Hong Kong stocks are surging on rising China investment flows, but concerns are also growing that the financial hub may not be able to cope with more mishaps in the wake of a recent market manipulation scandal. (Photo: SCMP's K.Y. Cheng)
At least 800 people have died in a major heatwave that has swept across India, melting roads in New Delhi as temperatures neared 50 degrees Celsius (122 Fahrenheit). (Photo: EPA)
Street lights powered by their own wind turbines and solar panels are lighting up a section of Barcelona's sea front as part of the city's bid to become energy self-sufficient.
Shanghai hosts the Consumer Electronics Show away from its Las Vegas home, and many of the offerings aren't bringing the 'wow' factor. (Photo: AFP)