- Gordon Dumoulin
China week in pictures | March 26 - April 1, 2022
A weekly picture selection of other news, events or sights in China...
𝟭. March 29 – The largest electric cruise ship, the Yangtze River Three Gorges 1, made its maiden voyage in the Yangtze river in Yichang, #Hubei province, on Tuesday. The 100 meter long cruise ship which can accommodate 1300 tourists is powered with a battery capacity equivalent to about 100 electric cars. It can travel 100 kilometers on a single charge, the equivalent of 530 metric tons of fuel, reducing 1,660 tons of emissions each year.
𝟮. March 31 - Rivers enter the ice flood season in #Heilongjiang province in the north-east of China.
𝟯. March 30 – The Shanghai Pudong New International Expo Center is transformed into a quarantine center amid the COVID-19 outbreak in #Shanghai.
𝟰. March 31 – Chuxiong-Dali Expressway in #Yunnan province officially opened to traffic. Road travel from the provincial capital #Kunming to Dali now only takes about 2.5 hours.
𝟱. March 27 – Thousands of Tibetan antelopes grazing in Gerze County in the north-west of #Tibet Autonomous Region.
𝟲. March 31 – Over 5 million people on Thursday night joined a "virtual disco dance" with many Shanghai residents participating and sending best wishes before the city starts a second phase of closed-loop management from 3 am on Friday.
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