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A worker cleans the statue of King Prajadhipok in front of parliament before its first meeting after the July 3 general election. The session was held to elect Somsak Kiatsuranont as the new House Speaker. Photo by Pattarachai Preechapanich.

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Sanam Luang will officially opened on Aug 16 to celebrate the 79th birthday of Her Majesty the Queen, which falls on Aug 12. The ground has been closed for a year to undergo a 180 million baht facelift. City Hall has restricted access by opening it between 5am and 10pm and keeping out street vendors and homeless people. Photo by Apichart Jinakul.

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A total of 120 policewomen from "Kong Roi Namwan" (the Sweet Troop) train in "Strategic Motorcycle Riding" at the Honda Safety Centre. Presumptive PM Yingluck Shinawatra's female bodyguards trained in attack, hunt, and escape riding techniques. Photo by Somchai Poomlard.

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A visually impaired boy pats an elephant during a visit to Dusit Zoo with friends from the Bangkok School for the Blind. The students, aided by volunteers, are allowed to touch tame animals under an educational programme supported by Siam Commercial Bank to broaden their knowledge. Photo by Patanapong Hirunard.

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A dove eats from the mouth of Chuchart Dulayapapassorn, village head of tambon Tai Ban Mai in Muang district of Samut Prakan. Mr Chuchart has raised the bird since it was separated from its mother five months ago, when it was a chick. Photo by Somchai Poomlard.

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A girl pecks her friend's cheek. They are among 356 people who broke the Guinness World Record for being the largest group of families who took turns kissing each other, at the Paradise Park shopping centre in Bangkok. Photo by Patipat Janthong.

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  • Published: 05 Aug 2011
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