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AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

July 19, 2019
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In this Wednesday, July 17, 2019, file photo, a protester throws kimchi, South Korean traditional pungent vegetable, to his fellow protester wearing a mask of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during a rally, protesting against the Japanese government's trade restriction to South Korea, in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
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In this Wednesday, July 17, 2019, file photo, a protester throws kimchi, South Korean traditional pungent vegetable, to his fellow protester wearing a mask of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during a rally, protesting against the Japanese government's trade restriction to South Korea, in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)

A South Korean man throws kimchi, the traditional pungent vegetable, at a fellow protester wearing the mask of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during an anti-Japanese rally in Seoul.

In other images from the Asia-Pacific region this week, children are hit by strong waves along Manila Bay in the Philippine capital.

A man wearing yukata, or summer kimono, poses with a mask in front of lanterns during the Mitama Festival at Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, which honors the country’s war dead.

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

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