China launches a spacecraft from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest province Sichuan. The experimental spacecraft will fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the country’s first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface.
Pro-democracy protesters stand their ground on a barricaded road in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong on Thursday
People flock to an inflated rubber duck by Dutch conceptual artist Florentijn Hofman floating on a lake at the Century Park in Shanghai, China.
A protester bleeds as he attempts to stop taxi drivers trying to remove the barricades across main roads. The incident took place near a line of riot police at the occupied area, in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong.
A ragpicker walks past a poster showing Beijing’s central business district next to the China Central Television (CCTV) building outside a construction site in Beijing
A model wears a creation by Jonny Fu during Shanghai Fashion Week on Friday
A mechanical installation named “Long Ma”, operated by French performance art company La Machine, performs in front of the National Stadium in Beijing.
Japanese lawmakers follow a Shinto priest as part of a visit by more than 100 lawmakers to a Tokyo shrine condemned by China and Korea as a symbol of Japan’s militarist past
Police chase protesters attempting to regroup after being forcibly cleared from an area they were occupying in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong
Workers install an advertisement board for a Skoda Octavia on a building in Taiyuan, Shanxi province. China’s banks increased lending in September, supporting Beijing’s efforts to guide capital into the struggling economy, but foreign investment remained weak and foreign exchange reserve data showed signs of potential capital flight.