AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

May 31, 2019
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In this Friday, May 24, 2019, file photo, two same-sex couples seal their legal marriage with a kiss at the registration office in Xingyi District in Taipei, Taiwan. Hundreds of same-sex couples in Taiwan are rushing to the household registration office on the first day that a landmark decision to legalize same-sex marriage has taken effect. (AP Photo/Johnson Lai, File)

Same-sex couples in Taiwan seal their marriage with a kiss after the self-ruled democratic island became the first place in Asia to legalize the unions.

In other images from the Asia-Pacific region this week, a beaming President Donald Trump greets U.S. service members during a visit to Japan.

A representative of a South Korean tour agency bows in apology following a collision between a sightseeing boat packed with South Korean tourists and a larger vessel on the Danube River in Budapest, Hungary.

Climbers line up along a path to Mount Everest, highlighting dangerous overcrowding on the world’s highest peak that resulted in some dozen deaths.


This gallery was curated by Associated Press photo editor Masayo Yoshida in Tokyo.


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