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Visitors line up outside the gates of Legoland Malaysia Resort on July 19. The theme park operated by the Danish toy company has many attractions incorporating Lego designs.
A theme park based on "Angry Birds," a popular smartphone app, has just opened in Johor Baharu, Malaysia. An indoor park based on the same characters is also planned for the city.
At Legoland Malaysia, a miniature city made with more than 30 million bricks re-creates many famous landmarks in Southeast Asia.
Legoland Malaysia pokes a bit of fun at its customers with a plastic "tourist," complete with cameras.
Thrill-seekers at Legoland Malaysia ride The Dragon roller coaster.
Her feet firmly planted on the ground, a mother takes a break with her daughter at an "Angry Birds" theme park in Malaysia.
Families take cool off on a boat ride at Legoland Malaysia Resort, in the southern state of Johor.
This giant bust of Albert Einstein, made entirely of Lego bricks, is an eye-catcher at Legoland Malaysia.
Cartoon Network Amazone, a water park based on the U.S. animation channel, opened July 31 in Bang Saray, 15 minutes from Pattaya, on the east coast of Thailand. This photo was taken the day before the theme park opened to the public.
U.S.-based TV channel Cartoon Network, owned by media giant Time Warner, recently created its first water park near Pattaya, Thailand, drawing visitors to the water slide at a pre-opening media event.
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Since its transition to democratic rule in 2011, Myanmar has seen rapid change. The country has been opened to trade and investment, and advanced technology is flooding in. As the economy develops, demand for tiny unsecured loans, or microfinance, has taken off.
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.