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Singapore mourns Lee Kuan Yew
A woman and her daughters weep as they mourn former Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, at a memorial corner at Singapore General Hospital on March 23.
People pause before a memorial corner filled with flowers and messages to mark the passing of former Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, at Singapore General Hospital on March 23.
Visitors pause at an memorial corner set aside for tributes to Lee Kuan Yew, at Singapore General Hospital on March 23.
A special edition of a newspaper bears the image of former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew in central Singapore on March 23. Lee, the city-state's first prime minister, died on March 23 at the age of 91.
A woman holds back tears as she mourns former Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, at Singapore General Hospital.
The Singaporean national flag is prepared for raising to half-staff on March 23.
Mourners light candles to spell "R.I.P." at Tanjong Pagar Community Club on March 23 to remember Lee Kuan Yew, who represented Tanjong Pagar in Singapore's parliament.
People watch as a gun carriage carries the body of the late first prime minister of Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew, from Istana to Parliament House where the former leader will lie in state for four days, March 25, 2015.
Members of the public grieve, some bowing in prayer, as they pay their respects to the late Lee Kuan Yew at Singapore's Parliament House where the former leader will lie in state for four days, March 25, 2015.
A lady cries while she pays her respects to the late Lee Kuan Yew at Singapore's Parliament House where the former leader will lie in state for four days, March 25, 2015.
Members of the public queue outside Singapore's Parliament House waiting to pay their respects to the late Lee Kuan Yew, the former leader will lie in state for four days, March 25, 2015.
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.
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.
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.