In this Week in Photos, a cold snap hits the city of Harbin in northeastern China; students prepare for the national postgraduate entrance examination, which will be held in December; and herdsmen in China’s far west use rocks to break ice for drinking as they travel to their winter pastures.
Women look out the window of a crowded bus in the outskirts of China’s capital city during the morning rush hour in Beijing, Nov. 28, 2017. Andy Wong/IC
A girl grimaces as she receives an inoculation during pulmonary tuberculosis screening at a school in Xuancheng, Anhui province, Nov. 29, 2017. Zheng Chen/VCG
Students spend the evening in the library preparing for the postgraduate entrance examination at Liaocheng University, Shandong province, Nov. 30, 2017. Xu Wenhao/VCG
A woman walks past Harbin Railway Station during heavy snowfall in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, Nov. 28, 2017. The region’s meteorological department issued a blue cold weather warning. Zhang Tao/Getty Images/VCG
A man works at a warehouse of Dongbei Special Steel Group in Dalian, Liaoning province, Nov. 27, 2017. VCG
A military dog stands on his hind legs as soldiers salute in Suqian, Jiangsu province, Nov. 28, 2017. VCG
A herdsman kneels while boiling water during a trip to the winter pastures in Altay Prefecture, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Nov. 28, 2017. Due to a lack of snow this winter, herdsmen have to use rocks to break ice in order to procure drinking water. Qian Han/VCG