A Chinese opera performer is seen through a screen as President Donald Trump, accompanied by Chinese President Xi Jinping, watched an opera performance at the Forbidden City in Beijing. Trump is on a five country trip through Asia, traveling to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines.

In other images from the Asia-Pacific region this week, Nguyen Thi Vui paddled her boat in the flooded streets of Hoi An, Vietnam. A powerful typhoon that rocked Vietnam killed dozens of people and caused extensive damage to the country's south-central region ahead of the APEC summit that will draw leaders from around the world.

Chinese figure skaters Sui Wenjing and Han Cong performed during an exhibition event at the Audi Cup of China ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2017 in Beijing.

Horses entered the track before the start of the Melbourne Cup at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia.


This gallery was curated by Associated Press photo editor Masayo Yoshida in Tokyo.


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