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People collect rice seeds placed on the soil by permanent secretary of the Agriculture and Cooperatives Ministry, Chavalit Chookajorn, who played the role of the ploughing lord during the Royal Ploughing Ceremony earlier this week. The seeds are supposed to bring wealth and happiness. Photo by Chanat Katanyu.

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Villagers take part in a street parade in U Thong district, Suphan Buri province, to mark the 47th anniversary of a visit to the area by His Majesty the King. Their large head masks are designed to resemble the appearance of politicians over the years. Photo by Tawatchai Kemgumnerd.

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Chinese performers from the Hunan Acrobatics Troupe display their skills in a show at the Seacon Bangkae department store to mark the 38th year of diplomatic relations between Thailand and China. Photo by Pawat Laopaisarntaksin.

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Police officers show off their marksmanship during an anti-terrorism drill at the Royal Thai Police Sports Club. FBI-trained security officers from 25 countries attended the event. Photo by Thiti Wannamontha.

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A villager takes shade under an umbrella while watching a rocket launch during the "Bun Bangfai" festival in Yasothon Province. The festival marks the start of the rainy season. Photo by Thanarak Khoonton.

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Chalita Yaemwanna, 24, waves and smiles after winning Miss Universe Thailand 2013 at the Siam Paragon mall. She will represent Thailand in the international Miss Universe contest later this year. Photo by Taweechai Tawatpakorn.

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Firemen douse fire-ravaged shops at Chatuchak weekend market. The blaze in zone 6 of the popular market took 20 minutes to put out. It is thought to have been started by an electrical fault. Photo by Pattarapong Chatpattarasill.

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Images from around the kingdom, captured by Post Photographers over the past seven days.

  • Published: 17 May 2013
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