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Elephants stand together before training exercises. The jumbos perform shows to raise money for the protection and conservation of their wild brethren as part of a conservation research project funded by the Gen Chatichai Choonhavan Foundation. Photo by Bun Kosalawat.


In Surin's Phanom Dong Rak district, Luang Phor Siri Panya blesses a soldier fighting in the border skirmishes with Cambodia. The monk travelled from his temple, Wat Pa Lak Chai, in Kap Choeng, also in Surin. to the border on a motorcycle driven by his disciple. He gave soldiers amulets to boost their morale. Photo by Tawatchai Kemgumnerd.


Rescue volunteers carry a ``victim'' during a disaster response drill conducted by the Gen Chatichai Choonhavan Foundation. The foundation was founded in remembrance of the late premier Chatichai Choonhavan who died in 1998. The drills also included training rescue dogs in Pak Chong district of Nakhon Ratchasima. Photo by Bun Kosalawat.


A brother and sister enjoy some snacks on Memorial Bridge. The bridge lights up ever night now after the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration installed lights on both sides for people to take in views of the Chao Phraya River and surrounding areas at night.Photo by Sayant Pornnantharat.


A logo is unveiled for His Majesty the King's 7th cycle anniversary marking his 84th birthday later this year. The logo, designed by Siri Noodang, was picked from among many entries in a competition. The winner received a 400,000-baht cash prize and a certificate from the government. Photo by Pattanapong Hirunard.


A woman browses through tiles of all sizes, shapes and colours displayed at the BuildTech' 11 Fair at Muang Thong Thani. The fair is open to the public until Sunday.Photo by Kitja Aphichonrojarek.


Students keep a cloth off the ground as they walk to parliament. About 400 students from the Youth for Democracy group carried the 999-metre cloth hand-written with messages from people honouring His Majesty the King, who celebrates his 84th birthday on Dec 5. Each province produced its own fabric with messages for the King and the cloths were then stitched together to create one long cloth.Photo by Patipat Janthong.


Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva signs his name as leader of the Democrat Party at the Election Commission pledging cooperation in the next general election. The signing ceremony came after the EC held its first meeting with executives of political parties. The EC is making preparations for the election, expected to be held next month. The premier has said he would announce the dissolution of the House this week.Photo by Jetjaras Na Ranong.

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Photos of the week April 30-May 6, 2011. Photos by Post Photographers.

  • Published: 06 May 2011
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