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Here are the most spectacular pictures of last week from Asia

Updated : November 03, 2019 12:16 PM IST

From the continuing protests in Hong Kong to tensions in South Korea, Asia had an eventful week. Here are some of the most spectacular images that were taken from across Asia.

Employees sort out crickets for size at Smile cricket farm at Ratchaburi province, southwest of Bangkok, Thailand. Insects have long been part of the diet of poor rural Thais, but entrepreneur Thatnat Chanthatham - inspired by studies showing bugs are high in protein and raising them does minimal damage to the environment - hopes to broaden the market for baked bugs by packaging them like potato chips and selling them in stores and supermarkets. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit, File)
Employees sort out crickets for size at Smile cricket farm at Ratchaburi province, southwest of Bangkok, Thailand. Insects have long been part of the diet of poor rural Thais, but entrepreneur Thatnat Chanthatham - inspired by studies showing bugs are high in protein and raising them does minimal damage to the environment - hopes to broaden the market for baked bugs by packaging them like potato chips and selling them in stores and supermarkets. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit, File)
A participant shows her colourful eyelashes during the annual gay pride parade in Taipei, Taiwan. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying, File)
A participant shows her colourful eyelashes during the annual gay pride parade in Taipei, Taiwan. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying, File)
Tear gas engulfs participants in a rally in Hong Kong. Hong Kong police fired tear gas Sunday to disperse a rally called over concerns about police conduct in monthslong pro-democracy demonstrations, with protesters cursing the officers and calling them
Tear gas engulfs participants in a rally in Hong Kong. Hong Kong police fired tear gas Sunday to disperse a rally called over concerns about police conduct in monthslong pro-democracy demonstrations, with protesters cursing the officers and calling them "gangster cops." (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)
A man walks past posters with photographs of Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam on the floor of a tunnel in Hong Kong. Hong Kong protestors are continuing to rally in ways large and small to press for their demands, including expanded democratic rights, even as the movement extends into the fifth month. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)
A man walks past posters with photographs of Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam on the floor of a tunnel in Hong Kong. Hong Kong protestors are continuing to rally in ways large and small to press for their demands, including expanded democratic rights, even as the movement extends into the fifth month. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)
Tattoo artist Mike Chan's needle buzzes gently as he draws a design on his customer's thigh, a figure wearing helmet, goggles and mask. While groups of hardcore protesters tangling with riot police have become the movement’s most visible symbol, others are getting tattoos to show their support. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
Tattoo artist Mike Chan's needle buzzes gently as he draws a design on his customer's thigh, a figure wearing helmet, goggles and mask. While groups of hardcore protesters tangling with riot police have become the movement’s most visible symbol, others are getting tattoos to show their support. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
Supporters of the former Justice Minister Cho Kuk hold up cards showing national flags during a rally demanding reform at the prosecution service near the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea. Prosecutors on Thursday arrested the wife of Cho who resigned last week over corruption allegations surrounding his family that have sparked huge protests and rattled Seoul's liberal government. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
Supporters of the former Justice Minister Cho Kuk hold up cards showing national flags during a rally demanding reform at the prosecution service near the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea. Prosecutors on Thursday arrested the wife of Cho who resigned last week over corruption allegations surrounding his family that have sparked huge protests and rattled Seoul's liberal government. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
People shop for pumpkins at a roadside market in Hyderabad. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A., File)
People shop for pumpkins at a roadside market in Hyderabad. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A., File)
A police dog stands decorated with a garland of flowers during Tihar festival celebrations at a police kennel division in Kathmandu, Nepal. Dogs are worshipped to acknowledge their role in providing security during the second day of Tihar festival, one of the most important Hindu festivals that is also dedicated to the worship of Hindu goddess of wealth Laxmi. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha, File)
A police dog stands decorated with a garland of flowers during Tihar festival celebrations at a police kennel division in Kathmandu, Nepal. Dogs are worshipped to acknowledge their role in providing security during the second day of Tihar festival, one of the most important Hindu festivals that is also dedicated to the worship of Hindu goddess of wealth Laxmi. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha, File)
Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic serves against Naomi Osaka of Japan during their WTA Finals Tennis Tournament in Shenzhen, China's Guangdong province. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic serves against Naomi Osaka of Japan during their WTA Finals Tennis Tournament in Shenzhen, China's Guangdong province. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
People watch as smoke and flames rise from burning Shuri Castle in Naha, Okinawa, southern Japan. A fire broke out at the historic Shuri Castle on Japan’s southern island of Okinawa, nearly destroying it. (Jun Hirata/Kyodo News via AP, FIle)
People watch as smoke and flames rise from burning Shuri Castle in Naha, Okinawa, southern Japan. A fire broke out at the historic Shuri Castle on Japan’s southern island of Okinawa, nearly destroying it. (Jun Hirata/Kyodo News via AP, FIle)
Eva's Hotel stands damaged after a strong earthquake in Kidapawan, North Cotabato province, Philippines. The third strong earthquake this month jolted the southern Philippines on Thursday morning, further damaging structures already weakened by the earlier shaking. (AP Photos/Williamor Magbanua, File)
Eva's Hotel stands damaged after a strong earthquake in Kidapawan, North Cotabato province, Philippines. The third strong earthquake this month jolted the southern Philippines on Thursday morning, further damaging structures already weakened by the earlier shaking. (AP Photos/Williamor Magbanua, File)
Wales' Dan Biggar, second right, tackles South Africa's S'Busiso Nkosi during the Rugby World Cup semifinal at International Yokohama Stadium between Wales and South Africa in Yokohama, Japan. (AP Photo/Mark Baker, FIle)
Wales' Dan Biggar, second right, tackles South Africa's S'Busiso Nkosi during the Rugby World Cup semifinal at International Yokohama Stadium between Wales and South Africa in Yokohama, Japan. (AP Photo/Mark Baker, FIle)
A passenger airliner flies past the structure of the Shenzhen Bay Sports Center in Shenzhen, China's Guangdong province. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
A passenger airliner flies past the structure of the Shenzhen Bay Sports Center in Shenzhen, China's Guangdong province. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
Tiger Woods of the United States hits a shot out of a bunker on the 18th hole during the final round of the Zozo Championship PGA Tour at the Accordia Golf Narashino country club in Inzai, east of Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
Tiger Woods of the United States hits a shot out of a bunker on the 18th hole during the final round of the Zozo Championship PGA Tour at the Accordia Golf Narashino country club in Inzai, east of Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
Published : November 03, 2019 12:14 PM IST
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