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2023-12-22 14:57:58

A woman sells Hanfu via livestreaming in Ancailou Township of Caoxian County, east China's Shandong Province, July 6, 2023. In recent years, benefiting from the growing popularity of social media and a craze for traditional culture, Hanfu, a traditional style of clothing worn by the Han people which usually features intricate embroidery, was returned to the spotlight by a new wave of young Chinese devotees. (Xinhua/Guo Xulei)

Passengers gather at St. Pancras International Station in London, Britain on Dec. 21, 2023. Unexpected strike action by Eurotunnel staff disrupted rail traffic on Thursday, preventing services from proceeding through the Channel Tunnel, the undersea link between Britain and continental Europe. (Xinhua)

A soldier is seen during a mourning ceremony for victims of the 1989 U.S. invasion of Panama at a cemetery in Panama City, Panama, Dec. 20, 2023. Panama on Wednesday marked the 1989 U.S. invasion of the Central American country with a Day of National Mourning. According to the United Nations, around 500 civilians were killed in the invasion. (Xinhua/Chen Haoquan)

A horseman trains a horse on the snow-covered grassland in West Ujimqin Banner of Xilingol League, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Dec. 20, 2023. (Xinhua/Peng Yuan)

Students take a speed skating course at the Shuixigou middle school in Urumqi County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Dec. 20, 2023.

Shuixigou middle school, a nine-year education school in Urumqi County of Xinjiang, has developed its winter sports education for more than 20 years. Students are provided with elementary ice-skating courses at their lower grades, after which they could choose to take part in the speed skating team, ice hockey team or figure skating team based on individual circumstances. Years of education on winter sports has made it a characteristic subject, with a batch of excellent ice-snow student players standing out from the campus.

Based on abundant ice-snow resources and gifted climate conditions, local authorities of Urumqi City have ramped up efforts in promoting winter sports among different schools in recent years. (Xinhua/Li He)

People boil water at a movable plank house in Meipo Village, Jishishan County of northwest China's Gansu Province, Dec. 21, 2023. About 200 movable plank houses were put into use in Meipo Village on Thursday.

The area affected by the earthquake in Jishishan County is expected to build over 5,000 movable plank houses by Dec. 27 to ensure the local people to have a warm winter. (Xinhua/Fan Peishen)

This aerial photo taken on Dec. 21, 2023 shows a staff member inspecting heating facilities at a thermal power plant in Rongcheng City, east China's Shandong Province. As a strong cold wave sweeps across most parts of China, heating companies are making efforts to provide effective heating services to the people in winter. (Photo by Li Xinjun/Xinhua)

Flamingos are seen in Larnaca Salt Lake, Cyprus, Dec. 21, 2023. (Photo by George Christophorou/Xinhua)

A resident is seen as he returns to the charred houses after a fire at a slum area in Manila, the Philippines, on Dec. 20, 2023. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali)

This screen image captured at Beijing Aerospace Control Center on Dec. 21, 2023 shows Shenzhou-17 astronaut Tang Shengjie performing extravehicular activities. The Shenzhou-17 crew members on board China's orbiting space station completed their first spacewalk at 9:35 p.m. (Beijing Time) on Thursday, according to the China Manned Space Agency. Tang Hongbo, Tang Shengjie and Jiang Xinlin worked seven-and-a-half hours to complete set tasks such as a Tianhe core module solar wing repair test, with the assistance of a ground team and the space station's robotic arm. It was the second time that Tang Hongbo, China's first space traveler to return to the space station for a second mission, has performed a spacewalk. Tang Shengjie became the country's youngest astronaut to carry out an extravehicular mission. (Photo by Han Qiyang/Xinhua)

This aerial photo taken on Dec. 20, 2023 shows a giant yellow rubber duck at a park in Shenzhen, south China's Guangdong Province. (Xinhua/Mao Siqian)