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A candle casting ceremony held by the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration and Ubon Ratchathani province marks the 100th birthday of His Holiness the Supreme Patriarch and celebrates the start of the Buddhist lent at City Hall. Photo by Apichart Jinakul.

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Marching bands from Wattnothaipayap School, Suranareewitthaya School and Surasakmontree School perform at Government House before setting off on a trip to take part in a competition in the Netherlands. Photo by Chanat Katanyu.

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The corrections department kicks off five days of sporting events in prisons nationwide, in a bid to help inmates cope with stress. Photo by Tawatchai Khemgumnerd.

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Gen Thanongsak Apirakyothin, permanent secretary of the Defence Ministry, leads the three armed forces generals in a parliament meeting on the defence budget. Photo by Chanat Katanyu.

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Around one thousand debt-stricken farmers march from the Ministry of Finance on Rama VI Road to Victory Monument to demand that government help resolve their financial woes. Photo by Thanarak Khoonton.

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Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra tests rice produced by Charoen Pokphand group's Royal Umbrella brand in Ayutthaya's Nakhon Luang district. The tasting was held to boost public confidence in rice, after reports that some brands may be contaminated with chemicals. Photo by Pattarapong Chatpattarasill.

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A monkey sits on a motorcycle at Kosumpee Forest Park in Maha Sarakham province. Despite high numbers of tourists visiting the park, monkeys living there are facing food shortages. Photo by Pattarapong Chatpattarasill.

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A forensic officer examines damage inside a 107-year-old payer room at Wat Bang Na Nok, which burnt down last Sunday night. Artefacts and a century-old Buddha statue were kept in the temple. The cause of the fire is being investigated. Photo by Somchai Poomlard.

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Images from around the kingdom, captured by Post Photographers over the past seven days.

  • Published: 19 Jul 2013
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