Picture News June 25, 2019

Hano, Vietnam, June 25 – Brocade artisan Ho Van Hoi weaves a Pao and Van Kieu costume. Situated on the bank of Nhue River, about 10km southwest of Hanoi Old Quarter, Van Phuc silk village is renowned for its traditional weaving and premium quality silk products. At the age of more than 1,200 years, Van Phuc is proud to be the most ancient silk village which provides the best silk in Vietnam. Photo courtesy of VNA
Southampton, England, June 25- Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan walks off the field of play after losing his wicket from the bowling of Afghanistan’s Mujeeb Ur Rahman during the Cricket World Cup match between Bangladesh and Afghanistan at the Hampshire Bowl in Southampton, England. All-rounder Shakib al Hasan starred again for Bangladesh, taking 5-29 from 10 overs after contributing another half-century with the bat. Shakib Al Hasan became the first Bangladeshi bowler to claim a five-for in World Cup match as his side stayed alive in the semifinal race, with a 62-run victory over Afghanistan at the Rose Bowl in Southampton on Monday.Photo courtesy Matt Dunham
Johor Bahru, Malaysia, June 26 – Department of Environment (DoE) personnel inspecting the air quality around Pasir Gudang here in Johor Bahru on June 26, 2019. Johor Health, Culture and Heritage Committee chairman Mohd Khuzzan Abu Bakar said the police have been instructed to set up the roadblocks following the second air pollution incident. Photo courtesy of Bernama
Seoul, South Korea, June 26 – Police officers examine a passenger car in front of the U.S. Embassy in Seoul on June 25, 2019, after the car crashed into the embassy’s front gate. A 40-year-old man, identified only by his surname, Park, suddenly turned his car toward the embassy gate and rammed into it. Some 20 cans of butane gas were found in the car. Photo courtesy of Yonhap
Lausanne, Switzerland, June 25 – Members of the Milan-Cortina delegation celebrate after the cities won the bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympic Games during the 134th session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Lausanne, Switzerland, on June 24, 2019. Photo courtesy of Kyodo