A motorbike rental vendor relaxes as he waits for customers in Goa, India. Raghuram Rajan, Reserve Bank Of India governor, said in New Delhi yesterday the central bank would address all policy concerns in a review next week, spurring speculation he will continue intruding measures to tackle inflation and the economic slowdown simultaneously. Read more
A woman walks past a vast billboard advertising luxury flats in Jakarta. Indonesia’s government unveiled an emergency fiscal package last Friday to promote foreign investment, reduce imports and prop up its tumbling rupiah currency, as it struggles to revive confidence in southeast Asia’s largest economy
A man tends to his watermelon stall as he waits for customers at a market in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday
A balloon-seller cycles along and a women takes a stroll on a wet Beijing street on Friday. More than two-thirds of the city’s annual rainfall falls in June to August, breaking the city’s otherwise dry and arid climate
A vendor and his son tend to a vegetable stall at a market in Jakarta on Monday. Read more
A roadside vendor prepares tea and milk for customers in New Delhi, India, on Friday. Read more
A Thai vendor carries balloons for sale in Bangkok, Thailand, on Thursday.
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A Filipino vendor recovers items as a firefighter directs a water hose towards a burning shopping mall in Manila in the Philippines on Thursday. The fire at the Divisoria Mall could take days to put out, firefighters said.