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

South Korea's Ko Jin Young (C) is congratulated by fellow golfers after winning the season-ending CME Group Tour Championship and claiming the points-based LPGA Player of the Year title on Nov. 21, 2021, at Tiburon Golf Club in Naples, Florida. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo
Japanese figure skater Wakaba Higuchi performs during the exhibition gala in Grenoble, France, on Nov. 21, 2021, after the Internationaux de France, the fifth event of the Grand Prix series. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo
Giant panda cub Fuhin is pictured on her first birthday on Nov. 22, 2021, at the Adventure World amusement park in the Wakayama Prefecture town of Shirahama, western Japan. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo
The traditional Onion Market is held in the Swiss capital Bern on Nov. 22, 2021, with stalls selling onions in artistically woven braids. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo
Orix Buffaloes pitcher Yoshinobu Yamamoto poses for a photo in Tokyo on Nov. 22, 2021. The 23-year-old ace pitcher of the Pacific League champion and the Olympic gold medal-winning Japan national team won the Eiji Sawamura Award as Japan's most impressive starting pitcher for the first time the same day. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo
File photo taken on Nov. 24, 2021, from a Kyodo News helicopter shows the Shibushi national petroleum stockpiling base in Kagoshima Prefecture, southwestern Japan. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo
Photo taken on Nov. 25, 2021, shows a statue of Hong Kong American actor and martial artist Bruce Lee at a promenade in Hong Kong. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo
Access is blocked to areas near the National Stadium in Beijing on Nov. 25, 2021, ahead of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. The opening ceremony of the games will be held at the stadium on Feb. 4. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo
Members of the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force's amphibious rapid deployment unit conduct a drill on Nov. 25, 2021, on Tanegashima Island in the southwestern Japanese prefecture of Kagoshima aboard AAV-7 amphibious vehicles. The landing operation by the unit specializing in the defense of Japan's remote islands opened to the media. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo
"Hina" dolls modeled after newsmakers of the year 2021 are unveiled by a doll maker in Tokyo's Ueno area on Nov. 25, 2021, including one depicting Japanese major league baseball two-way player Shohei Ohtani who won the American League's MVP award earlier in the year. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo

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