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  • A human Buddha

    AKIYOSHI INOUE, Nikkei senior staff photographer
    The Indian Museum in Kolkata, the oldest museum in Asia, offers a quiet respite from the traffic and noise outside.

  • Singapore mourns Lee Kuan Yew

    KEN KOBAYASHI, Nikkei staff photographer
    Singaporeans are in mourning for former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, 91, who died on March 23. Lee, the founding father of modern Singapore, was both feared for his authoritarian tactics and admired for turning the city-state into one of the world's richest nations.

  • Thailand's edible bug buzz

    KEIICHIRO ASAHARA, Nikkei staff photographer The edible bug market has grown wings in Thailand, spawning a new income stream for farmers.

  • Widespread havoc as Myanmar flooding continues

    Heavy rains and flooding since late July have caused one of Myanmar's worst natural disasters, severely effecting 12 of the country's 14 states and regions. The flooding has left about 1 million people homeless and caused at least 100 deaths. Following is a selection of photographs taken by photographers Steve Tickner and Hongsar Ramonya, who traveled throughout the stricken areas in early August.

  • Bangkok starts to heal

    More than a week has passed since a bomb left 20 dead in central Bangkok. While the whereabouts of those responsible remain unknown, Thailand's tourism industry, which accounts for about 10% of the nation's gross domestic product, is starting to suffer. Nikkei staff photographer Yumi Kotani has been keeping up with the aftermath.

  • Nonstop business

    KEN KOBAYASHI, Nikkei staff photographer To keep pace with demand for air travel, the Asia-Pacific region will need to find 192,300 new pilots and 215,300 maintenance personnel over the next 20 years, according to U.S. aircraft maker Boeing. Airline companies are scrambling to expand and develop their human resources.