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In this Wednesday, Dec. A vacation to hawaii 28, 2016 photo, college students take pictures with the statue of a girl representing victims of Japanese sexual slavery in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul, South Korea. Hawaii flights South Korea’s opposition politicians on Wednesday called for nullifying a settlement reached between Seoul and Tokyo on compensation for South Korean women forced into sexual slavery by Japan’s military in World War II.

In this Monday, Dec. Hawaii trips all inclusive for two 26, 2016 photo, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, second left, and Defense Minister Tomomi Inada, second right, wave before their departure for Hawaii at Tokyo International Airport in Tokyo. All inclusive trips hawaii Abe visits Pearl Harbor, the site of the Japanese attack that propelled the United States into World War II, with U.S. All inclusive vacations hawaii President Barack Obama on Tuesday and they have a summit meeting in Hawaii.

In this Saturday, Dec. Activities in hawaii 31, 2016 photo, supporters of South Korean President Park Geun-hye wave their national flags during a rally opposing her impeachment in Seoul, South Korea. Vacation deals to hawaii The Constitutional Court has up to six months to decide whether Park should permanently step down over a corruption scandal or be reinstated.


Best hawaii trip deals The letters read “Opposition, President resignation.”

In this Friday, Dec. Hawaii weekend package 30, 2016 photo, Kashmiri protesters run for cover amid tear gas smoke during a protest after Friday prayers in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir. All inclusive packages hawaii Police fired teargas and shotgun pellets to disperse Kashmiris who gathered after Friday afternoon prayers to protest against Indian rule in the disputed region.

In this Monday, Dec. Best hawaii travel packages 26, 2016 photo, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, right, prepares to shake hands with his Sao Tome counterpart Urbino Botelho after a joint press statement at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing. Vacation in hawaii China and Sao Tome and Principe officially resumed diplomatic relations on Monday, in a triumph for Beijing over rival Taiwan after the African island nation abruptly broke away from the self-ruled island last week.

In this Dec. Vacation places in hawaii 30, 2016 photo, a man wearing a mask looks out from a bus in Beijing as the capital of China is blanked by smog. Hawaii getaways packages China has long had some of the worst air in the world, blamed on its reliance on coal and a surplus of older, less efficient cars. Hawaiian vacation packages for two all inclusive It has set pollution reduction goals, but also has plans to increase coal mining capacity and eased caps on production when faced with rising energy prices.

After returning from a visit to Pearl Harbor last week, Japanese Defense Minister Tomomi Inada visited a Tokyo shrine that honors Japan’s war dead, including convicted war criminals. Hawaii vacation trips Inada had accompanied Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during his visit to Pearl Harbor, where he offered condolences to those who died in the Japanese attack there in 1941.

In other images from the Asia-Pacific region last week, South Korean opposition politicians called for nullifying a settlement reached between Seoul and Tokyo on compensation for South Korean women forced into sexual slavery by Japan’s military during World War II. Hawaii vacation destinations The move came on the anniversary of the deal, and amid growing efforts to erase some of the key policies of impeached South Korean President Park Geun-hye.

A powerful typhoon killed at least six people and spoiled Christmas in several provinces in the Philippines, with more than 380,000 people abandoning celebrations at home to reach emergency shelters and other safer grounds.

South Korea is fighting its worst bird flu outbreak in a decade. Cheap package holidays to hawaii The government said that about 26 million head of poultry would be culled, including about one-third of the country’s egg-laying hens, after the H5N6 strain of avian influenza was found in farms and parks.

China and Sao Tome and Principe officially resumed diplomatic relations in a triumph for Beijing over rival Taiwan after the African island nation abruptly broke away from the self-ruled island earlier in December.