Ten photos from around China: May 12-18

Updated: 2017-05-19 05:56:57

In this week's photos from around China, check out China's homemade helicopter ready for its maiden flight, a breathtaking picture taken at one of world's largest dams and kids getting an idea about pregnancy ahead of Mother's Day.

Over 1,000 students from primary and middle schools in Hohhot, North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region, participate in a traffic exercise on May 16, 2017. The activity was held to raise awareness of traffic safety. [Photo/VCG]

A homemade Z-19E armed helicopter is seen in Harbin, Northeast China's Heilongjiang province, May 16, 2017, before its maiden flight. [Photo by Yue Shuhua/Asianewsphoto]

A bird's-eye view of the Three Gorges Dam in Yichang, Central China's Hubei province, May 12, 2017. [Photo/VCG]

Kids in a kindergarten in Zhujiang, South China's Guangdong province, have balloons put under their t-shirts to get a taste of "pregnancy" on May 12, 2017, ahead of the Mother's Day. [Photo/VCG]

A porter at Huangshan Mountain in East China's Anhui province carries a load of rice up the mountain, May 11, 2017. [Photo/VCG]

A night aerial view of a flyover in Nanjing, East China's Jiangsu province, May 14, 2017. [Photo/VCG]

Security guards participate in a skills contest in Yinchuan, Northwest China's Ningxia Hui autonomous region, May 16, 2017. [Photo/VCG]

A 91-year-old woman washes the face of her child who was disabled by a stroke in Er'shilibu village of Rizhao, East China's Shandong province, May 16, 2017. [Photo/VCG]

A farmer reaps oilseed rape in Chaohu, Anhui province, on May 17, 2017. [Photo/VCG]

People sleep at a square near a railway station in Zhengzhou, Central China's Henan province, May 18, 2017. [Photo/VCG]



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