Xinhua photos of the week

Source: Xinhua| 2021-11-28 07:40:45|Editor: huaxia


Photo taken on Nov. 11, 2021 shows Baihe Senior Middle School in Ankang City, northwest China’s Shaanxi Province. Situated in the rugged terrain of Shaanxi Province, the school is sometimes called “the school halfway up the hill” due to its mountain location. Educators here pursue an all-around approach to education, hosting over 40 different school clubs or societies, consisting of science, physical education, arts and craft, literature, among others. School societies meet at a regular time every week with the aim of promoting students’ all-round development. (Xinhua/Tao Ming)

Lei Qiyuan patrols in Dongxiang Town of Wuxuan County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Nov. 24, 2021. Lei Qiyuan, 66, has been engaged in forest protection for 17 years. Working at an altitude of over 1,400 meters above sea level, Lei is in charge of an area of 5,800 mu (about 386.7 hectares). Lei, trekking several hours every day in patrols, shoulders the responsibility of keeping the forests safe from fire and illegal cutting-down. (Xinhua/Cao Yiming)

Staff members inspect power supply lines in snow in Jixi, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Nov. 21, 2021. The city's meteorological bureau issued a red alert for heavy snow on Monday. (Xinhua/Zhang Tao)

Staff members clear snow at Jixi Railway Station in Jixi, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Nov. 22, 2021. The city's meteorological bureau issued a red alert for heavy snow on Monday. (Xinhua/Zhang Tao)

Zhou Wenjuan, a post-80s makeup artist in Yongzhou City, central China's Hunan Province, has been providing free makeup and styling service for rural women since 2020. Born in a village in Hunan, Zhou knew that rural women in her hometown seldom wore makeup but were curious about cosmetics. In 2020, Zhou began to do free makeup for local women and recorded their changes by videos. The videos posted on social media platforms attracted many rural women who wanted to have their first makeup experience. So far, she has done free makeup and styling for more than 50 rural women in the surrounding areas, and she believes that with makeup, rural women can discover their own beauty and enjoy their life. (Xinhua/Xue Yuge)

Students watch satellite television via projector provided by Chinese media company StarTimes under a China-funded project at a school on the outskirts of Dakar, Senegal, Nov. 22, 2021. The satellite TV project is one of the fruits of the resolutions of the 2015 summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation held in Johannesburg, South Africa, in which the Chinese government pledged to provide satellite TV in 10,000 African villages. (Xinhua/Li Yan)

Vehicles are seen near the White House in Washington, D.C., the United States, on Nov. 23, 2021. The U.S. Department of Energy will make available releases of 50 million barrels of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) to lower oil prices and address the mismatch between demand exiting the pandemic and supply, the White House said. (Photo by Ting Shen/Xinhua)

A girl with a face mask rides on a mini train at the Frankfurt Christmas Market in Frankfurt, Germany, Nov. 22, 2021. The Frankfurt Christmas Market opened here on Monday with strict control and prevention measures against COVID-19. (Xinhua/Lu Yang)

Photo taken on Nov. 23, 2021 shows the eighth Cambodia-China Friendship Bridge in Cambodia. Spanning across the Mekong River and connecting Kampong Cham and Tboung Khmum provinces in southeastern Cambodia, the eighth Chinese-built friendship bridge has brought hope of development and ease of doing businesses to residents in both provinces. TO GO WITH "Feature: 8th Cambodia-China friendship bridge brings hope to residents in Cambodia" (Photo by Ly Lay/Xinhua)

Contestants take part in a wrestling match at the National Wrestling Arena in Dakar, Senegal, Nov. 21, 2021. The arena, the first modern one in Africa, is the largest aid project China has carried out in Senegal. (Xinhua/Li Yan)

The Champs-Elysees Avenue and the Arc de Triomphe are seen amid Christmas illuminations in Paris, France, Nov. 21, 2021. The annual Christmas season lighting ceremony was held here on Sunday. (Xinhua/Gao Jing)

Leader of Germany's Free Democratic Party (FDP) Christian Lindner, Olaf Scholz of the Social Democratic Party (SPD), leaders of The Greens Annalena Baerbock and Robert Habeck, and leaders of SPD Norbert Walter-Borjans and Saskia Esken (from L to R) pose for a group photo after a joint press conference in Berlin, Germany, on Nov. 24, 2021. Coalition negotiations among Germany's Social Democratic Party (SPD), the Greens and the Free Democratic Party (FDP) ended as the three parties presented an agreement on Wednesday. (Photo by Stefan Zeitz/Xinhua)

Displaced children play at an internally displaced persons (IDPs) camp in Mazar-i-Sharif, capital of Balkh province, Afghanistan on Nov. 20, 2021. (Photo by Kawa Basharat/Xinhua)

Aerial photo taken on Nov. 19, 2021 shows autumn scenery at the Bosland Nature Reserve in Limburg Province, Belgium. (Xinhua/Zhang Cheng)

Chinese caretakers arrive with panda twin cubs during the official ceremony after unveiling names of the panda twin cubs at Beauval Zoo in central France, Nov. 18, 2021. Chinese Olympic gold medalist Zhang Jiaqi and French football star Kylian Mbappe revealed on Thursday the names of the newborn giant panda cubs at Beauval Zoo in central France. More than 120,000 French netizens have cast their vote to choose Huan Lili and Yuan Dudu from five pairs of names for the twin cubs, zoo officials said, adding that the two names represent the friendship between France and China as well as the wish for good health to the cubs. The twin cubs were born to mother Huan Huan and father Yuan Zai in August. The parents arrived in France in 2012. (Xinhua/Gao Jing)

People attend a memorial service for Zheng Shaoxiong in Chicago, the United States, Nov. 18, 2021. The University of Chicago (UChicago) hosted on Thursday afternoon a memorial service for Zheng Shaoxiong, a Chinese student who just graduated from UChicago and was killed in a robbery near the campus. (Jason Smith/University of Chicago/Handout via Xinhua)