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Performers pay respect during the light and sound celebration of the 170th anniversary of Wat Pichayayatikaram Voraviharn in the Klong San district of Bangkok. The temple, dating back to the early Rattanakosin period, is recognised for the distinct architecture of its main chapel. By Patipat Janthong.

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Small boats decorated with ornamental plants and straw roofs ply the Khlong Ladchado in Phak Hai district of Ayutthaya. The boats were delivering candles to a local temple to mark Buddhist Lent. By Taweechai Tawatpakorn.

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Streams of candlelight surround the Buddha image at Buddha Monthon in Nakhon Pathom as the faithful hold a candlelit procession to celebrate Asalaha Bucha Day, the day Lord Buddha addressed his first five disciples. By Jetjaras Na Ranong.

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Likely prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra is in a cheerful mood as she emerges from the Pheu Thai Party head office after being informed that the Election Commission had endorsed her election as an MP. By Apichart Jinakul.

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Stray and abandoned dogs look forlornly through a fence at a shelter run by the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration in Prawet district. Local residents have complained about barking, howling and poor living conditions for the dogs at the shelter. By Somchai Poomlard.

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One of many mules are brought in by the army to carry provisions for soldiers trekking into the jungle to search for a downed Black Hawk helicopter. The helicopter crashed during an operation to retrieve the bodies of five soldiers who died in another helicopter crash in Kaeng Krachan National Park in Phetchaburi on July 16. By Pattanapong Hirunard.

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  • Published: 22 Jul 2011
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