BEIJING, Jan. 21, 2022 (Xinhua) -- A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.
Photo taken on Jan. 20, 2022 shows a view of the Tian'anmen Square in Beijing, capital of China. (Xinhua/Jin Liangkuai)
Tourists take a photo in front of the flower decoration themed on Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games at the Tian'anmen Square in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 20, 2022.(Xinhua/Chen Zhonghao)
A resident wipes the mascot of Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games Bing Dwen Dwen in Dongcheng District, Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 20. 2022. (Xinhua/Li He)
A medical worker takes a swab sample from a resident for nucleic acid test at a COVID-19 testing site in Hedong District in north China's Tianjin, Jan. 20, 2022.
The city launched its fourth citywide nucleic acid testing at 6 a.m. Thursday, aiming to curb the further spread of the virus. (Xinhua/Sun Fanyue)
Workers install lights in Xi'an, capital city of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Jan. 20, 2022. China's Shaanxi Province saw no new locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, the first time no new local cases were reported in Shaanxi in over a month.(Xinhua/Shao Rui)
People queue up to buy snacks in Xi'an, northwest China's Shaanxi Province,Jan. 20,2022. (Xinhua/Tao Ming)
A villager dries fish in Beiqiaotou Village of Rongcheng City, east China's Shandong Province, Jan. 19. 2022. (Xinhua/Xu Suhui)
People make tiger decorations in Tancheng County of Linyi City, east China's Shandong Province, Jan. 20, 2022, to welcome the upcoming Year of the Tiger. (Photo by Fang Dehua/Xinhua)
Shi Pengbin (L) and his colleagues work on the Yuanjiang major bridge over the Yuanjiang River in southwest China's Yunnan Province, Jan. 18, 2022. Shi Pengbin, 28, is a technician responsible for maintaining the Yuanjiang major bridge, a key bridge of the China-Laos Railway project. Spanning a full length of 832.2 meters, the Yuanjiang bridge uses six bridge piers with the No.3 bridge pier, the highest pier, standing at 154 meters.
Shi, who started working for the construction of the China-Laos Railway from April 2020, even postponed his wedding to guarantee on-time completion of the bridge.
After the operation of China-Laos Railway, Shi's work includes checking the bridge in high places during the day, and repairing the bridge floor during the break time for rail service at night.
During this year's Spring Festival holiday, Shi and his colleagues will stick to their posts to secure the railway transportation. (Xinhua/Chen Xinbo)
Photo taken on Jan. 19, 2022 shows the exhibition booth of China at the 42nd edition of the International Tourism Fair FITUR in Madrid, Spain. The International Tourism Fair FITUR 2022 opened its door at the IFEMA Convention Center here on Wednesday. (Photo by Gustavo Valiente/Xinhua)
Photo shows a car covered with volcanic ashes in Nuku'alofa, capital of Tonga. On Jan. 14-15, the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano in Tonga erupted violently, triggering tsunami in Tonga. (Photo by Marian Kupu/Xinhua)
Photo taken on Jan. 19, 2022 shows a beach resort hit by tsunami on the outskirts of Nuku'alofa, capital of Tonga. On Jan. 14-15, the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano in Tonga erupted violently, triggering tsunami in Tonga. (Ha'atafu Beach Resort/Handout via Xinhua)
People pass by the National COVID Memorial Wall in London, Britain, Jan. 19, 2022. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Wednesday that next week will see the end of Plan B COVID restrictions, which include mandatory rules for mask-wearing, vaccine certificates and guidance to work from home. (Photo by Stephen Chung/Xinhua)
Security officers examine the blast site in the New Anarkali market of Lahore, Pakistan on Jan. 20, 2022. A bomb blast ripped through a busy market in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore on Thursday afternoon, leaving at least three people dead and 23 others injured, a local police officer said. (Photo by Jamil Ahmed/Xinhua)■