AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

In this Nov. 22, 2018, photo, Indian laborers standing on scaffolding shift steel rods from the ground to the top of an under construction hospital bu...
In this Nov. 16, 2018, photo, workers repair an illuminated advertising hoarding in Ahmadabad, India. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki, File)
In this Nov. 20, 2018, photo, an F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jet lands on the deck of the U.S. Navy USS Ronald Reagan in the South China Sea. China is...
In this Nov. 17, 2018, photo, performers in traditional dresses pass through a security screening at Jacksons International Airport in Port Moresby, P...
In this Nov. 16, 2018, photo, Merolyn Abel from Chimbu province, Shuave district, wears their traditional costume as they participate in a cultural sh...
In this Nov. 22, 2018, photo, a security guard stands near the logo at Nissan Motor Co. Global Headquarters in Yokohama near Tokyo. Nissan's board of ...
In this Nov. 20, 2018, photo,  an unidentified Kashmiri Muslim kisses the body of rebel Bashrat Ahmad during his funeral at Shopian, south of Srinagar...
In this undated photo provided on Nov. 22, 2018, by South Korea Defense Ministry, a South Korean soldier, right, and North Korean soldier, left, shake...
In this Nov. 18, 2018, photo,  visitors watch a light show inside the installation "Triangle Mirror Video Kaleidoscope" at a shopping mall in Hong Kon...
In this Nov. 21, 2018, photo, Kashmiri Muslims raise their hands in prayer as a head priest displays a relic of Prophet Muhammad at the Hazratbal shri...
In this Nov. 19, 2018, photo, a Sikh boy reacts to a jovial comment from another as he prepares to display his martial art skills during a religious p...
In this Nov. 21, 2018, photo, a woman lies on the glass bottom deck of the King Power Mahanakhon building high above Bangkok, Thailand. The King Power...

In this Nov. 22, 2018, photo, Indian laborers standing on scaffolding shift steel rods from the ground to the top of an under construction hospital bu...

In this Nov. 16, 2018, photo, workers repair an illuminated advertising hoarding in Ahmadabad, India. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki, File)

In this Nov. 20, 2018, photo, an F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jet lands on the deck of the U.S. Navy USS Ronald Reagan in the South China Sea. China is...

In this Nov. 17, 2018, photo, performers in traditional dresses pass through a security screening at Jacksons International Airport in Port Moresby, P...

In this Nov. 16, 2018, photo, Merolyn Abel from Chimbu province, Shuave district, wears their traditional costume as they participate in a cultural sh...

In this Nov. 22, 2018, photo, a security guard stands near the logo at Nissan Motor Co. Global Headquarters in Yokohama near Tokyo. Nissan's board of ...

In this Nov. 20, 2018, photo, an unidentified Kashmiri Muslim kisses the body of rebel Bashrat Ahmad during his funeral at Shopian, south of Srinagar...

In this undated photo provided on Nov. 22, 2018, by South Korea Defense Ministry, a South Korean soldier, right, and North Korean soldier, left, shake...

In this Nov. 18, 2018, photo, visitors watch a light show inside the installation "Triangle Mirror Video Kaleidoscope" at a shopping mall in Hong Kon...

In this Nov. 21, 2018, photo, Kashmiri Muslims raise their hands in prayer as a head priest displays a relic of Prophet Muhammad at the Hazratbal shri...

In this Nov. 19, 2018, photo, a Sikh boy reacts to a jovial comment from another as he prepares to display his martial art skills during a religious p...

In this Nov. 21, 2018, photo, a woman lies on the glass bottom deck of the King Power Mahanakhon building high above Bangkok, Thailand. The King Power...

Laborers stand on scaffolding while working at a construction site for a hospital near New Delhi, after such work was suspended for several days in the capital region to try to ease its severe air pollution.

In other images from the Asia-Pacific region this week, a fighter jet lands on the deck of the USS Ronald Reagan in the South China Sea. The carrier's battle group was making a port call in Hong Kong in what was seen as a friendly gesture amid tensions between Beijing and Washington over trade and territorial disputes over the regional waters.

Papua New Guinea greeted global leaders attending the APEC summit, and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte met with Chinese President Xi Jinping, who was making the first state visit to Manila by a Chinese leader in 13 years.

Nissan Motor Co. fired Carlos Ghosn as chairman, curtailing his nearly two-decade reign at the Japanese automaker after his arrest for alleged financial improprieties.

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This gallery was curated by Associated Press photo editor Shuji Kajiyama in Tokyo.

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