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Food and Drug Administration officials show more than 7,000 contraband lollipops seized from an illegal factory in Thung Kru district of Bangkok this week. Samples of the colourful sweets will be tested to see whether toxic dyes were used as ingredients. The lollipops were mostly sold at tourist spots including floating markets. Photo by Tawatchai Kemgumnerd.


Museum Siam workers sweep a floor featuring a three-dimensional pastel drawing by Kurt Wenner that represents a million people in Europe opposed to genetically modified crops. The drawing is part of a Bangkok exhibition to celebrate National Rice and Farmers Day on June 5. The exhibition runs until the end of the month and entrance is free. Photo by Apichart Jinakul.


A couple look at colourful floral arrangements at the “5th Paragon Bangkok Royal Orchid Paradise 2011” at Siam Paragon. The event, organised to commemorate His Majesty the King's 84th birthday on Dec 5, will continue until June 7. Photo by Jetjaras Na Ranong.


A young gharial with its long snout tied is put on display by Customs Department officials. The reptile is among 451 rare animals including miniature tortoises and soft-shell turtles that were seized at Suvarnabhumi airport on Thursday after being smuggled into the country from Bangladesh. Officials estimate they have a total value of 1 million baht. Photo by Tawatchai Kemgumnerd.


A combined security force inspects the scene where a bomb exploded, wounding seven soldiers patrolling the road near a railway track in Yala. One of the patrolling soldiers accidentally tripped over a wire connected to a bomb believed to have been planted by insurgents. Photo by Muhammad Ayub Pathan.


An empty VS Company container and trailer hangs from the Rama IX Expressway in Yannawa district yesterday. Driver Arun Kaewwiset told police the vehicle's air brakes failed, causing the back of the truck to go into a slide and crash through the expressway barrier. There were no casualties. Photo by Chumporn Sangvilert.

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Photos of the week May 28-June 3,2011. Photos by Post Photographers.

  • Published: 03 Jun 2011
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