Hong Kong Chief Executive Donald Tsang looks downwards as he apologizes during a news conference in Hong Kong June 1, 2012. Hong Kong's outgoing leader Tsang tearfully apologized on Friday for his part in one of a series of corruption scandals that have embarrassed China, a day after an independent report called for him to be held more accountable
Liu Zhenmin, Ambassador of the Permanent Representative Mission of China to Geneva, delivers his statement during the special session of the of the Human Rights Council at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Friday, June 1, 2012. The Human Rights Council holds a special session on "the deterioration of the human rights situation in the Syrian Arab Republic and the recent killings in Houla"
Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou poses for a photograph during an interview with Reuters at the Presidential Office in Taipei June 1, 2012. Ma said on Friday he was hopeful China's next rulers would maintain improving relations and that anointed leader Xi Jinping's understanding of cross-Strait issues would help keep economic cooperation on track.
Hostesses gather outside a restaurant in Beijing on June 1, 2012.
People play cards on a street in Beijing on June 1, 2012
A man watches as others swim in a lake in Beijing on June 1, 2012.
Women work at a textile factory in Huaibei in central China's Anhui province, Friday, June 1, 2012.
A girl watches a performance to celebrate International Children's Day at a kindergarten for children of migrant workers, in Beijing June 1, 2012.
A volunteer teaches children to dance to celebrate International Children's Day at a kindergarten for children of migrant workers, in Beijing June 1, 2012. China's Premier Wen Jiabao recently visited several children of migrant workers in central China's Hunan province and acknowledged the contributions migrant workers have made toward boosting China's economic growth, reassuring them that their children will be well taken care of in their absence, Xinhua news agency reported.
A boy sits on a basin in a toilet at a kindergarten for children of migrant workers on International Children's Day, in Beijing June 1, 2012.
This picture taken on May 31, 2012 shows Chinese actress Fan Bingbing arriving on the red carpet for the fashion show by 77-year-old designer Giorgio Armani at the 798 art complex in Beijing. Entitled 'One Night Only in Beijing', the show presented 12 autumn/winter collections and was billed as a celebration of 'over a decade of Armani in China'.
This picture taken on May 31, 2012 shows Taiwanese actress Shu Qi arriving on the red carpet for the fashion show by 77-year-old fashion designer Giorgio Armani at the 798 art complex in Beijing.
A model presents a creation by Italian fashion house Armani in Beijing on May 31, 2012.
Xiao Cao, a 57-year-old gay man, shaves as he sits next to his partner in his eight-square-metre apartment in Shanghai. China's gay community has long been on the edges of society but it is gradually becoming more accepted. Cao, who is an unemployed drag queen, is one whose life lifts the curtain on a less romanticised view of Chinese homosexuals. Living in an eight-square-metre apartment behind a public toilet and with a monthly income of 500 yuan ($79) from social insurance, he passes his days dancing in public and spending time with friends at gay clubs. Picture taken April 22, 2012.