Starting today, International Business Times will carry a weekly slideshow of images from Asia, offering a visual overview of regional events that have taken place over the past seven days.

These pictures are meant to tell a story themselves and compel deeper reading into the highlighted issues:

This week's slideshow includes:

1. Resistance to nuclear energy in Japan.

2. Flooding, funerals, and fortune in China.

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3. Growing security cooperation between the U.S and India.

4. Ethnic troubles in Myanmar.

5. Propaganda and lighthearted play in North Korea.