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Xinhua Photos of the Day (Dec. 2)

02 Dec 2020, 16:59 GMT+10

BEIJING, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.

This image taken from video animation at Beijing Aerospace Control Center (BACC) on Dec. 2, 2020 shows Chang'e-5 spacecraft landing on the moon. China's Chang'e-5 spacecraft successfully landed on the near side of the moon late Tuesday and sent back images, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) announced. (Xinhua/Jin Liwang)

A bronze horse head sculpture looted from Yuanmingyuan is on display at Wenshu Pavilion of Zhengjue Temple in Yuanmingyuan, Beijing, capital of China, Dec. 1, 2020. The bronze horse head sculpture, a treasure of China's Old Summer Palace that went missing after an Anglo-French allied forces' looting 160 years ago, returned to its original palace home Tuesday. (Xinhua/Li He)

The illuminated Olympic rings, Rainbow Bridge and Tokyo Tower are seen at Tokyo Bay area in Tokyo, Japan, Dec. 1, 2020. The giant Olympic rings returned to Tokyo Bay here on Tuesday about four months after being removed for safety and maintenance checks. The Rainbow Bridge was specially illuminated in rainbow colors. (Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)

Photo taken on Dec. 1, 2020 shows the first group of gold and silver commemorative coins for the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games issued by the People's Bank of China during the launching event in Beijing, capital of China. (Xinhua/Li Xin)

A woman puts a paper lantern on the water in commemoration of the victims of COVID-19 in Brasilia, Brazil, Nov. 30, 2020. (Photo by Lucio Tavora/Xinhua)

Wang Fangzhou (L) instructs a worker relocated from poverty-stricken area in drawing batik patterns at a batik workshop in Danzhai County of Guizhou Province in southwest China, Dec. 1, 2020. Wang Fangzhou, 40, started in August 2016 a workshop specialized in batik, a craft inherited through generations among the Miao ethnic group in Guizhou. Later on, he launched a batik experience gallery in Wanda Township, a local tourist attraction. His workshop and gallery have received more than 6,000 tourists so far this year with combined sales revenue of over 300,000 yuan (about 45,500 U.S. dollars). Thirteen residents relocated from poverty-stricken areas have found employment with decent salaries here. (Photo by Yang Louting/Xinhua)

A villager walks along a lane in Zhangjiao Village in Tuling Township of Quan'gang District, Quanzhou City, southeast China's Fujian Province, on Dec. 1, 2020. Zhangjiao Village, located in the northwest mountainous area of Tuling Township, has a unique scenery with its stone houses stacked on top of each other. (Xinhua/Wei Peiquan)

People walk past a sign reminding people to wear face masks at a commercial street in Brussels, Belgium, Dec. 1, 2020. (Xinhua/Zhang Cheng)

Photo taken on Nov. 30, 2020 shows a mask-themed shop during its preview activity in Yokohama, Japan. A mask-themed shop named "mask paradise" selling various mask-related products opened on Tuesday in Yokohama. The shop is expected to open for one month. (Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)

Smoke spews from Mount Merapi at Cangkringan, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, Dec. 1, 2020. (Photo by Supriyanto/Xinhua)

Aerial photo shows fishery workers catching fish at the southeastern area of the Qiandao Lake in Chun'an County, east China's Zhejiang Province, Dec. 1, 2020. (Xinhua/Xu Yu)

A bomb-sniffing dog is seen with members of the K9 unit of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) during a bomb threat and hostage-taking response capability exercise at a pier in Manila, the Philippines, Dec. 1, 2020. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali)

Xi Weijing, headmaster of a school for the blind, walks out of students' dormitory after work in Wuhu City, east China's Anhui Province, Nov. 25, 2020. (Xinhua/Liu Junxi)■

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