Workers undertake drainage repairs on a commercial street in Beijing. Chinese inflation slowed to 3% in November, the National Bureau of Statistics said, comfortably below the government’s target of 3.5% for the year.
Female workers transport construction materials as they walk past an advertisement for a luxury brand at a shopping district in Beijing.
A delivery courier uses his mobile phone as he lies in a tricycle on a road in Beijing on Monday. Chinese manufacturing grew at its strongest pace in 18 months in October.
A hairstylist works on a model’s hair during a show at China Fashion Week in Beijing.
A multiple exposure picture shows Japan’s Haruka Imai performing during the Cup of China ISU grand prix of figure skating in Beijing. Read more
A model wears a dress from the 2014 Gioia Pan and Mark Cheung collection during China Fashion Week in Beijing on Thursday. Read more
A model on Wednesday presents a creation from a lingerie collection during China Fashion Week in Beijing. Read more
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 man talks on his mobile phone outside a construction site in central Beijing.
Boris Johnson, mayor of London, and George Osborne, chancellor of the UK exchequer, hold a Q&A at Peking University in Beijing. Read more