AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

August 3, 2018
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In this Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, file photo, Japanese macaques take a nap in the shade to avoid sunshine at Ueno Zoo in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)

Japanese macaques nap in the shade to avoid sunshine at a Tokyo zoo while people crowd in a swimming pool to escape the summer heat in South Korea. Monsoon rains and a typhoon affected other Asian countries, with flooding threatening to inundate parts of Hanoi, Vietnam.

In other images from the Asia-Pacific region this week, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen holds a ballot before voting in the election that returned him to office for another five-year term.

In Australia, Peter Peacock embraces his biological daughter, Gypsy Diamond, who found him after a Victoria state law enacted last year retroactively lifted the anonymity that had been granted to sperm donors decades ago.


This gallery was curated by Associated Press photo editor Toru Takahashi in Tokyo.


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