The Asahi Shimbun Weekly
A staff of Tokamachi City Hall removes snow in front of the absentee voting center on December 10, 2012 in Tokamachi, Niigata, Japan. Japan Meteorological Agency issues heavy snow caution to some area due to a low-pressure system stay...More
December 10, 2012 Licence
People attend the memorial ceremony to mark 75th anniversary of Nanjing (Nanking) Massacre on December 13, 2012 in Nanjing, China.
Paolo Guerrero of Corinthians celebrates his opening goal with his teammate Ralf during the FIFA Club World Cup Semi Final match between Al-Ahly SC and Corinthians at Toyota Stadium on December 12, 2012 in Toyota, Aichi, Japan.
A Christmas tree is illuminated at ruined Okawa Elementary School to commemorate the victims on December 11, 2012 in Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan. Okawa Elementary School, where 70 out of 108 pupils were killed by the earthquake triggered...More
Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan plays viola at 66th concert held at his alma mater Gakushuin University in centenary celebration on December 16, 2012 in Tokyo, Japan.
Shrine maidens hungs bundles dyeing 'Effort' at Hofu Tenmangu shrine on December 14, 2012 in Hofu, Yamaguchi, Japan. The 3,500 bundles, returned from the students who passes university entrance examinations this spring, will be...More
A worker climbs the roof of Mieido hall as the tile removal work begins at Chion-In temple on December 13, 2012 in Kyoto, Japan. The renovation continues by the end of 2018.
Research members of Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NRA) investigate the layers if the fault of the premises is active at Higashidori Nuclear Power Plant on December 13, 2012 in Higashidori, Aomori, Japan. The NRA has assessed Oi and...More
Commissioner Kunihiko Shimazaki (L) and a research member of Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NRA) investigate the layers if the fault of the premises is active at Higashidori Nuclear Power Plant on December 13, 2012 in Higashidori,...More
Maiko and geiko greet to their dance master to show their gratitude for the past year and best wishes for the new year and receives dance fans on December 13, 2012 in Kyoto, Japan. The annual ritual is called 'Kotohajime', and is the...More