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Thailand clings to world record

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PATTAYA - Twenty-six couples hugged each other for 26 hours, 26 minutes and 26 seconds in Pattaya, setting a world record on Valentine's Day. 

Ekachai and Lakasana Tiranarath, one of 26 winning couples, celebrate after setting the world hugging record in Pattaya. (AP Photo)

The world's longest hugging marathon, organised by Ripley's Believe It or Not! museum in Pattaya, beat the previous Guinness world record.

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