In glimpses of daily life around Asia last week, a woman gazed out a broken train window at one of New Delhi's busy railway stations, and Sri Lankan fishermen hauled in their catch.
Japan got a visit from Britain's Prince William, who greeted eager students in Tokyo and later visited the barren northeastern coastal areas devastated by the 2011 tsunami.
Construction workers in Bangkok clambered about on scaffolding to renovate a Buddhist temple, while in India farmers raised their hands during a protest against a government proposal to relax rules for acquiring land for infrastructure projects.
Seoul was shrouded in thick haze caused by yellow dust, prompting the city government to issue a dust warning and urging people to stay indoors. Later in the week, South Korean flags were hung from trees to mark the anniversary of a 1919 uprising against Japanese colonial rule.
Models in Jakarta showed off the latest collections during Indonesia Fashion Week 2015, while tourists in disputed Kashmir glided across Dal Lake in a traditional wooden boat beneath looming craggy mountains dusted with snow.