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A crowd waves to Pope Francis as his motorcade moves toward Manila Cathedral in the Philippine capital Jan. 16.
People watch Pope Francis on a big screen outside of Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, where the pontiff met with selected families Jan. 16.
Well-wishers try to catch a glimpse of Pope Francis as his convoy passes by after a Mass at Rizal Park in Manila on Jan. 18. About 6 million people gathered in Manila's main park and the surrounding area to attend the outdoor event despite rainy weather.
People try to catch a glimpse of Pope Francis as his convoy passes by after a Mass at Rizal Park in Manila on Jan. 18. About 6 million people gathered in Manila's main park and surrounding areas to attend the event in spite of rainy weather.
A police car makes its way through the crowd at a Mass celebrated by Pope Francis at Rizal Park in Manila on Jan.18.
People listen to Pope Francis on a big screen outside of Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, where the Pontiff met with selected families Jan. 16.
People wave to the camera after a Mass celebrated by Pope Francis at Rizal Park in Manila on Jan. 18.
A crowd gathers at Rizal Park in Manila to attend a Mass celebrated by Pope Francis on Jan. 18. About 6 million people attended the event in Manila's main park despite rainy weather.
A crowd waves to Pope Francis as his motorcade makes its way toward Manila Cathedral in the Philippine capital Jan. 16.
Mourners from all over Thailand have gathered in Bangkok to pay their final respects to King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died last October after a 70-year reign.
Hundreds of thousands of Thais looked on in silence as the late king's funeral cortege made its way from the Grand Palace to a specially built crematorium at Sanam Luang, a large open area in front of the palace, early on Oct. 26.
Five days of funeral rites relating to the cremation conclude on Oct. 29, bringing to an end more than a year of national mourning.
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.
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.
Pakistan’s economy, long plagued by terrorist attacks, political chaos and even natural disasters, is finally starting to catch a break.
Nikkei senior staff writer GO YAMADA went there to take a closer look at the turnaround. Find related stories in the Sept. 21-27, 2015, issue of the Nikkei Asian Review.