AP Week in Pictures: Asia
Ng Han Guan
A model presents a gown from the William Zhang collection by designer Hongwei Zhang during the China Fashion Week held in Beijing, China, Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021.
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is seen through a teleprompter as he speaks during his news conference at his office in Tokyo, Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021. Japan announced Thursday it is extending a coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and 18 other areas until the end of September as health care systems remain under severe strain, although new infections have slowed slightly.
National Disaster Response Force personnel search for missing people after two passenger ferries collided Wednesday in the river Brahmaputra, near Nimati Ghat, in Jorhat, northeastern Assam state, India, Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021.
A woman twirls a banner for exercise at a public park in Beijing, Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021.
Movie cinema staff spray disinfectant in preparation for its reopening at a shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021. Malaysia's government announced the reopening of most entertainment and art sectors to fully vaccinated individuals in all states beginning Sept 9.
Chow Han Tung, vice chairwoman of the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China, attends a news conference in Hong Kong, Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021. The group behind the annual Tiananmen Square memorial vigil in Hong Kong said Sunday it will not cooperate with police conducting a national security investigation into the group's activities, calling it an abuse of power.
Mahesh Kumar A
A goat feeds on a flower garland that was placed on a statue of Mother Mary in front of a crucifix at the shrine of Our Lady of Health during the annual feast of the birth of Virgin Mary in Hyderabad, India, Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021.
A model presents a creation from Chinese fashion designer Janet Chen at China Fashion Week in Beijing, Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021.
Dancers perform during the closing ceremony for the 2020 Paralympics at the National Stadium in Tokyo, Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021.
Fireworks illuminate over National Stadium viewed from Shibuya Sky observation deck during the closing ceremony for the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo, Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021.
Sept. 3-9, 2021
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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