In this Week in Photos, Yao Ming cheers during the men’s 5x5 basketball finals between Iran and China at the Asian Games; students return to school to start a new semester; and severe floods hit Baihua Town, in Guangdong province.
A young student yawns as she and other students attend a flag-raising ceremony that marks the start of a new semester at a primary school in Guiyang, Guizhou province, Aug. 27, 2018. IC
An aerial shot shows severely flooded streets in Baihua Town, Huizhou, Guangdong province, Sept. 1, 2018. Wang Er/VCG
Yao Ming (right) stands to cheer during the men’s 5x5 basketball finals between Iran and China on day fourteen of the Asian Games, in Jakarta, Indonesia, Sept. 1, 2018. Wang Dongming/CNS/VCG
Builders atop an aerial lift work on the roof of Beijing Daxing International Airport in Beijing, Aug. 30, 2018. The building, which is set for completion in 2019, will be the world’s largest single-terminal airport. Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/VCG
A two-month-old white tiger cub that was abandoned by its mother and an infant spotted hyena play with a Golden Retriever at Beijing Wildlife Park on the outskirts of Beijing, Aug. 30, 2018. Jason Lee/Reuters
Workers chat with a man leaning out of his window outside a residential high-rise building in Shanghai, Aug. 28, 2018. Johannes Eisele/AFP/VCG
Chinese PLA honor guard stand in position before a welcoming ceremony for the President of Burkina Faso Roch Marc Christian Kaboré at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Aug. 31, 2018. Roman Pilipey/Pool/Reuters