Pictures of the Week (Jul. 18 – Jul. 24)

Athletics: Japan Para Athletics Championships 2015
Osaka, Japan – Toru Suzuki in action during the Japan Para Athletics Championships Men’s T47 High Jump Final at Yanmar Stadium Nagai, July 19, 2015. (Photo by Shingo Ito/AFLO SPORT)

Toshiba executives resign over accounting scandal
Tokyo, Japan – Toshiba President Hisao Tanaka attends news conference at the company HQ in Tokyo on Tuesday, July 21, 2015. Tanaka and two other executives resigned to take responsibility for a $1.2 billion accounting scandal involving inflating its profit over several years. (Photo by AFLO)

Chinese Ambassador to Japan addresses the Japanese press
Tokyo, Japan – Chinese Ambassador to Japan Cheng Yonghua speaks during a news conference at the Japan National Press Club in Tokyo on Thursday, July 23, 2015. China invited Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to events on September 3 to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. Abe is reportedly studying the possibility of a summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing. (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO)

Sony Sets Up a Temporary Aquarium in Ginza
Tokyo, Japan – Pedestrians look at fish from Okinawa swimming inside the 14-tonne aquarium set up outside the Sony Building in Ginza on July 24, 2015, Tokyo, Japan. The “48th Sony Aquarium” recreates the marine life of 20 different species from the Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium in a 14-tonne water tank set up at Sony Square, an outdoor event space at Sony Building in Ginza. The event brings various activities for children such as a 4K movie of whale sharks in Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium. The annual event is held from July 24 to September 6, 2015. (Photo by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO)

Nikkei media group to buy Financial Times
Tokyo, Japan – Japan’s business daily newspaper, the Nikkei or Nihon Keizai Shimbun and Financial Times newspaper front pages are pictured in Tokyo, on July 24, 2015. Nikkei Inc. announced on Thursday July 23rd the buy-out of the leading British newspaper Financial Times Group from the educational services group Pearson PLC for 844 million pounds (about $1.3 billion,) with a transaction expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2015 and expected to be one of the biggest acquisitions of an overseas business by a Japanese media group ever. (Photo by Yosuke Tanaka/AFLO)