Beijing: The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.
Chinese surveyors hike toward a higher spot from the base camp on Mount Qomolangma at an altitude of 5,200 meters in this aerial photo taken on May 16, 2020.
The team is expected to reach the summit on May 22 if weather conditions permit. (Xinhua/Jigme Dorje)
Tibetan antelopes are seen in Hoh Xil, northwest China’s Qinghai Province, May 15, 2020.
Pregnant Tibetan antelopes have begun their annual migration to the heart of northwest China’s Hoh Xil nature reserve to give birth, according to the statement released on Friday by the reserve’s management bureau. (Xinhua/Wu Gang)
Aerial photo taken on May 15, 2020 shows a worker seeding in rape fields in Menyuan Hui Autonomous County, northwest China’s Qinghai Province. (Xinhua/Zhang Hongxiang)
Photo taken on May 16, 2020 shows a morning scenery of the Tianlong Mountain in Chetian Township of Youyang Tujia and Miao Autonomous County, southwest China’s Chongqing Municipality. (Photo by Huang Wei/Xinhua)
In this aerial photo taken on May 15, 2020, artificial lighting is applied to help extend daylight hours in a dragon fruit orchard in Bacao Village of Liangtian Town, Zhenning Buyi and Miao Autonomous County of southwest China’s Guizhou Province. (Xinhua/Tao Liang)
Aerial photo taken on May 15, 2020 shows terraced fields in Changchun Village of Zigui County, central China’s Hubei Province. (Photo by Zheng Jiayu/Xinhua)
Photo taken on May 15, 2020 shows the U.S. Capitol building in Washington D.C.
U.S. House of Representatives on Friday passed a 3-trillion-dollar novel coronavirus relief package, which was proposed by Democrats but not likely to gain approval from Republican-held Senate. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)
A JC Penney store is seen closed in Frisco, Texas, the United States, on May 16, 2020.
U.S. retail giant JC Penney filed for bankruptcy on Friday due to the impact of COVID-19. The company said in a statement that it had entered into a restructuring support agreement with lenders that hold around 70 percent of its first lien debt “to reduce the company’s outstanding indebtedness and strengthen its financial position.” (Photo by Dan Tian/Xinhua)
Anthony Neoh, chairman of Hong Kong’s Independent Police Complaints Council (IPCC), speaks during a press briefing in Hong Kong, south China, May 15, 2020.
The thematic study report on Hong Kong’s social unrest released Friday by the police watchdog has been hailed in the Hong Kong society as objective, impartial and professional, prompting calls for supporting the police law enforcement and restoring the rule of law. (Xinhua/Li Gang)
Photo taken on May 16, 2020 shows medical supplies from China at Cairo International Airport in Cairo, Egypt.
The Egyptian authorities received on Saturday the third batch of medical aid from the Chinese government, which includes 1 million medical surgical face masks, 180,000 N95 masks, 90,000 sets of medical protective clothing, 80,000 testing reagents, 70,000 pairs of disposable surgical gloves and 1,000 sets of thermometers. (Xinhua/Wu Huiwo)
Photo taken on May 15, 2020 shows a view of a room at a quarantine station for homeless people in Berlin, capital of Germany.
The first COVID-19 quarantine station for homeless people in Germany, which is able to accommodate up to 16 persons, was put into use in Berlin on Wednesday. (Photo by Binh Truong/Xinhua)
Photo taken on May 16, 2020 shows closed shops in Byblos, Lebanon. (Xinhua/Li Liangyong)
People ride bicycles on the beach in Dunkirk, northern France, on May 16, 2020.
With preventive measures like keeping social distancing, some beaches in north France reopened to the public on Saturday after lockdown due to the COVID-19 outbreak. (Photo by Sebastien Courdji/Xinhua)
An Iftar cannon is fired in Giza, Egypt, on May 16, 2020.
The Iftar cannon is fired on a daily basis during the Islamic holy fasting month of Ramadan to notify people the time of Iftar, when Muslims get to break their day-long fasting as the sun sets
Source: Big News Network