AP Week in Pictures: Asia

Jan 5, 2023, 2:47 AM | Updated: 5:08 pm
A commercial aircraft approaches the runway as the sun sets for the last time in 2022, in New Delhi...

A commercial aircraft approaches the runway as the sun sets for the last time in 2022, in New Delhi, India, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

(AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

              An elderly patient receives an intravenous drip while using a ventilator in the hallway of the emergency ward in Beijing, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
              Chinar trees are reflected on the frozen Dal Lake on a cold morning in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Wednesday, Jan. 4 , 2022. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan)
              Visitors are reflected on a window pane as a man counts Chinese currency notes at a shop selling tea in Qianmen, a popular tourist spot in Beijing, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
              Devotees pray during the Hindu festival of Galungan, the celebration of the triumph of good over evil, at a temple in Bali, Indonesia on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)
              A Buddhist devotee holds beads during the Monlam prayers at a Sherpa monastery in Kathmandu, Nepal, Monday, Jan. 2, 2023. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
              People watch the first sunrise and train passes on New Year's Day in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
              A student with visual disability writes in braille at a government-run school in Hyderabad, India, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)
              A homeless woman sits by the entrance of a dilapidated shelter in New Delhi, Dec. 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
              A contestant prepares his paper during the annual New Year's calligraphy contest at the Budokan martial arts hall Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
              Police march during a ceremony marking Myanmar's 75th anniversary of Independence Day in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023. (AP Photo/Aung Shine Oo)
              A woman spreads out fish to dry on the Ngapali Beach near a fishing village in Myanmar's western Rakhine State, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022. (AP Photo/Aung Shine Oo)
              A commercial aircraft approaches the runway as the sun sets for the last time in 2022, in New Delhi, India, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

Dec. 30, 2022-Jan. 6, 2023

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 Wally Santana in Bangkok.

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