China's Biggest Moments in 2019 - Photos

Source: SCMP, Sixth Tone,

Here is a selection of some of the best photos and moments in China during 2019.

Fireworks explode over Tiananmen Square as performers take part in the evening gala marking the 70th founding anniversary of People's Republic of China, on its National Day in Beijing.

China clones five monkeys from a gene-edited macaque for biomedical research.

The lunar lander of the Chang'e-4 probe on the far side of the moon.

People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy sailors take part in a military parade during the celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China in Beijing.

An aerial photo shows the site of an explosion at a chemical industrial park in Xiangshui County of Yancheng, east China's Jiangsu province.

A submerged navigation sign in the flooded Xiangjiang River in Changsha, central China's Hunan province.

A ceremony is held for Zhou Peng who died while fighting a forest fire in southwest China's Sichuan province.

Migrant worker Luo Jiang kisses his daughter goodbye through the window of a train at Fuzhou Railway Station.

Giant waves from Typhoon Lekima in Zhejiang on August 9th.

A child looking into the distance, inside of a temporary camp that was set up for for earthquake survivors in Sichuan on June 18th.

Basketball player Jeremy Lin's shoes with a picture of him and Godfrey Gao printed on them. Gao died in November while filming for an action show.

Jack Ma and Elon Musk on stage together during the World AI Conference in Shanghai.