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2019-05-05 09:52:50

In this Week in Photos, workers across the country enjoy four days of rest during the national Labor Day holiday; visitors attend this year’s International Horticultural Exhibition in Beijing; and Shanghai hosts the World Dog Show, marking the first time the prestigious competition has been held in China.

A man takes a selfie with a young boy near the Forbidden City palace complex in Beijing, May 3, 2019. Greg Baker/AFP/VCG

A man takes a selfie with a young boy near the Forbidden City palace complex in Beijing, May 3, 2019. Greg Baker/AFP/VCG

A man takes a selfie with a Maltese dog during this year’s World Dog Show in Shanghai, April 30, 2019. Hector Retamal/AFP/VCG

A man takes a selfie with a Maltese dog during this year’s World Dog Show in Shanghai, April 30, 2019. Hector Retamal/AFP/VCG

Dogs play on a farm in Guandaogou Village, Jilin province, April 30, 2019. Wu Huiyuan/Sixth Tone

Dogs play on a farm in Guandaogou Village, Jilin province, April 30, 2019. Wu Huiyuan/Sixth Tone

Visitors line up to enter a pavilion during this year’s International Horticultural Exhibition in Beijing, May 3, 2019. Zhan Min/VCG

Visitors line up to enter a pavilion during this year’s International Horticultural Exhibition in Beijing, May 3, 2019. Zhan Min/VCG

A couple pose for a photographer on the waterfront of the Bund along the Huangpu River during a May Day holiday in Shanghai, May 1, 2019. Hector Retamal/AFP/VCG

A couple pose for a photographer on the waterfront of the Bund along the Huangpu River during a May Day holiday in Shanghai, May 1, 2019. Hector Retamal/AFP/VCG

A woman sells national flags near Tiananmen Square as people gather to mark May Day, also known as Labour Day, in Beijing, May 1, 2019. Fred Dufour/AFP/VCG

A woman sells national flags near Tiananmen Square as people gather to mark May Day, also known as Labour Day, in Beijing, May 1, 2019. Fred Dufour/AFP/VCG

A vendor looks at an electronic device in a meat market in Hekou Yao Autonomous County, Yunnan province, May 3, 2019. Wong Campion/Reuters/VCG

A vendor looks at an electronic device in a meat market in Hekou Yao Autonomous County, Yunnan province, May 3, 2019. Wong Campion/Reuters/VCG