Indian children celebrated the Hindu festival of Diwali and supporters of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi reveled in her party's landslide victory that will give the country its first government in decades that isn't under the military's sway.
In other images from around Asia last week, the Philippines prepared to host the annual APEC summit, and haze shrouded Beijing's skyline ahead of this month's big meeting in Paris to tackle global warming.
Firemen in Indonesia rode elephants equipped with pumps and hoses to patrol areas burned by forest fires to ensure that the blazes don't reappear.
Autumn colors brightened a park in Tokyo, while Taiwanese national flags hung in a school pathway in Yokohama's Chinatown.
In Myanmar, novice Buddhist nuns in pink robes lined up to collect alms, and in Hong Kong a rooftop statue is one of 31 so-called "naked man" sculptures by a British artist on exhibit around the city.
This gallery was curated by Associated Press photo editor Karly Domb Sadof in Bangkok.