In this Week in Photos, two powerful typhoons head toward China's coastal regions; a peek into Beijing’s biggest small commodities wholesale market before its closure; and an exhibition at the Palace Museum in the capital showcasing “Qianli Jiangshan Tu,” a masterpiece of Chinese traditional painting.
A woman gives change to a customer at Tianyi Market, the biggest small commodities wholesale market running for more than two decades in Beijing, on the eve of its closure, Sept. 15. 2017. Qin Ran/IC
A couple becomes emotional after finding their son was still alive, 35 years after a nurse had lied about his death during birth in Chengdu, Sichuan province, Sept. 15, 2017. Zhang Shibo/IC
A Palace Museum staff carefully opens a 12th century masterpiece of traditional Chinese art, “Qianli Jiangshan Tu,” also known as “A Thousand Li of Rivers and Mountains,” in Beijing, Sept. 15, 2017. Shen Bohan/Xinhua
A young Chinese girl braves strong winds in Shanghai, as two powerful typhoons headed toward China's coastal regions this week, Sept. 14, 2017. Chandan Khanna/VCG
Visitors run from a powerful wave in Wenling, Zhejiang province, as Typhoon Talim slammed China’s southeastern coastal areas this week, Sept. 14, 2017. Li Huhu/CNS/VCG
College freshmen practice boxing during their military training in Shenyang, Liaoning province, Sept. 11, 2017. Zhang Hong/IC
Spectators photograph amateur divers swimming with a whale shark at Chimelong Ocean Kingdom in Zhuhai, Guangdong province, Sept. 12, 2017. Liu Dawei/Xinhua