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AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

September 13, 2019
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In this Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, file photo, a model displays a creation featuring the Korean alphabet, Hangeul, by one of 40 designers during the Hangeul fashion show as a part of Seoul 365 Fashion Show at the National Hangeul Museum in Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
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In this Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, file photo, a model displays a creation featuring the Korean alphabet, Hangeul, by one of 40 designers during the Hangeul fashion show as a part of Seoul 365 Fashion Show at the National Hangeul Museum in Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)

A model wears a creation featuring the Korean alphabet, or Hangeul, at a fashion show in Seoul, South Korea.

In other images from the Asia-Pacific region this week, commuters fill a highway in Beijing during rush hour earlier this month, after Chinese media reported the metropolis had lower than usual monthly pollution levels in August.

In Pyongyang, performers hold up cards to form a portrait of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a mass games performance titled “The Land of the People.”

The ongoing anti-government demonstrations in Hong Kong involved episodes of vandalism and tear gas use but also included sing-alongs of protest songs and unity anthems in shopping malls and other public venues.

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

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