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Buddhists donate over 55kg of gold bars and ornaments to a national fund-raising project, in remembrance of the late abbot Luangta Maha Bua. The donations are to be kept at Wat Pa Ban Tad forest temple in Udon Thani province and will be handed to the Bank of Thailand on April 12.Photo by Tawatchai Kemgumnerd

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A Thai worker who fled clashes in Libya arrives in Thailand. Here he is showing a banknote picturing Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.Photo by Kosol Nakachol

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Staff at an Elephant Hospital in Surin province treat Uthane, a 33-year-old male elephant, whose trunk is severely infected due to deep wounds caused by a mahout hook. His trunk, over a metre long, has now begun to decay.Photo by Nopparat Gingkeaw

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A giant soldier crab on Pak Bara beach in Satun province. Academics believe it may be part of a rare, new species of giant soldier crabs that are only found in Thailand.

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Mami Zato, a 23-year-old Japanese martial artist performs a Muay Thai demonstration during a press conference on the 7th World Thai Martial Arts Festival scheduled at the provincial stadium of Ayutthaya on March 15-17. Photo by Somchai Poomlard

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A man carries his son past Sanam Luang. The park is currently being renovated and will be promoted as a major tourist destination in Bangkok.Photo by Apichart Jinakul

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A Guinness World Records adjudicator inspects a scale replica of the new Thai parliament building made from 200,000 fish cans and weighing over 32 tons. Architect students from Chulalongkorn University hope to set a world record for a handmade model made from food.Photo by Pawat Laopaisarntaksin

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Necklaces and amulets picturing the late abbot Luangta Maha Bua are prepared as souvenirs for people attending his royally sponsored cremation at Wat Pa Ban Tad forest temple in Udon Thani. Over 500,000 people are expected to attend the ceremony on March 5.Photo by Tawatchai Kemgumnerd

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Photos of the week February 26 - March 4, 2011. Photos by Post Photographers

  • Published: 04 Mar 2011
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