AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

  • In this Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, file photo, female students of the Kokugakuin University who’ll be turning 20 years old in 2018, wear kimonos dress as they participate in a thousand year old “coming of age” ceremony in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)

  • In this Tuesday Jan. 23, 2018, file photo, people walk on a snow-covered street in Tokyo. Metropolitan areas prepared for snowfall late Monday with the Japan Meteorological Agency’s warning of traffic system disruptions. (AP Photo/Eugene hoshiko, File)

  • In this Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, file photo, Mayon volcano erupts for the second straight day as lava cascades down its slopes as seen from Legazpi city, Albay province, around 340 kilometers (200 miles) southeast of Manila, Philippines. The Philippines’ most active volcano ejected a huge column of lava fragments, ash and smoke in another thunderous explosion at dawn Tuesday, sending thousands of villagers back to evacuation centers and prompting a warning that a violent eruption may be imminent. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, File)

  • In this Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, file photo, a Rohingya refugee girl swings outside her temporary shelter near Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. A Bangladesh official says Rohingya refugees are continuing to flee from Myanmar into Bangladesh, even after the two countries said they will begin repatriating members of the minority ethnic group next week. More than 650,000 Rohingya Muslims poured into Bangladesh after Myanmar’s military launched a brutal crackdown against them in August. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup, File)

  • In this Jan. 22, 2018, file photo released by China’s Xinhua News Agency, cloned macaques Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua sit in a lab at the non-human primate research facility of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. For the first time, researchers have used the cloning method that produced Dolly the sheep to create two healthy monkeys. That brings science an important step closer to being able to do the same with humans. (Jin Liwang/Xinhua via AP, File)

  • In this Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, North Korean Hyon Song Wol, head of North Korea’s art troupe, waves as she arrives at the Gangneung Railway Station in Gangneung, South Korea. Hyon, the photogenic leader of Kim Jong Un’s hand-picked Moranbong Band, has made two excursions across the Demilitarized Zone as a negotiator and advance team leader working out the details of Kim’s surprise offer for the North to participate in the Pyeongchang Games. South Korea’s media have been treating her like a true K-pop celebrity. (Kim In-chul/Yonhap via AP, File)

The head of North Korea’s all-female band inspected Olympic sites in South Korea where her country’s athletes will compete under one “unification” flag at next month’s Pyoengchang Winter Games.

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