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Xinhua Photos of the Day (May 23)

23 May 2020, 16:27 GMT+10

Beijing, May 23 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.

Members of the Legislative Council (LegCo) of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) attend a press conference in Hong Kong, south China, May 22, 2020.

The president and 41 members of the LegCo on Friday expressed support for establishing and improving at the state-level the legal system and enforcement mechanisms for the HKSAR to safeguard national security. (Xinhua/Li Gang)

Local residents gather at a plane crash site in a residential area in Karachi, Pakistan, May 22, 2020. (Str/Xinhua)

A graffiti of Brazilian soccer star Marta Vieira da Silva is covered with a face mask to raise awareness of containing the spread of COVID-19 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on May 21, 2020. (Xinhua/Rahel Patrasso)

Filipino artist Leeroy New wears an improvised face mask in his studio in Manila, the Philippines on May 22, 2020. Leeroy New used recycled plastic bottles, cups, and shuttlecocks to create artistic COVID-19 face masks that he would also display in an online exhibit along with other visual artists to enhance awareness and educate the public on the COVID-19 disease. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali)

A teacher prepares a tablet showing the image of a student during a "cyber-graduation" ceremony at a high school in Manila, the Philippines on May 22, 2020. Some 179 students took part in the "cyber-graduation" ceremony by means of robots and social media as the ban on mass gatherings was still implemented in the Philippines to prevent the spread of COVID-19. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali)

A mother and her child take a walk at the Montmartre in Paris, France, May 22, 2020. France has decided to organize the delayed second round of mayoral election on June 28, which Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said on Friday is "reversible" if the COVID-19 pandemic turns against it. (Xinhua/Gao Jing)

People observe social distancing while enjoying the sunshine at the Carcavelos beach in Cascais, Portugal, on May 21, 2020.

When the weather gets warmer, the nation eases lockdown measures taken to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo by Pedro Fiuza/Xinhua)

A notice of maintaining social distance is seen at Jones Beach State Park in New York, the United States, on May 22, 2020. State-run beaches in New York were open on Friday for Memorial Day weekend, while strict restrictions were in place to prevent COVID-19 spread. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

People are seen on a road during the lockdown in Kathmandu, Nepal on May 22, 2020. (Photo by Sulav Shrestha/Xinhua)

Aerial photo taken on May 20, 2020 shows people riding a motorcycle on the grass emerging following lowered water level on an island in the Yangtze River in Chongqing, southwest China. (Xinhua/Tang Yi)

Photo taken on May 22, 2020 shows lotus blossoms at the Guanshanhu Park in Guiyang, southwest China's Guizhou Province. (Xinhua/Liu Xu)■

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