Participants play in a swimming pool filled with pink and green plastic balls during a Guinness World Records attempt of the Largest Ball Pit as part of the Pink October campaign at Kerry Hotel in Pudong, Shanghai. The event, aimed at raising awareness of breast cancer prevention, set the world record with 1m balls in the 25-metre-long and 12.6-metre-wide swimming pool, according to local media.
A model on Wednesday presents a creation from a lingerie collection during China Fashion Week in Beijing. Read more
Two men row a boat past a partially dried-up riverbed on a section of the Yangtze River in Jiujiang, Jiangxi province, China. Read more
A model wears an haute couture creation by designer Hu Sheguang at China Fashion Week, in Beijing
Models present creations by Chinese designer Li Zuliang from the 2014 spring/summer collection at China Fashion Week, in Beijing
Apartment buildings and office blocks clustered tightly together in Hong Kong’s Kowloon district. Home prices in the crowded city have risen 120 per cent since 2008, and by more than 30 per cent from their previous peak in 1997, with prices in the luxury market being pushed up by wealthy buyers from mainland China.
Delegates pose for photos ahead of the opening ceremony of the 11th National Women’s Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, attended by 1,510 formal delegates and 156 specially invited ones Read more
A model presents a creation from the Ne-Tiger haute couture collection at China Fashion Week in Beijing.
A flag covers the face of an honour guard during a welcoming ceremony for the visiting Mongolian prime minister Norovyn Altankhuyag, outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China Read more
A textile factory worker in Huaibei, in east China’s Anhui province, on Thursday