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Food delivery drivers keep a safe distance as they await customer orders at Central Plaza Pinklao in Bangkok on March 24. Safety measures such as social distancing became commonplace worldwide. (Photo by Akira Kodaka)

2020 in pictures: A year of coronavirus, shifting politics and more

A selection of striking images from across Asia, and the stories behind them

YUKI KOHARA, Nikkei Asia photo editor | East Asia

TOKYO -- From coronavirus and regime change to natural disasters and political unrest, 2020 was year of gripping events in Asia.

Here we look back at the year in pictures, and the stories behind them.

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