Ten photos from across China: April 10 – April 16


A resident takes a selfie in front of a mural on an old building in Chongqing on April 14. Various animal-themed cartoons were painted on the walls along an old alley several hundred meters long in the city’s Shapingba district, leading many people to take pictures. [CHEN CHAO/CHINA NEWS SERVICE]


Children wearing face masks play in Jiangtan Park along the Yangtze River in Wuhan. [Photo by Ke Hao/For chinadaily.com.cn]


Masked students practice at a ballet school in Haikou, Hainan province, on April 15. The school, affiliated to the Hainan provincial troupe, and other secondary vocational schools in the province, opened for senior grade students this week following the coronavirus outbreak. [LUO YUNFEI/CHINA NEWS SERVICE]

Liu Gang (L), a medical worker who aided the fight against COVID-19 in Wuhan, reunites with his wife after a 14-day quarantine at the First Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University in Hefei, East China’s Anhui province, April 14, 2020. The hospital’s five medical workers, who went to the coronavirus-hit Wuhan on Jan 27, reunited with their families after a two-week quarantine carried out following their return from Wuhan on March 31. [Photo/Xinhua]


Photo taken on April 13, 2020 shows blooming pear trees in Shichuan township of Gaolan county, Northwest China’s Gansu province. The pear orchard boasts a history of hundreds of years and covers an area of about 12,000 mu (800 hectares). Warm temperature ushered in blooming season at the orchard recently. [Photo/Xinhua]


Students return to Rizhao No 1 Middle School of Shandong in Rizhao, East China’s Shandong province, April 15, 2020. Classes restarted for some students in the final year of senior high schools and vocational schools in Shandong province. [Photo/Xinhua]


Photo taken on April 15, 2020 shows fallen petals of cherry blossoms on the street in East China’s Shanghai. Petals were left on the ground intentionally for 5 days to decorate the city view. [Photo/Xinhua]


A resident in Wuhan, Hubei province, bids farewell to a member of the medical team from Peking Union Medical College Hospital at Wuhan Tianhe International Airport, on April 15, 2020. [Photo by Ke Hao/for chinadaily.com.cn]

Farmers work in fields at Youai village of Shangshi town in Pingxiang city, South China’s Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, April 14, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua]


Aerial photo shows herdsmen driving livestock on the way to spring pastures in Fuhai county of Altay, Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, April 15, 2020. As spring comes, herdsmen here are busy with transferring livestock to spring pastures. [Photo/Xinhua]