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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.

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

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