BEIJING, Oct. 30, 2019 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.
Karen Khachanov arrives at the court before the second round match between Karen Khachanov of Russia and Jan Lennard Struff of Germany of the Rolex Paris Masters 1000 held at the AccorHotels Arena in Paris, France, Oct. 29, 2019. (Photo by Aurelien Morissard/Xinhua)
Photo taken on Oct. 29, 2019 shows the scenery of the Dajiu Lake in Shennongjia, central China's Hubei Province. (Xinhua/Du Huaju)
Xiong Guo'an checks a thin body porcelain bowl he made in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, Oct. 28, 2019. Xiong Guoan, an inheritor of thin body porcelain in Jingdezhen of Jiangxi, learnt the art from his father when he was 12 years old. Working in the field for 47 years, he insists for perfection in the making procedures. The shaping of the unburnt porcelain is the essence of the craft, during which craftsman will use tools to peel the unburnt porcelain until it can be penetrated by the light. Xiong's skill has allowed him to make thin body porcelain with a thickness of about 0.15 millimeter. (Xinhua/Zhou Mi)
Yang Fang dries the batik cloth at home in Danzhai County, southwest China's Guizhou Province, Oct. 28, 2019. Batik, a craft inherited through generations among the Miao ethnic group in southwest China's Guizhou, has a history of more than 2,000 years. Danzhai County is a major cradle of the Miao ethnic group's batik craft. Bees wax melting, patterns drawing, indigo dyeing, and fabrics boiling are the main procedures of making batik by local people. The folk artwork is famous for its elegant color, graceful patterns and rich cultural meanings.
Yang Fang, 52 years old, learnt the craft when she was 12, and was recognized as the national-level inheritor of the batik of Miao ethnic group in 2018. Through the years, Yang devoted herself into inheriting and promoting the art. In 2004, she opened a cooperative to train local women to master the craft. Her will is to see batik "blooming" among the people of Miao ethnic group. (Xinhua/Ou Dongqu)
Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg (R Front) looks back at the family members of 737 Max crash victims as he attends a hearing before U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation on the Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., the United States, Oct. 29, 2019. Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg acknowledged mistakes as he testified before the U.S. Congress for the first time since two deadly air crashes of its 737 Max planes that killed 346 people, but he deflected tough questions such as why the company withheld details about its flawed new automated system. (Photo by Ting Shen/Xinhua)
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri (R) submits his resignation to Lebanese President Michel Aoun in Beirut, Lebanon, Oct. 29, 2019. Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri announced resignation on Tuesday amid nationwide anti-government protests, Al Jadeed TV reported. (Dalati/Nohra/Handout via Xinhua)
Aerial photo taken on Oct. 28, 2019 shows the scenery at Guanshan pasture in Longxian County, Baoji City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province. (Xinhua/Tao Ming)
Aerial photo taken on Oct. 29, 2019 shows the scenery by the Yanggongdi causeway at the West Lake scenic area in Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province. (Xinhua/Huang Zongzhi)
Aerial photo taken on Oct. 28, 2019 shows the Duobu bridge in Nyingchi, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. The Duobu bridge is located on the Lhasa-Nyingchi high-grade road. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)
Photo taken on Oct. 26, 2019 shows the aurora borealis, or Northern Lights, near the city of Tromso in northern Norway. (Xinhua/Zhang Cheng)■