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Children wave goodbye to soldiers as they leave the shelter where they took refuge to escape the border skirmishes between Thailand and Cambodia in Si Sa Ket. Many returned home in Phum Srol village in Kantharalak district while some stayed behind as they were unsure of the security situation. Photo by Jetjaras Na Ranong

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Farmers driving their tractors race to the finishing line in an annual tractor racing competition organised to raise fund for the construction of a building at the Panjathayikawas School in Lam Luk Ka district of Pathum Thani. Photo by Apichit Jinakul

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Shoppers crowd the Central department store in Lat Phrao to snap up on the last-minute bargain. The store closes for the next six months for renovation. Photo by Thiti Wannamontha

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A couple kisses in the toilet during a world-record marathon kissing contest in Pattaya this month.Fourteen couples were told they must stay lip-to-lip throughout the competition. The couples break the world record if they remain kissing till the end of the two-day competition which ended on Feb 14. Photo by Pawat Laopaisarntaksin

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People walk inside a five-kilometre anti-flood tunnel stretching underground between Rama IX to Ramkhamhaeng areas. The tunnel, which was opened recently, is one of four the City Hall plans to build to increase the efficiency of the water drainage system in the capital. Photo by Somchai Poomlard

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Protesting farmer groups set up make-shift huts and tents at the Royal Plaza where they have gathered to demand urgent action to the government is tackle their plights. The farmers with an assortment of problems come from groups including villagers affected by the Pak Moon dam in Ubon Ratchathani and those evicted from their homes in the forests. Photo by Pattanapong Hirunard

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Buddhists pray as they join a religious Wien Thien walk around a temporary pavilion which enshrines relic of the Lord Buddha and an emerald Buddha image at the Lumpini Park. The ceremony commemorating the Makha Bucha Day runs from Feb 14-18. Photo by Patipat Janthong

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Photos of the week 12- 18 February 2011 Photos by Post Photographers

  • Published: 18 Feb 2011
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