In this picture taken on recently shows, employees working in the warehouse of Cainiao Smart Logistics Network, the logistics affiliate of e-commerce giant Alibaba, in Wuxi, China's eastern Jiangsu province, ahead of Singles' Day, also known as the Double 11 shopping festival - the world's biggest shopping event - which falls on November 11.
Women work in a small ceramic workshop in Slovyansk recently. Ex-Soviet Ukraine -- one of Europe's poorest countries with an ageing public health system -- is suffering a surge in infections that small-business owners fear will bring about new restrictions and serve a final blow to their livelihoods.
Shoppers walk through a market in Seoul on Tuesday.
Sonali Bank CEO and Managing Director Md Ataur Rahman Pradhan hands over a certificate to a participant of a foundation training course, organised by Sonali Bank Staff College, in the capital recently.