China week in pictures | May 29-June 4, 2021
A weekly picture selection of other news, events or sights in China...
𝟭. June 1 - Students at a senior high school in Guanyun county, #Jiangsu province, study in the evening to prepare for the gaokao, China’s national college entrance exam from 7-9 June.
𝟮. May 29 – Mount Emei, a UNESCO World Heritage site in #Sichuan province, has reopened its highest peak, 3,099 meter Wanfo Summit, also known as the summit of 1,000 Buddhas, after 15 years maintenance works.
𝟰. June 3 – #Zhengzhou, capital of #Henan province and pilot for sponge city construction managed to both mitigate waterlogging and save drinking water at the same time with reclaimed water collection and recycling technologies.
𝟱. May 31 – 15 wild Asian elephants have left their home in Xishuangbanna National Nature Reserve in #Yunnan province marching north. The herd has been traveling for more than 400km, in the direction of #Kunming, Yunnan’s capital. Nobody knows why 😊.
𝟲. June 2 - Villagers at Guojiawan village in #Guizhou province, take part in a Zongzi making competition. Zongzi is a traditional food for the Dragon Boat Festival, which will fall on June 14 this year.
Picture courtesy : various news sites or own photography