- Associated Press - Thursday, April 4, 2019

Dancers in traditional Korean “Hanbok” attire perform at the Royal Culture Festival at the Gyeongbok Palace in Seoul.

In other images from the Asia-Pacific region this week, Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga unveils the name of the new emperor’s era called “Reiwa,” or “Beautiful Harmony,” which will come into force May 1 when Crown Prince Naruhito succeeds his father.

A massive wildfire burns in Goseong, South Korea, fanned by strong winds in a mountainous province that hosted the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

Devin Nunes 'definitely' taking legal action after phone records appear in impeachment report
CNN's primetime ratings hit three-year low amid impeachment coverage
Franklin Graham calls on nation to pray for Trump as impeachment effort gains speed

People in Tokyo enjoy blooming cherry blossoms along the Chidorigafuchi Imperial Palace moat.


This gallery was curated by Associated Press photo editor Toru Takahashi in Tokyo.


Visit the AP Images blog: http://apimagesblog.com

Visit AP Images online: http://www.apimages.com

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Manage Newsletters

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

Please read our comment policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide