The Asahi Shimbun Weekly
Maiko and Geiko are seen at Minamiza Theatre on December 3, 2012 in Kyoto, Japan. The annual event is called ''Kagai-Soken', Maiko and Geiko go to the thatre to see Kabuki play, to learn dance and music.
December 03, 2012 License
Anti-China protesters march on toward Chinese Embassy on December 9, 2012 in Hanoi, Vietnam. Territorial tension heightens over the South China Sea as a Chinese vessel cut the cable of survey ship of the Vietnam's state-owned oil...More
People wave flags to celebrates the 25th anniversary of Hamas foundation on December 8, 2012 in Gaza City, Gaza. Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal visits Gaza for the first time in his life.
Nobel Prize in Literature laureate Mo Yan of China attends a press conference on December 6, 2012 in Stockholm, Sweden.
PAC-3 patriot missile is deployed while Japan Coast Guard vessel Hakusan patrols in preparation for the North Korea's long range missile launch on December 5, 2012 in Ishigaki, Okinawa, Japan. Japan deploys PAC-3 missiles to Okinawa...More
A staff of 'Misho Kikkawa', local specialty store hungs down salted and washed 'Shiobiki' salmon to dry up so as to bring the extra savor on December 3, 2012 in Murakami, Niigata, Japan.
A shopping street is illuminated as a part of the 18th Kobe Luminarie on December 3, 2012 in Kobe, Hyogo, Japan. The annual illumination event, begun in 1995 to commemorate the victims of Hanshin Awaji Great Earthquake, will be taken...More
Vietnamese police officers forcely remove anti-China protesters marching on toward the Chinese Embassy on December 9, 2012 in Hanoi, Vietnam. Territorial tension heightens over the South China Sea as a Chinese vessel cut the cable of...More
Workers set the gate to divide the area on December 7, 2012 in Okuma, Fukushima, Japan. Japanese government reclassified the area where 96 percent of Okuma city residents used to live as 'residents will face difficulties in returning...More