Asia in review

This monthly gallery features some of the top photojournalism made by Associated Press photographers documenting Asia during the month of September.

 Police detain a man after fights broke out between pro-China supporters and anti-government protesters outside the Amoy Plaza in the Kowloon Bay district in Hong Kong, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019.  (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

Police detain a man after fights broke out between pro-China supporters and anti-government protesters outside the Amoy Plaza in the Kowloon Bay district in Hong Kong, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

 The Keikyu express train sits derailed after its collision with a truck in Yokohama, south of Tokyo Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

The Keikyu express train sits derailed after its collision with a truck in Yokohama, south of Tokyo Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

 Vladimir Ivlev, of Russia, dunks the ball during the group B game against South Korea in the FIBA Basketball World Cup, at the Sport Center in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province, Monday, Sept. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

Vladimir Ivlev, of Russia, dunks the ball during the group B game against South Korea in the FIBA Basketball World Cup, at the Sport Center in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province, Monday, Sept. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

 A man watches a television message of Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam making an announcement on the extradition bill, at a home electronics retailer in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

A man watches a television message of Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam making an announcement on the extradition bill, at a home electronics retailer in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

 Japan's Kasumi Ishikawa plays against China's Chen Meng during their women's team table tennis final match at the ITTF-ATTU Asian Table Tennis Championships at Amongrogo stadium in Yogyakarta, Central Java, Indonesia, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Kalandra)

Japan's Kasumi Ishikawa plays against China's Chen Meng during their women's team table tennis final match at the ITTF-ATTU Asian Table Tennis Championships at Amongrogo stadium in Yogyakarta, Central Java, Indonesia, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Kalandra)

 A woman looks at Chiharu Shiota's art installation titled "Uncertain Journey" at the Mori Art Museum, in Tokyo, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

A woman looks at Chiharu Shiota's art installation titled "Uncertain Journey" at the Mori Art Museum, in Tokyo, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

 Commuters make their way along an expressway during rush hour in Beijing, Friday, Sept. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

Commuters make their way along an expressway during rush hour in Beijing, Friday, Sept. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

 Indian Shiite Muslims flagellate themselves with chained knives during an Ashoura procession in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

Indian Shiite Muslims flagellate themselves with chained knives during an Ashoura procession in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

 Japanese honor guard members prepare for an inspection by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Defense Minister Taro Kono ahead of the Japan Self-Defense Forces senior officers' gathering at Defense Ministry in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

Japanese honor guard members prepare for an inspection by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Defense Minister Taro Kono ahead of the Japan Self-Defense Forces senior officers' gathering at Defense Ministry in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

 A cosplayer, left, rests next to an attendee at the Tokyo Game Show Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, in Chiba, near Tokyo. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

A cosplayer, left, rests next to an attendee at the Tokyo Game Show Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, in Chiba, near Tokyo. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

 People walk on photos showing the recent protests with the words "The days the Hong Kong people have passed" at a pedestrian overhead bridge in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

People walk on photos showing the recent protests with the words "The days the Hong Kong people have passed" at a pedestrian overhead bridge in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

 Performers hold up cards to form a portrait of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a mass games performance titled "The Land of the People" at May Day Stadium in Pyongyang, North Koreai, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

Performers hold up cards to form a portrait of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a mass games performance titled "The Land of the People" at May Day Stadium in Pyongyang, North Koreai, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

 Riot police arrive after protestors vandalized an area in Hong Kong, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

Riot police arrive after protestors vandalized an area in Hong Kong, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

 A young boy with his body painted and dressed as Mahatma Gandhi seek alms at a traffic intersection in Hyderabad, India, Tuesday, Sept.10, 2019.  (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)

A young boy with his body painted and dressed as Mahatma Gandhi seek alms at a traffic intersection in Hyderabad, India, Tuesday, Sept.10, 2019. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)

 A tourist poses for photos in front of a popular mural by artist Alex Croft in the SoHo district of Hong Kong, Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

A tourist poses for photos in front of a popular mural by artist Alex Croft in the SoHo district of Hong Kong, Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

 Former living goddess Kumari, center, watches the Indra Jatra festival, an eight-day festival that honors Indra, the Hindu god of rain, in Kathmandu, Nepal, Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

Former living goddess Kumari, center, watches the Indra Jatra festival, an eight-day festival that honors Indra, the Hindu god of rain, in Kathmandu, Nepal, Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

 Two commuters ride an escalator at a train station past police officers in riot gear deployed to arrest protesters in Hong Kong, Monday, Sept. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Two commuters ride an escalator at a train station past police officers in riot gear deployed to arrest protesters in Hong Kong, Monday, Sept. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

 A man uses his mobile phone to take photos of a forest fire in Kampar, Riau province, Indonesia, Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Rafka Majjid)

A man uses his mobile phone to take photos of a forest fire in Kampar, Riau province, Indonesia, Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Rafka Majjid)

 Kabuki performers take part in the opening ceremony of the Rugby World Cup ahead of the Pool A game at Tokyo Stadium between Russia and Japan, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Jae Hong)

Kabuki performers take part in the opening ceremony of the Rugby World Cup ahead of the Pool A game at Tokyo Stadium between Russia and Japan, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Jae Hong)

 A Shiite Muslim child cries after he was given a cut on the forehead during an Ashoura procession in Hyderabad, India, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)

A Shiite Muslim child cries after he was given a cut on the forehead during an Ashoura procession in Hyderabad, India, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)

 Members of the South Korean Taekwondo demonstration team perform during a visit by Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov at Kukkiwon, the headquarters and academy of World Taekwondo, in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Members of the South Korean Taekwondo demonstration team perform during a visit by Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov at Kukkiwon, the headquarters and academy of World Taekwondo, in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

 People navigate their way through a flooded street as it rains in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)

People navigate their way through a flooded street as it rains in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)

 A man walks with an umbrella past lanterns in the Nakano district of Tokyo, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

A man walks with an umbrella past lanterns in the Nakano district of Tokyo, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

 Student protesters hurl objects as they are sprayed by a police water cannon truck during a protest outside the parliament in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019.  (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)

Student protesters hurl objects as they are sprayed by a police water cannon truck during a protest outside the parliament in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)

 Students wave national flags during 62nd Independence Day celebrations in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

Students wave national flags during 62nd Independence Day celebrations in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

 An anti-government protester throws a Molotov cocktail during a demonstration near Central Government Complex in Hong Kong, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

An anti-government protester throws a Molotov cocktail during a demonstration near Central Government Complex in Hong Kong, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

 New Zealand's Mitchell Santner successfully takes a catch to dismiss Sri Lanka's Avishka Fernando during the second Twenty20 international cricket match between Sri Lanka and New Zealand in Pallekele, Sri Lanka, Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)

New Zealand's Mitchell Santner successfully takes a catch to dismiss Sri Lanka's Avishka Fernando during the second Twenty20 international cricket match between Sri Lanka and New Zealand in Pallekele, Sri Lanka, Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)

 South Korea's Black Eagles acrobatic flight team performs during a media preview of Air Power Day at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. (Hong Hae-in/Yonhap via AP)

South Korea's Black Eagles acrobatic flight team performs during a media preview of Air Power Day at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. (Hong Hae-in/Yonhap via AP)


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Asia in review