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Here are the most spectacular pictures of last week from Asia

Updated : 2019-06-28 17:02:26

From protests in Hong Kong to anticipation of the upcoming G20 summit in Osaka, the continent had no dearth of drama. Adding to the political tensions in the region, protests have erupted in Indonesia over alleged rigging of elections. Here are the most spectacular images captured from across Asia last week:

Environmental activists wearing Pikachu costumes hold a rally in front of the Japanese embassy in Manila, Philippines. The group is challenging Japan to stop financing coal as it prepares to host the Group of 20 leaders summit. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)
Environmental activists wearing Pikachu costumes hold a rally in front of the Japanese embassy in Manila, Philippines. The group is challenging Japan to stop financing coal as it prepares to host the Group of 20 leaders summit. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)
North Koreans hold cards to make an image depicting a worker and a farmer during a mass game performance of
North Koreans hold cards to make an image depicting a worker and a farmer during a mass game performance of "The Land of the People" at the May Day Stadium in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/Cha Song Ho, File)
Protesters take part in a rally in Hong Kong. Thousands of people joined Hong Kong's latest protest rally Wednesday night against legislation they fear would erode the city's freedoms, capping a daylong appeal to world leaders ahead of a G-20 summit this week that brings together the heads of China, the United States and other major nations. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
Protesters take part in a rally in Hong Kong. Thousands of people joined Hong Kong's latest protest rally Wednesday night against legislation they fear would erode the city's freedoms, capping a daylong appeal to world leaders ahead of a G-20 summit this week that brings together the heads of China, the United States and other major nations. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
Supporters of Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto shout slogans during a rally near the Constitutional Court where judges are scheduled to announce their decision on the court challenge to the results of April's presidential election, in Jakarta, Indonesia. Former Gen. Prabowo Subianto who lost to the incumbent President Joko Widodo claims there was massive electoral fraud and is asking the Constitutional Court to invalidate the election. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara, File)
Supporters of Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto shout slogans during a rally near the Constitutional Court where judges are scheduled to announce their decision on the court challenge to the results of April's presidential election, in Jakarta, Indonesia. Former Gen. Prabowo Subianto who lost to the incumbent President Joko Widodo claims there was massive electoral fraud and is asking the Constitutional Court to invalidate the election. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara, File)
A Japanese woman looks at an environmental activist wearing a mask depicting US President Donald Trump during a protest against coal usage as world leaders gather for the G-20 Summit, in Osaka, Japan. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
A Japanese woman looks at an environmental activist wearing a mask depicting US President Donald Trump during a protest against coal usage as world leaders gather for the G-20 Summit, in Osaka, Japan. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
Rescuers try to remove the rubble at the site of a collapsed building in Preah Sihanouk province, Cambodia. Rescue workers were using saws to cut steel beams and excavators to move piles of rubble of the collapsed seven-story building. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith, File)
Rescuers try to remove the rubble at the site of a collapsed building in Preah Sihanouk province, Cambodia. Rescue workers were using saws to cut steel beams and excavators to move piles of rubble of the collapsed seven-story building. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith, File)
Members of a South Korean military honour guard throw their guns into the air during a ceremony to mark the 69th anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War in Seoul, South Korea. South Korea and North Korea fought a devastating three-year war in the early 1950s that ended with an armistice, not a peace treaty. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
Members of a South Korean military honour guard throw their guns into the air during a ceremony to mark the 69th anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War in Seoul, South Korea. South Korea and North Korea fought a devastating three-year war in the early 1950s that ended with an armistice, not a peace treaty. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
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