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A cannon sprays coloured water from an anti-riot truck during a drill at the Crime Suppression Division's headquarters. The Royal Thai Police bought the 24 million baht vehicle, the country's first anti-riot truck, from South Korea to maintain international standards when containing bouts of unrest. Photo by Surapol Promsaka Na Sakolnakorn.

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Hat Yai Municipality holds a merit-making ceremony for Buddhists, Christians and Muslims to boost morale and restore spirits following a bomb blast in the city on Saturday. Photo by Thiti Wannamontha.

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This makeshift dyke made of sand and rock was built to slow down the flow of the Yom River through the North of Thailand so that farmers will have adequate water in the coming dry season. Photo by Tawatchai Kemgumnerd.

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A crematorium has been constructed at Sanam Luang for the royal cremation of Princess Bejraratana Rajsuda, which will be held on April 9. The princess, the only child of King Rama VI, died from a blood infection on July 27, 2011, aged 85. Photo by Apichart Jinakul.

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A car bomb blast in Thailand's southern restive province of Yala killed seven people and wounded dozens at the weekend. Photo by Thiti Wannamontha.

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Rockets are fired from a Royal Thai Navy ship during an anti-piracy exercise. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra observed the drill from aircraft carrier HTMS Chakri Naruebet. Photo by Pattanapong Hirunard

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Shoppers walk past a photograph at the "Portraits de Mode" exhibition, which reveals the world of haute couture through the lens of French photographer Jean-Marie Perier. The exhibition is part of this year's French-Thai cultural festival, La Fete, held at CentralWorld until June 30. Photo by Patipat Janthong.

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A visitor studies a signboard showing photos of pickpocket gang members at the annual Red Cross fair at Suan Amporn on Si Ayutthaya Road in Bangkok. Photo by Pawat Laopaisarntaksin.

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  • Published: 05 Apr 2012
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