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President Xi Jinping of China and Russia’s Vladimir Putin at the fourth summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia. An eleventh-hour agreement was made to import gas to China.
Shanghai increases security around railway station areas on Wednesday, ahead of next week’s 4th Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia.
Trishaw drivers take a nap while waiting for customers at a hutong alley near the Drum Tower, a tourist spot in Beijing, China
A young performer cries at the Bun Festival procession on Cheung Chau island, Hong Kong. During the parade the Taoist god of the sea is worshipped and evil spirits are scared away by loud gongs and drums.
A man cleans the teeth of a hippopotamus at a wild life reserve park in Guangzhou, Guangdong province in China.
Aquarium visitors take in the submarine view at the Chimelong Ocean Kingdom in Zhuhai, Guangdong province, China on Tuesday. The ocean theme park claims to be the world’s largest and opened in March.
Visitors participate in the annual water-splashing festival to mark the new year of the Dai minority in Xishuangbanna. Last Sunday marked the beginning of the 1,376th new year, according to the ethnic Dai calendar. Read more
People dance with umbrellas during a celebration for the New Year of the Dai minority in Xishuangbanna, China. Last Sunday marked the beginning of the 1,376th New Year, according to the ethnic Dai calendar.