AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

In this Saturday, May 18, 2019, file photo, a Nepalese Buddhist woman lights a butter lamp during Buddha Jayanti, or Buddha Purnima, festival in Kathm

In this Saturday, May 18, 2019, file photo, a Nepalese Buddhist woman lights a butter lamp during Buddha Jayanti, or Buddha Purnima, festival in Kathm

In this Wednesday, May 22, 2019, file photo, a police officer fires his tear gas launcher at supporters of Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo S

In this Wednesday, May 22, 2019, file photo, a police officer fires his tear gas launcher at supporters of Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo S

In this Wednesday, May 22, 2019, file photo, firecrackers explode near supporters of presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto during clashes with the p

In this Wednesday, May 22, 2019, file photo, firecrackers explode near supporters of presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto during clashes with the p

In this Wednesday, May 22, 2019, file photo, Indonesian police arrest a supporter of the losing presidential candidate in Jakarta, Indonesia. Supporte

In this Wednesday, May 22, 2019, file photo, Indonesian police arrest a supporter of the losing presidential candidate in Jakarta, Indonesia. Supporte

In this Wednesday, May 22, 2019, file photo, Indonesian riot police officer fires a tear gas launcher to disperse supporters of Indonesian presidentia

In this Wednesday, May 22, 2019, file photo, Indonesian riot police officer fires a tear gas launcher to disperse supporters of Indonesian presidentia

In this Thursday, May 16, 2019, file photo, customers buy frozen pork at a local market in Hong Kong. A case of African swine fever has been detected

In this Thursday, May 16, 2019, file photo, customers buy frozen pork at a local market in Hong Kong. A case of African swine fever has been detected

In this May 8, 2019, file photo, a pig walks near a window in a barn at a pig farm in Jiangjiaqiao village in northern China's Hebei province. Pork lo

In this May 8, 2019, file photo, a pig walks near a window in a barn at a pig farm in Jiangjiaqiao village in northern China's Hebei province. Pork lo

In this Thursday, May 23, 2019, file photo, India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah is showered with flower petals as he arriv

In this Thursday, May 23, 2019, file photo, India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah is showered with flower petals as he arriv

In this Sunday, May 19, 2019, file photo, an Indian woman waits to vote in the seventh and final phase of national elections in Dharmsala, India. Sund

In this Sunday, May 19, 2019, file photo, an Indian woman waits to vote in the seventh and final phase of national elections in Dharmsala, India. Sund

In this  May 19, 2019, file photo, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks to party supporters flanked by his wife, Jenny, second from left, a

In this May 19, 2019, file photo, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks to party supporters flanked by his wife, Jenny, second from left, a

In this Monday, May 20, 2019, file photo, a child plays with bubbles near the logo for tech giant Huawei in Beijing. The Trump administration's sancti

In this Monday, May 20, 2019, file photo, a child plays with bubbles near the logo for tech giant Huawei in Beijing. The Trump administration's sancti

In this Wednesday, May 22, 2019, file photo, Taiwan Navy's Perry-class frigate launches an ASROC (anti-submarine rocket) during a naval exercise off H

In this Wednesday, May 22, 2019, file photo, Taiwan Navy's Perry-class frigate launches an ASROC (anti-submarine rocket) during a naval exercise off H

In this Wednesday, May 22, 2019, file photo, activist Jatupat Boonpattararaksa talks to reporters outside the Pathumwan police station in Bangkok, Tha

In this Wednesday, May 22, 2019, file photo, activist Jatupat Boonpattararaksa talks to reporters outside the Pathumwan police station in Bangkok, Tha

In this Wednesday, May 22, 2019, file photo, a Japanese traditional female entertainer, or geisha, from Shimbashi area performs during a run-through b

In this Wednesday, May 22, 2019, file photo, a Japanese traditional female entertainer, or geisha, from Shimbashi area performs during a run-through b

A Nepalese woman lights a butter lamp during Buddha Jayanti, also known as Vesak, a festival marking the birthday, enlightenment and death of Gautama Buddha.

In other images from the Asia-Pacific region this week, a police officer in Jakarta, Indonesia, fires his tear gas launcher at supporters of a losing presidential candidate who triggered deadly riots.

Customers buy frozen pork at a local market in Hong Kong, where a case of African swine fever has prompted the culling of all 6,000 pigs at a slaughterhouse.

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

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