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A man offering camel rides for tourists looks for customers on Karachi's Clifton Beach, a popular recreation spot along the Arabian Sea.
A colorful array of fruits and vegetables fill a greengrocer in the northern Pakistani city of Rawalpindi.
Clothing shops line the street in central Rawalpindi. A shopkeeper at one of the stores said the electricity supply has been more stable recently.
The traffic is as colorful as it is thick along a major thoroughfare in Karachi, Pakistan's commercial capital.
Dolmen Mall Clifton, one of the most crowded shopping centers in Karachi, stands out for its high ceilings and open spaces.
Customers pack a Kentucky Fried Chicken outlet in Dolmen Mall Clifton, one of Karachi's most popular shopping centers.
Shoppers can find many foreign brands at Centaurus, the first commercial complex in Islamabad, Pakistan's capital. The mall is particularly popular among younger Pakistanis.
The Rawalpindi-Islamabad Metrobus, a rapid-transit system connecting the two cities, kicked off services in June 2015. The bus service has made commuting vastly more convenient for many people.
An employee inspects motorcycles at a Yamaha Motor Pakistan plant in the Bin Qasim Industrial Park, in the eastern suburbs of Karachi. The facility opened in April 2015.
A worker welds motorcycle parts at a Yamaha Motor Pakistan plant on the outskirts of Karachi.
An employee examines the surfaces of vehicle bodies at Pak Suzuki Motor's factory in the Pakistan Steel Industrial Estate, on the outskirts of Karachi.
Engine blocks are lined up at Pak Suzuki Motor's plant in Karachi.
Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest-serving head of state, died at Bangkok's Siriraj Hospital on Oct. 13 after a prolonged illness. During his 70-year reign, King Bhumibol, the ninth king in the Chakri dynasty, served as a stabilizing force for the country. Nikkei staff photographer Nozomu Ogawa documented the nation's mourning.
India's economy is growing up under Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Nikkei senior staff writer Go Yamada in December visited Mumbai and Delhi, where he found Modinomics to be a crowd of new faces mixing with the old.
Pope Francis visited the Philippines between Jan. 15 and 19 as part of his recent tour of Asia. KEIICHIRO ASAHARA, Nikkei staff photographer followed his procession through Manila.
KEN KOBAYASHI, Nikkei staff photographer
Rohingya fleeing Myanmar endure almost unimaginable horrors to reach a new country, but their suffering does not end once their journey does. Many refugees have survived harrowing ordeals in Thailand's jungles and are now living in shelters in the country's southern provinces or facing the prospect of deportation by immigration authorities.
Nikkei staff photographer Keiichiro Asahara in early November focused his lenses on the people and streets of a country, Myanmar, as it was stepping up to democracy's door.