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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.
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.
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.