astrology Museum announced this week that the newly built planetarium will open its doors on July 17. The planetarium is located in the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone Lingang Special Area. It is a branch of the #Shanghai Science and Technology Museum.

𝟮. July 5 - A new pedestrian bridge crossing the Pearl river attracts many tourists and residents in #Guangzhou, capital of #Guangdong province. Officially opened last month, the Haixin Bridge, a unique styled 488m long bridge is expected to become a popular destination with a major role in economic development, culture, business, sightseeing and leisure on both sides of the river.

𝟯. July 6 - A slow loris was seen recently in Mucheng town in Longling county, #Yunnan province. The slow loris is an endangered species under first-class state protection in China. The slow loris mainly inhabits tropical and subtropical forests in Yunnan and #Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.

𝟰. July 3 – Goji berry harvest in #Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region in north-west China. Harvest is early this year due to the hot spring and summer.

𝟱. July 8 – A visitor is massaged by a service robot at the 2021 World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC) in #Shanghai. The 2021 WAIC kicked off July 8 with the theme of "Intelligent Connectivity, Inspirational Cities", promoting global exchange and cooperation, and enhancing the common welfare of mankind.

𝟲. July 9 – Over 700-year-old tomb cluster unearthed in #Shandong province. Archeologists have excavated 12 ancient tombs dating back to the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368) in Shandong’s capital #Jinan.

#china #chinaweekpictures #china2021 #newchina

Picture courtesy : various news sites or own photography

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