- Gordon Dumoulin
China week in pictures | November 20-26, 2021
A weekly picture selection of other news, events or sights in China...
𝟭. November 26 – A bridge connecting the cities of Kaiyang and Weng'an in #Guiyang Province has been completed and scheduled to open next month. The Kaizhou Lake Grand Bridge is 1,257 meters long with a main span of 1,100 meters. The bridge will shorten the travel time between the two cities to about 45 minutes from a previous 2 hours and 45 minutes.
𝟮. November 20 – Silk Road Ski Resort in #Urumqi , #Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. The resort opened after snowfalls in recent weeks. Skiing is becoming increasingly popular nationwide.
𝟯. November 20 – The second-phase project of Meilan International Airport in #Haikou, #Hainan province has been completed and is scheduled to begin operations on December 2.
𝟰. November 22 – Researchers from the National Forestry and Grassland Administration announced the discovery a group of wild North China leopards (Panthera pardus fontanierii) in Lhorong county, #Tibet autonomous region. More than 30 individual North China leopards have been identified by cameras in Lhorong. The county is also home to about 20 snow leopards (Panthera uncia). The two species are coexisting in the same area.
𝟱. November 22 – Primary school students making masks and other handicrafts of the Winter Olympic Games mascots in #Hohhot, #InnerMongolia autonomous region. China is warming up for the Winter Olympics which will take place February 4-20, 2022 in #Beijing and #Hebei province. #winterolympics
𝟲. November 23 – Artist Hu Shiyue is displaying her paintings of Chinese astronauts at an art exhibition venue in #Taiyuan, #Shanxi province.
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