AP Week in Pictures: Asia

Jun 30, 2022, 6:14 AM | Updated: 6:55 pm
A resident walks besides the Chinese and Hong Kong flags hanging from a residential building to cel...

A resident walks besides the Chinese and Hong Kong flags hanging from a residential building to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong handover to China, at a public housing estate, in Hong Kong, Saturday, June 25, 2022. As the former British colony marks the 25th anniversary of its return to China, reeling from pandemic curbs that devastated business and a crackdown on its pro-democracy movement, Hong Kong leaders say it is time to transform again and become a tech center that relies more on ties with nearby Chinese factory cities than on global trade. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

(AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

              A woman shows flood damaged corn crop as she dries them on a road at a village in Morigaon district, east of Gauhati, Assam state, India, Tuesday, June 28, 2022. Erratic and early rains had triggered unprecedented floods in the region. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
            
              Joseph Tso, owner of Yuet Tung China Works, Hong Kong's last hand-painted porcelain factory, re-paints an old porcelain in Hong Kong, Wednesday, June 8, 2022. The traditional technique of painting “guangcai,” or Canton porcelain is a fading art in this modern metropolis, as fewer young people are willing to put in the time and effort required to master the craft or to work at the factory full-time. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
            
              China's Ambassador to Australia Xiao Qian, right, watches as a protestor is escorted from the room by security during his address on the state of relations between Australia and China at the University of Technology in Sydney, Australia, Friday, June 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
            
              Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr., right, waves beside wife Maria Louise, left, and son Sandro as they arrive at Malacanang Presidential Palace after the inauguration ceremony, Thursday, June 30, 2022, in Manila, Philippines. Marcos was sworn in as the country's 17th president. (AP Photo/Gerard Carreon)
            
              A resident walks besides the Chinese and Hong Kong flags hanging from a residential building to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong handover to China, at a public housing estate, in Hong Kong, Saturday, June 25, 2022. As the former British colony marks the 25th anniversary of its return to China, reeling from pandemic curbs that devastated business and a crackdown on its pro-democracy movement, Hong Kong leaders say it is time to transform again and become a tech center that relies more on ties with nearby Chinese factory cities than on global trade. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

June 24-30, 2022

This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in Asia and Pacific.

The gallery was curated by AP photo editor Masayo Yoshida in Tokyo.

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