China week in pictures | September 18-24, 2021
A weekly picture selection of other news, events or sights in China...
𝟭. September 22 – Giant panda cubs born this year rest in baskets at the Shenshuping giant panda base. The China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda welcomed its last cub expected to be born this year at Wolong National Nature Reserve in #Sichuan province. The center has registered 24 giant panda newborns, including nine twin pairs, in 2021.
𝟮. September 23 – Local farmers in Shuiguo Town, #Shandong Province are racing while carrying bags of rice during the 4th annual Chinese Farmers’ Harvest Festival.
𝟰. September 18 – The official posters and motto for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympics were revealed in #Beijing. "Together for a Shared Future" (一起向未来) is the motto of the next Olympics, accompanied by the two mascots Bing Dwen Dwen (冰墩墩; “ice children”) for the Olympics Shuey Rhon Rhon (雪容融; “snow tolerate melt”) for the Paralympics. #beijing2022
𝟱. September 23 – Guangzhou International Health Station nears completion. Located near the Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport in #Guangzhou, #Guangdong Province, the first-phase project of the health station will be fully operational soon. The first batch of 184 medical workers started working last weekend, preparing health service to inbound travelers during their quarantine period. Replacing quarantine hotels. the center includes 5,074 rooms and is adapted to quarantine requirements with advanced technologies.
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