Japan and beyond: the week in photos

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Here is a selection of Kyodo News photos taken this week in Japan and beyond.

Photo taken on May 28, 2022 shows a sign warning of landmines on a beach in Odessa, southern Ukraine, amid Russia’s invasion of the country. (Kyōdo) == Kyōdo

A woman walks with umbrellas in Osaka, western Japan, in hot weather on May 29, 2022. (Kyodo) == Kyodo

People bathe at a beach in Tokyo’s Kasai Marine Park in hot weather on May 29, 2022. (Kyodo) == Kyodo

Photo taken on May 30, 2022 shows “Edo Furin” Japanese-style wind bells during a workshop in Tokyo. The products, handcrafted by artisans since the Edo period in Japan, reach their peak production period before high summer. (Kyōdo) == Kyōdo

People wearing face masks to protect against the coronavirus walk past posters of candidates in Incheon, near Seoul, on June 1, 2022, the day of South Korea’s local elections and by-elections for parliamentary seats. (Kyōdo) == Kyōdo

Lee Jun Seok (C), chairman of South Korea’s ruling People Power Party, and others celebrate in Seoul on June 1, 2022, as the party is expected to win more than half of the 17 metropolitan mayor and governorships in today’s municipal elections. (Kyōdo) == Kyōdo

People take photos in Shanghai on June 1, 2022, when the Chinese city lifted its two-month lockdown, allowing around 90% of its residents to leave their homes. (Kyōdo) == Kyōdo

Daichi Kamada (2nd from L) of Japan scores a goal with a header in the first half of a international friendly against Paraguay, which was held in Sapporo, northern Japan on June 2, 2022, as a warm-up for the opener of the World Cup final in Qatar in November. (Kyōdo) == Kyōdo

Related coverage:

Japan and Beyond: The Week in Photos – May 21-27

Japan and Beyond: The Week in Photos – May 14-20

Japan and Beyond: The Week in Photos – May 7-13

Japan and beyond: the week in photos – from April 30 to May 6


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