PHOTOS Moments of the week (12/16-12/22/2019)


Moments of the week (12/16-12/22/2019)

By Yan Yiqiao | People's Daily app

08:52, December 22, 2019

Members of China's 36th Antarctic expedition withdraw the gravity piston sampling device on China's polar icebreaker Xuelong 2 in the Cosmonauts Sea on Monday. The expedition will conduct multidisciplinary experiments related to the sea, atmosphere, ice shelf and biology.

Esperance Sportive de Tunis's supporters cheer for their team during the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2019 second round match between Saudi Arabia's Al Hilal FC and Tunisia's Esperance Sportive de Tunis at the Jassim bin Hamad Stadium in Doha, capital of Qatar, Monday.

A man in costumes attends the annual Christmas Run in Vilnius, Lithuania, Tuesday. About 3,800 people attended this year's race.

Rescuers transfer a survivor of a coal mine flooding accident at the Shanmushu coal mine owned by the Sichuan Coal Industry Group in Gongxian County of Yibin City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Wednesday. Thirteen miners have been rescued after being trapped for over 80 hours in the pit, local authorities said Wednesday.

The fifth-term chief executive of the Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) and members of the executive council of Macao SAR being sworn in at an event to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Macao's return to the motherland and the inauguration of the fifth-term government of the city, at the Macao East Asian Games Dome in south China's Macao, Friday.

Parts of the Palace Museum in Beijing, capital of China,covered in snow on Monday.

Colorful Christmas lights and decorations outside a house in Toronto, Canada, Tuesday.

A protest against the new citizenship law in Kolkata, India, Wednesday. Countrywide protests against the controversial law have rocked various Indian states, officials said.

South Korean team members celebrate during the awarding ceremony of the 2019 East Asian Cup in Busan, South Korea, Wednesday.

A group wedding ceremony for railway construction workers in Bangkok, capital of Thailand. China Railway Construction Corporation (International) Limited organized the event for nine couples in Bangkok on Wednesday.

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