Toru TakahashiComment

Asia in review

Toru TakahashiComment
Asia in review

Asia in review is a monthly gallery that features some of the top photojournalism made by AP staff photographers and stringers based in AP’s Asia-Pacific region.

This gallery features images made and published in August, 2018.

 A Muslim woman walks past a mosque which collapsed during a powerful earthquake in Gangga, Lombok Island, Indonesia, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago)

A Muslim woman walks past a mosque which collapsed during a powerful earthquake in Gangga, Lombok Island, Indonesia, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago)

 Rohingya refugees cry as they pray during a gathering to commemorate the first anniversary of Myanmar army's crackdown which led to a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims to Bangladesh, at Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

Rohingya refugees cry as they pray during a gathering to commemorate the first anniversary of Myanmar army's crackdown which led to a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims to Bangladesh, at Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

 People who were affected by an earthquake attend a morning prayer session marking Eid al-Adha in Kokokputek, Lombok Island, Indonesia, Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago)

People who were affected by an earthquake attend a morning prayer session marking Eid al-Adha in Kokokputek, Lombok Island, Indonesia, Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago)

 A man salvages items from a home destroyed by a powerful earthquake in North Lombok, Indonesia, Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)

A man salvages items from a home destroyed by a powerful earthquake in North Lombok, Indonesia, Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)

 Rescuers search for victims feared buried under the rubble of a building, flattened by an earthquake in Tanjung, Lombok Island, Indonesia, Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago)

Rescuers search for victims feared buried under the rubble of a building, flattened by an earthquake in Tanjung, Lombok Island, Indonesia, Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago)

 Philippine National Police officers and employees react as their tent is toppled by a hovering police helicopter performing a salute during the 117th Philippine National Police Service anniversary at Camp Crame in Quezon city, northeast of Manila, Philippines. Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

Philippine National Police officers and employees react as their tent is toppled by a hovering police helicopter performing a salute during the 117th Philippine National Police Service anniversary at Camp Crame in Quezon city, northeast of Manila, Philippines. Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

 Pigeons fly past as Muslims gather to offer Eid al-Adha prayers at Jama Masjid in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

Pigeons fly past as Muslims gather to offer Eid al-Adha prayers at Jama Masjid in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

 A member of ASC Tornados, the motorcycle display team of the Indian army, jumps through a fire ring as he performs a daredevil stunt during Indian Independence Day celebrations in Bangalore, India, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)

A member of ASC Tornados, the motorcycle display team of the Indian army, jumps through a fire ring as he performs a daredevil stunt during Indian Independence Day celebrations in Bangalore, India, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)

 A Hindu priest, whose face is smeared with color and sacrificial blood, carries a goat for sacrifice during Deodhani festival at the Kamakhya Hindu temple in Gauhati, India, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)

A Hindu priest, whose face is smeared with color and sacrificial blood, carries a goat for sacrifice during Deodhani festival at the Kamakhya Hindu temple in Gauhati, India, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)

 A Rohingya refugee child cries as he gets a hair cut at a makeshift saloon at Balukhali Refugee Camp in Bangladesh, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

A Rohingya refugee child cries as he gets a hair cut at a makeshift saloon at Balukhali Refugee Camp in Bangladesh, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

 A Parsi offers prayers on their New Year in Mumbai, India, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)

A Parsi offers prayers on their New Year in Mumbai, India, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)

 A boy swims in the Mekong river bank on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)

A boy swims in the Mekong river bank on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)

 North Korean soldiers salute as others bow before the giant bronze statues of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il during the anniversary of the end of World War II and liberation from Japanese colonial rule in Pyongyang, North Korea, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

North Korean soldiers salute as others bow before the giant bronze statues of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il during the anniversary of the end of World War II and liberation from Japanese colonial rule in Pyongyang, North Korea, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

 Walls of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's studio collapse during demolition by the Chinese government in Beijing Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018.(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

Walls of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's studio collapse during demolition by the Chinese government in Beijing Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018.(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

 A man walks through a building in Tokyo as the temperature rose to 35 degrees Celsius (95 degrees Fahrenheit), Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

A man walks through a building in Tokyo as the temperature rose to 35 degrees Celsius (95 degrees Fahrenheit), Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

 A couple watches a screen during a mass wedding ceremony at the Cheong Shim Peace World Center in Gapyeong, South Korea, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

A couple watches a screen during a mass wedding ceremony at the Cheong Shim Peace World Center in Gapyeong, South Korea, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

 In this Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, photo, combined Koreas Ro Suk Yong, left, and Taiwan's Hsile Bao jump for ball possession during their women's basketball match at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

In this Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, photo, combined Koreas Ro Suk Yong, left, and Taiwan's Hsile Bao jump for ball possession during their women's basketball match at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

 Some 80,000 participants in the annual City2surf fun run make their way along the 14 kilometers (8.7 miles) course in Sydney Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

Some 80,000 participants in the annual City2surf fun run make their way along the 14 kilometers (8.7 miles) course in Sydney Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

 Takeshi Kamura, left, and Keigo Sonoda of Japan react after beating Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo of Indonesia in their men's badminton doubles quarterfinal match at the BWF World Championships in Nanjing, China, Friday, Aug. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

Takeshi Kamura, left, and Keigo Sonoda of Japan react after beating Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo of Indonesia in their men's badminton doubles quarterfinal match at the BWF World Championships in Nanjing, China, Friday, Aug. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

 Malaysia's Nur Dhabitah Sabri competes during the women's 1m springboard diving at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

Malaysia's Nur Dhabitah Sabri competes during the women's 1m springboard diving at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

 Riders compete in the women's omnium gold medal race during the track cycling at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

Riders compete in the women's omnium gold medal race during the track cycling at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

 Pusarla V. Sindhu of India serves while competing against Carolina Marin of Spain in their women's badminton championship match at the BWF World Championships in Nanjing, China, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

Pusarla V. Sindhu of India serves while competing against Carolina Marin of Spain in their women's badminton championship match at the BWF World Championships in Nanjing, China, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)