The flame is lit to signify the official beginning of the 16th Asian Games during the opening ceremony in Guangzhou, China, on Nov. 12. The Asian Games run from November 12 through 27 and will involve some 14,000 athletes and officials from 45 countries.
Pupils pray near a scale model of the Kaaba which was constructed at Nile Garden school before the upcoming Eid Al-Adha festival in Cairo, Egypt. Muslims across the world are preparing to celebrate the annual festival of Eid Al-Adha or the Festival of Sacrifice, which marks the end of the haj pilgrimage to Mecca by hundreds of millions of Muslims.
One-child policy: The China Daily newspaper on Monday quoted the head of the National Population and Family Planning Commission as saying there were no plans to change the policy anytime soon.
A marvelous documentary, 'Last Train Home' tells the story of a Chinese couple's journey home to their village each year to see their children.
City governments across China need to repay the debt owed to the migrant workers who have generated their tax revenues for so long, says prominent workers’ rights advocate Han Dongfang.
Chinese production of Honda automobiles remains stalled as the result of a strike by workers looking for a larger wage increase.
A ninth employee killed himself Tuesday at the Chinese electronics supplier Foxconn, which makes the Apple iPad and Sony Ericsson phones, turning attention to working conditions at the firm's huge complex.
Passengers queue to get on the train at Guangzhou Railway Station on Jan. 30, in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China. China's Spring Festival travel peak season, or 'chun yun' in Chinese, kicks off today. The traditional Chinese Spring Festival will fall on February 14 this year and the travel peak will last 40 days until March 10.
An Angolan boy plays football on the beach in Benguela on Jan. 29 during the African Nations Cup football tournament taking place in the country.