AP Week in Pictures: Asia

Nov 10, 2022, 2:15 AM | Updated: 4:31 pm
Hindu women light oil lamps at the Banganga pond as they celebrate Dev Diwali festival in Mumbai, I...

Hindu women light oil lamps at the Banganga pond as they celebrate Dev Diwali festival in Mumbai, India, Monday, Nov. 7, 2022. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

(AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

              A woman wearing a face mask walks along a street in Beijing, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. Chinese stocks in Hong Kong gained Friday after the health ministry said the mainland's severe anti-virus controls should be less costly and disruptive and a city said it would ease restrictions after access to an area around the world's biggest iPhone factory was suspended. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
            
              The moon is over the Sydney Harbour Bridge during a lunar eclipse in Sydney, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. Known as a blood moon, the moon appears a reddish-orange from the light of Earth's sunsets and sunrises and at the peak of the eclipse, the moon is 242,740 miles (390,653 kilometers) away, according to NASA scientists. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
            
              Security personnel patrol the ASEAN summit venue in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022. Southeast Asian leaders convene in the Cambodian capital Thursday, faced with the challenge of trying to curtail escalating violence in Myanmar while the country's military-led government shows no signs of complying with the group's peace plan. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
            
              People attend a candlelight vigil for victims of Halloween crowd crush in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022. Thousands of South Korean citizens gathered in downtown Seoul to hold a candlelight vigil for Halloween crowd crush victims and condemn the South Korean government's response to the accident. The signs read "Resignation of President Yoon Suk Yeol." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
            
              Kashmiri Muslim devotees pray from the windows of a mosque as a priest displays a relic of Sufi saint Sheikh Syed Abdul Qadir Jeelani outside his shrine in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Monday, Nov. 7, 2022. Hundreds of devotees have gathered at the shrine for the 11-day festival that marks the death anniversary of the Sufi saint. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan)
            
              Kashmiri Muslim women devotees weep while praying as a priest displays a relic of Sufi saint Sheikh Syed Abdul Qadir Jeelani outside his shrine in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Monday, Nov. 7, 2022. Hundreds of devotees have gathered at the shrine for the 11-day festival that marks the death anniversary of the Sufi saint. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan)
            
              A worker in protective clothing keeps watch along metal barriers set up around the shuttered shophouses that were locked down as part of COVID-19 controls in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              People ride on a train during a lunar eclipse over the Tokyo sky on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)
            
              A naga statue is silhouetted against the moon during a total lunar eclipse in front of the Chinese temple in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)
            
              Hindu women light oil lamps at the Banganga pond as they celebrate Dev Diwali festival in Mumbai, India, Monday, Nov. 7, 2022. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

Nov. 4-10, 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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