AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

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Posted: Mar 21, 2016 2:46 AM
AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

In glimpses of daily life from around Asia last week, a Kashmiri man strolled through a field of yellow mustard flowers against the backdrop of a towering mountain, while in Beijing a military band director led a rehearsal in the Great Hall of the People.

An ethnic minority delegate posed for a group photo before a plenary session of the National People's Congress, which drew to a close last week. China's chief prosecutor said battling "infiltration, subversion and sabotage by hostile forces" was a key priority this year.

A Hindu priest arranged marigold flowers in Kolkata, India. Activists from the youth wing of India's Congress party, meanwhile, protested against businessman Vijay Mallya, a Formula One team boss and flamboyant businessman who was allowed to leave the country while being pursued over massive debts.

In the latest human vs computer competition, South Korean professional Go player Lee Sedol won just one of five matches against Google's artificial intelligence program, AlphaGo.

At Tokyo Fashion Week, models displayed creations designed by Vietnam's Nguyen Cong Tri, while at the Australian Grand Prix, two cars collided.


This gallery was curated by Associated Press photo editors Shuji Kajiyama in Tokyo and Karly Domb Sadoff in Bangkok.