J-10 fighter jets of the Bayi aerobatic team of the People’s Liberation Army Air Force perform during a flight at Airshow China in Zhuhai, Guangdong province, China
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) shakes hands with China’s President Xi Jinping (R), during their meeting at the Great Hall of the People, on the sidelines of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation meetings, in Beijing, China.
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A Chinese guard of honour during a welcoming ceremony for the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
Revellers in costume pose for photos as they celebrate Halloween in Beijing
A model presents a creation by Chinese designer Sun Xuefei from Fei Gallery & Boutique Collection at China Fashion Week in Beijing. The photograph was taken using multiple exposure.
Business people eat their lunch in a part of Hong Kong’s financial central district occupied by pro-democracy protesters
A model wears a Hei Lau creation for the Asahi Kasei Chinese Fashion Designer Creativity Award during China Fashion Week in Beijing
Anti-occupy protesters hold a Chinese national flag and demand barricades be removed from the occupied area in Hong Kong‘s Mong Kok district on Friday
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.
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.
Barricade debris set up by pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong on Thursday litters a street. Hong Kong is suffering its worst crisis since the handover to China in 1997, as opposition mounts against Beijing’s plan for electoral reform in the Chinese territory
A protester takes a break after scuffling with police as they attempted trying to remove barricades set up by demonstrators to block off the main roads in Hong Kong’s Central district
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A Chinese Christian woman prays during a service at an underground independent Protestant Church in Beijing, China. China, an officially atheist country, places a number of restrictions on Christians and allows legal practice of the faith only at state-approved churches
Police officers gather near a pro-democracy protest in the central district of Hong Kong on Monday.