AP Week in Pictures: Asia

Sep 29, 2022, 5:44 AM | Updated: 6:17 pm

Akie Abe, widow of former Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe, arrives with her husband's remains at...

Akie Abe, widow of former Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe, arrives with her husband's remains at the state funeral Tuesday Sept. 27, 2022, at Nippon Budokan in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, Pool)

(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, Pool)

              A woman walks by a bank's currency advertisement board in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Sept. 23, 2022. Asian stocks fell for a third day Friday after more rate hikes by the Federal Reserve and other central banks to control persistent inflation spurred fears of a possible global recession. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
              A boy sleeps in a basket as his parents sell religious items early morning on a roadside in Mumbai, India, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022. Hindus Sunday marked Mahalaya when they offer prayers and perform rituals in remembrance of their ancestors. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
              A woman walks past a Japanese restaurant in Beijing, Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022. Friend or foe? Or both? On the streets of Tokyo and Beijing, the ties between Japan and China remain complicated and often contradictory, 50 years after the two countries normalized relations as part of a process that brought communist China into the international fold. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
              A tattered Philippine flag is seen over a flooded road due to Typhoon Noru in San Miguel town, Bulacan province, Philippines, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. Typhoon Noru blew out of the northern Philippines on Monday, leaving some people dead, causing floods and power outages and forcing officials to suspend classes and government work in the capital and outlying provinces. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
              Riders cross the Sea Cliff Bridge during the elite men's road race at the world road cycling championships in Wollongong, Australia, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, center left, stands next to the demarcation line at the demilitarized zone (DMZ) separating the two Koreas, in Panmunjom, South Korea Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022. (Leah Millis/Pool Photo via AP)
              Former Australian Prime Ministers Malcolm Turnbull, from left, Tony Abbott, John Howard and current Prime Minister Anthony Albanese pose for a photo with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida before their meeting at the Akasaka Palace state guest house in Tokyo, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
              Akie Abe, wife of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, bows at the altar during his state funeral, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022, in Tokyo. He was assassinated in July. (Kim Kyung-Hoon/Pool Photo via AP)
              A portrait of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hangs on the stage during his state funeral, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022, Tokyo. Abe was assassinated in July. (Franck Robichon/Pool Photo via AP)
              Akie Abe, widow of former Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe, arrives with her husband's remains at the state funeral Tuesday Sept. 27, 2022, at Nippon Budokan in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, Pool)

Sept. 23-29, 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 Shuji Kajiyama in Tokyo.

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