China week in pictures | June 19-25, 2021
A weekly picture selection of other news, events or sights in China...
𝟭. June 20 – Yoga lovers rehearse for a show on International Yoga Day (June 21) in Xiangyang City, Hubei Province.
𝟮. June 23 – Senior women in Chongqing volunteering as "shared-grannies" to help working parents pick up their children from school and accompany with their homework, has gone viral in recent weeks with lots of likes. The first "shared-grannies" volunteering program began in Chengdu, Sichuan province in 2019, taking care of the young and lifting the spirits of older residents.
𝟯. June 25 - 435 km railway track opened between Lhasa and Nyingchi in South-East Tibet autonomous region for Fuxing bullet trains at a speed of 160km/h. it is the first train service in the south-eastern part Tibet Autonomous Region cutting travel times by hours between different cities. The track, built in 6 years, runs for 90% above 3,000 meters height with 47 tunnels and 121 bridges.
𝟰. June 20 – A visitor takes pictures at a photo exhibition, which celebrates the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China, in Beijing, June 20, 2021. The exhibition, jointly held by the Chinese Folklore Photography Association and the Association of Chinese Local Art to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the CPC displayed more than 100 works.
𝟱. June 21 – A set of collector stamps featuring five venues for the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games are released in (I did not know we still had stamps in China 😊).
𝟲. June 19 – More than one billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered across China, according the National Health Commission (NHC).
Picture courtesy : various news sites or own photography