Xinhua Photos of the Day (April 11)

Source: Xinhua| 2021-04-11 15:09:49|Editor: huaxia

BEIJING, April 11 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.

Staff members prepare for the installation of the last rail at the first section of Guangzhou Metro Line 18 in Guangzhou, south China's Guangdong Province, April 10, 2021. The first section of Guangzhou Metro Line 18 from Wanqingsha to Xian Village, which is 58.3 kilometers long, was completed on Sunday as construction workers installed the last 25-meter long section of rail on the trackbed between Pazhou and Xian Village. Guangzhou Metro Line 18 linking the downtown area of Guangzhou with Nansha free-trade zone, is the first metro line with a speed of 160 km/h in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. (Xinhua/Liu Dawei)

In this aerial photo taken on April 1, 2021, staff lay artificial reefs around Wuzhizhou Island in Sanya City, south China's Hainan Province. Wuzhizhou Island has launched a comprehensive drive to build a marine ranch and restore the marine ecosystem, by placing artificial reefs under the sea and transplanting corals. By the end of 2020, Wuzhizhou Island marine ranch has placed 1,526 artificial reefs. And 870 more will be laid within a month in the recent artificial reefs placement. (Xinhua/Zhang Liyun)

Locals dance to welcome tourists in Awat Township of Korla City, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, April 10, 2021. Located on the northern edge of Taklamakan Desert, Korla City, famous for its fragrant pears, is dubbed by locals as the "City of Pear." (Xinhua/Zhao Ge)

People rehearse folk songs and dances at Zhaisha Dong Village in Jiangkou County of southwest China's Guizhou Province, April 10, 2021. In recent years, with the support of local culture and tourism resources, Jiangkou County has improved tourism service facilities and boosted rural revitalization. In the first quarter of 2021, Jiangkou County has received 116,387 domestic tourists who stayed overnight. (Xinhua/Yang Wenbin)

Aerial photo taken on April 10, 2021 shows farmers planting ginger at Beiguan Village of Shahe Township in Xingtai Economic Development Area, north China's Hebei Province. (Xinhua/Mu Yu)

Skaters pose for a photo before the awarding ceremony of the speed skating test program at the National Speed Skating Oval in Beijing, capital of China, April 10, 2021. A 10-day ice sports test program for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games was held from April 1 to 10. (Xinhua/Peng Ziyang)

Vice president of the International Table Tennis Federation Shi Zhihao (R, front) and the U.S. Consul General in Shanghai James Heller (L, front) play the first shot for a China-U.S. Ping-Pong friendly match during a special event to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Ping-Pong Diplomacy between China and the United States in Shanghai, east China, April 10, 2021. (Xinhua/Wang Xiang)

People are seen at Berlin Central Train Station in Berlin, capital of Germany, on April 9, 2021. Germany would amend its infection protection act to "regulate on a nationwide basis" what restrictions would apply when local seven-day COVID-19 incidence exceeded 100 per 100,000 citizens, deputy government spokesperson Ulrike Demmer said Friday. (Photo by Stefan Zeitz/Xinhua)

Photo taken on April 9, 2021 shows photographs of Prince Philip in the window of a pub near Windsor Castle in Windsor, Britain. Britain's Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II's husband, has died at the age of 99, Buckingham Palace announced Friday. (Photo by Tim Ireland/Xinhua)

Portugal's former Prime Minister Jose Socrates leaves a court in Lisbon, Portugal, April 9, 2021. Jose Socrates will be the country's first head of government to stand trial, having been indicted for money laundering and forgery of documents, according to a decision by Judge Ivo Rosa on Friday. (Photo by Pedro Fiuza/Xinhua)

A crescent moon is seen in the sky above the city of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, April 10, 2021. (Photo by Chong Voon Chung/Xinhua)