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Asia last week in pictures

Updated : December 14, 2018 04:08 PM IST

Here are images that point towards important events that took place in the continent last week.

Miss El Salvador Marisela de Montecristo displays her costume during Miss Universe National Costume Show in Chon Buri, Thailand. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe, File)
Miss El Salvador Marisela de Montecristo displays her costume during Miss Universe National Costume Show in Chon Buri, Thailand. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe, File)
Philippine Air Force personnel unload three church bells seized by American troops as war trophies more than a century ago, as they arrive in suburban Pasay city, southeast of Manila, Philippines. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, File)
Philippine Air Force personnel unload three church bells seized by American troops as war trophies more than a century ago, as they arrive in suburban Pasay city, southeast of Manila, Philippines. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, File)
Students walk on dirt road after school in O'of village in West Timor, Indonesia. Children in this impoverished region of Indonesia often must walk long distances to school. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana, File)
Students walk on dirt road after school in O'of village in West Timor, Indonesia. Children in this impoverished region of Indonesia often must walk long distances to school. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana, File)
A policeman stands watch outside the Canadian Embassy in Beijing. A Canadian court granted bail on Tuesday to a top Chinese executive arrested at the United States' request in a case that has set off a diplomatic furor among the three countries and complicated high-stakes US-China trade talks. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
A policeman stands watch outside the Canadian Embassy in Beijing. A Canadian court granted bail on Tuesday to a top Chinese executive arrested at the United States' request in a case that has set off a diplomatic furor among the three countries and complicated high-stakes US-China trade talks. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
Protesters clench their fists during a rally at the Lower House to coincide with the joint Senate and Congress vote for the third extension of martial law in southern Philippines in suburban Quezon city, northeast of Manila, Philippines. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
Protesters clench their fists during a rally at the Lower House to coincide with the joint Senate and Congress vote for the third extension of martial law in southern Philippines in suburban Quezon city, northeast of Manila, Philippines. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
South Korean army's Col. Yun Myung-shick, right, shakes hands with North Korean army's Lt. Col. Ri Jong Su before crossing the Military Demarcation Line inside the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) to inspect the dismantled North Korean guard post in the central section of the inter-Korean border in Cheorwon. (South Korea Defense Ministry via AP, File)
South Korean army's Col. Yun Myung-shick, right, shakes hands with North Korean army's Lt. Col. Ri Jong Su before crossing the Military Demarcation Line inside the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) to inspect the dismantled North Korean guard post in the central section of the inter-Korean border in Cheorwon. (South Korea Defense Ministry via AP, File)
Activists light candles while others hold signs with the Time Magazine cover with wives of two Reuters journalists during a rally to mark one year anniversary of the journalists' arrest in front of city hall in Yangon, Myanmar. (AP Photo/Thein Zaw, File)
Activists light candles while others hold signs with the Time Magazine cover with wives of two Reuters journalists during a rally to mark one year anniversary of the journalists' arrest in front of city hall in Yangon, Myanmar. (AP Photo/Thein Zaw, File)
Iceland's Anton Svein McKee competes in heats for the men's 200m breaststroke during the 14th FINA World Swimming Championships in Hangzhou, China. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, FIle)
Iceland's Anton Svein McKee competes in heats for the men's 200m breaststroke during the 14th FINA World Swimming Championships in Hangzhou, China. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, FIle)
Visitors huddle under umbrellas in the snow at the Gyeongbok Palace, the main royal palace during the Joseon Dynasty, and one of South Korea's well known landmarks in Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
Visitors huddle under umbrellas in the snow at the Gyeongbok Palace, the main royal palace during the Joseon Dynasty, and one of South Korea's well known landmarks in Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
Published : December 14, 2018 04:04 PM IST
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