In this Week in Photos, the U.S. Consulate in Chengdu officially shuts; residents in eastern China’s Anhui province cope with severe floods; and the 2020 China Digital Entertainment Expo and Conference (ChinaJoy) kicks off in Shanghai.
Security personnel walk in front of the now-closed U.S. Consulate in Chengdu, Sichuan province, July 27, 2020. Thomas Peter/People Visual
A worker moves medical equipment from a convention center that had been converted into a temporary shelter hospital, or “fangcang,” in Wuhan, Hubei province, July 29, 2020. Xiao Yijiu/Xinhua
Photographers take pictures of a girl standing on large lily pad in the middle of a pond in Beijing, Aug. 1, 2020. Su Weizhong/People Visual
People watch a movie outdoors during the Shanghai International Film Festival, July 27, 2020. Yin Liqin/CNS/People Visual
People wade through floodwaters in the town of Zhongmiao, Anhui province, July 28, 2020. Cui Nan/CNS/People Visual
Tourists visit the Palace Museum on a rainy day in Beijing, July 31, 2020. IC
Cosplayers take a break during this year’s China Digital Entertainment Expo and Conference (ChinaJoy) in Shanghai, July 31, 2020. Kenrick Davis/Sixth Tone