Security personnel watch as a man takes a photo of a painting inside the Great Hall of the People before the start of the closing session of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference in Beijing
Nepalese police keep watch on 57th anniversary of the 1959 Tibetan uprising against Chinese rule, at Jawalakhel Tibetan camp in Lalitpur on the outskirts of Kathmandu
A hostess looks on at Tiananmen Square during the 2nd plenary session of the National People’s Congress in Beijing
An official makes a phone call outside a group meeting for Tibetan delegates at the National People’s Congress in Beijing’s Great Hall of the People in China
An investor reacts in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai, China
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A female journalist wears a virtual reality headgear outside the Great Hall of the People where opening session of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) was held in Beijing, on Thursday
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Security officers sit inside the Great Hall of the People before the opening session of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), in Beijing, China, on Thursday.
A security agent stands in between floors of the Great Hall of the People ahead of annual sessions of the National People’s Congress (NPC) and Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), in Beijing
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Filipinos stage a demonstration to protest against a report that China deployed a surface-to-air missile system in the disputed South China Sea, in front of the Chinese consular office in Makati city, south of Manila, Philippines, on Friday
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Daily Life, 1st prize singles, World Press Photo Awards (Kevin Frayer – China’s Coal Addiction) Chinese men pull a tricycle in a neighborhood next to a coal-fired power plant in Shanxi, China, November 26, 2015.
Traditional buildings of a tourist spot are seen lit up at night in Liaocheng, Shandong province
Stranded passengers wait outside the Guangzhou Railway Station after trains were delayed as they prepare going back to their hometown ahead of the Chinese Lunar New Year, in Guangzhou
A monkey holds a dice during a performance ahead of the Chinese New Year of the Monkey which falls on February 8, in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province
Models of First Order’s Stormtrooper Battle Buddy from the film “Star Wars, The Force Awakens” are displayed in a shop in Shanghai, China
A man makes traditional candy “Matang” in preparation for the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year in Yuqing County, Zunyi, Guizhou Province, China
People play ice hockey on the frozen Liangmahe River in Beijing
Laborers walk at a large snow sculpture ahead of the Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in the northern city of Harbin, Heilongjiang province, Chinaon Monday.
People look around ice sculptures ahead of the Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in the northern city of Harbin, Heilongjiang province on Monday
Excavators are seen during rescue operations at an industrial estate hit by a landslide in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China
A Chinese woman wearing a mask walks in a shopping street during a hazy day in Beijing city, China, on Tuesday. Beijing issued a red alert for smog, urging schools to close and residents to stay indoors for the second time in 10 days