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A young woman plays with fallen leaves in Shanghai yesterday as November draws to a close. Rain and a strong cold front are expected to hit the city at the start of December, according to forecasters.

That’s why they call it the fall ...

A young woman plays with fallen leaves in Shanghai yesterday as November draws to a close. Rain and a strong cold front are expected to hit the city at the start of December, according to forecasters.

An excavator operator uses his skill to build a tower of goblets yesterday during an annual competition in Shanghai. Other competitors were tasked with using heavy machinery to dunk basketballs into a net.

Heavy machine, light touch

An excavator operator uses his skill to build a tower of goblets yesterday during an annual competition in Shanghai. Other competitors were tasked with using heavy machinery to dunk basketballs into a net.

People tuck into a huge hotpot yesterday during the Hotpot Culture Festival in southwest China’s Chongqing. The pot used to cook the massive meal was more than 1 meter deep, had a diameter of 10m, weighed 31 tons and was large enough to accommodate 56 diners simultaneously.

Do you think we ordered enough ?

People tuck into a huge hotpot yesterday during the Hotpot Culture Festival in southwest China’s Chongqing. The pot used to cook the massive meal was more than 1 meter deep, had a diameter of 10m, weighed 31 tons and was large enough to accommodate 56 diners simultaneously.


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