A sign encouraging people not to waste food is seen at a restaurant in Handan in China's northern Hebei province on Thursday. Chinese diners are being urged to order "one less plate", after Chinese President Xi Jinping made a speech urging the nation to stop wasting food and embrace thrift.
A cargo ship sits at a Nippon Steel Corp. plant in Kashima, Ibaraki Prefecture in April as falling steel demand sent the nation's top three steelmakers into the red during the first quarter.
Ady Carrillo (L) holds a sign asking to "Cancel Rent" during the "Cancel Rent" Protest and Caravan in Chinatown in Los Angeles, California. The "Cancel Rent" movement is gathering steam with protests across the US as Americans hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic pile up debts. Activists want landlords to suspend rent obligations for those in the most dire straits, having lost their jobs in the economic chaos sparked by the virus crisis.
Sonali Investment Chairman Ziaul Hasan Siddiqui presides over the 10th Annual General Meeting of the company in the capital on Wednesday. Shareholders Md Ataur Rahman Prodhan, Md. Zakir Hossain, Shamim Ahmed, Subhash Chandra Das and CEO Md. Abdul Ohab were present on the occasion.