In this Week in Photos, the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) and the National People’s Congress (NPC) remain the talk of the country; numerous events are held on International Women’s Day; and a man performs a “flower eating” ritual at a village in Fujian province.
Ushers stand at Tiananmen Square during the opening session of the National People’s Congress (NPC) in Beijing, March 5, 2018. Thomas Peter/Reuters
A delegate enters a session of the 13th Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) National Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, March 8, 2018. EPA/Roman Pilipey/EPA/IC
Photographers line up at a news conference held on the sidelines of China's National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing, March 9, 2018. Aly Song/Reuters
A man performs the “eating flowers” ritual while dressed as a locally-worshipped deity at a village in Fujian province, March 8, 2018. Johannes Eisele/VCG
A girl plays shooting games at a recreational facility in Shenyang, Liaoning province, March 10, 2018. VCG
Women dressed as sumo wrestlers take part in a Sumo run on International Women's Day in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, March 8, 2018. IC
A man rides along a motorway with his dog in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, March 9, 2018. Wu Huiyuan/Sixth Tone