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Photos of the Week ( 12 photo)

Interesting images from around the kingdom, captured by Post Photographers.

23 Mar 2012
Bever, a two-year-old Persian cat, attends Hill's Cat Championships Contest 2012 at The Mall Bang Khae. Photo by Pawat Laupaisarntaksin.

Bever, a two-year-old Persian cat, attends Hill's Cat Championships Contest 2012 at The Mall Bang Khae. Photo by Pawat Laupaisarntaksin.

A hungry water monitor at Lumpini Park tries to swallow a tortoise, impenetrable bony shell and all. But the water monitor couldn't get to the soft centre and eventually gave up. Photo by Patipat Janthong.

A hungry water monitor at Lumpini Park tries to swallow a tortoise, impenetrable bony shell and all. But the water monitor couldn't get to the soft centre and eventually gave up. Photo by Patipat Janthong.

Pig farmers present 300 pig heads as offerings at a local shrine in Ban Bung district of Chon Buri. They were seeking divine intervention to halt the continuing slide in pork prices. Oversupply has pushed prices down to 49-50 baht a kilogramme when it costs up to 62 baht/kg to raise the pigs. Photo by Weerawong Wongpreedee.

Pig farmers present 300 pig heads as offerings at a local shrine in Ban Bung district of Chon Buri. They were seeking divine intervention to halt the continuing slide in pork prices. Oversupply has pushed prices down to 49-50 baht a kilogramme when it costs up to 62 baht/kg to raise the pigs. Photo by Weerawong Wongpreedee.

Nursing students from the Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkhla University hand a petition to Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, asking the government to review the cabinet resolution during the Chuan Leekpai administration, which terminated the recruitment of additional civil servants for agencies at the university. Photo by Pattanapong Hirunard.

Nursing students from the Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkhla University hand a petition to Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, asking the government to review the cabinet resolution during the Chuan Leekpai administration, which terminated the recruitment of additional civil servants for agencies at the university. Photo by Pattanapong Hirunard.

Residents and passersby receive free pineapples as pineapple farmers rallied at Government House, calling for the government to combat falling prices for the fruit. Photo by Chanat Katanyu.

Residents and passersby receive free pineapples as pineapple farmers rallied at Government House, calling for the government to combat falling prices for the fruit. Photo by Chanat Katanyu.

Officials from the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration use ground penetrating radar (GPR) to check a section of Rama IV Road, starting from Lumpini Tower to the Thai-Belgium Bridge, to try to find the possible cause of a large sinkhole discovered on the road. Photo by Somchai Poomlard.

Officials from the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration use ground penetrating radar (GPR) to check a section of Rama IV Road, starting from Lumpini Tower to the Thai-Belgium Bridge, to try to find the possible cause of a large sinkhole discovered on the road. Photo by Somchai Poomlard.

Even though protected under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), this slow loris was bought at Chatuchak Weekend Market for 4,000 baht. The illegal wildlife trade continues to be a big problem in Thailand. Photo by Patipat Janthong.

Even though protected under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), this slow loris was bought at Chatuchak Weekend Market for 4,000 baht. The illegal wildlife trade continues to be a big problem in Thailand. Photo by Patipat Janthong.

The Swedish Air Force has donated a Gripen 39A fighter aircraft to exhibit in the Royal Thai Air Force museum to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Thailand's first three air force soldiers. Photo by Surapol Promsaka Na Sakolnakorn.

The Swedish Air Force has donated a Gripen 39A fighter aircraft to exhibit in the Royal Thai Air Force museum to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Thailand's first three air force soldiers. Photo by Surapol Promsaka Na Sakolnakorn.

About 1,500 Vespa vintage scooters join a drive around Bangkok to commemorate Vespa Thailand's 65th anniversary. Photo by Patipat Janthong.

About 1,500 Vespa vintage scooters join a drive around Bangkok to commemorate Vespa Thailand's 65th anniversary. Photo by Patipat Janthong.

Soldiers help collect dried food on Ratchaprarop Road, offered by Buddhists to 22,600 monks at a religious ceremony to mark the 2,600th anniversary of Lord Buddha's enlightenment. Photo by Apichit Jinakul.

Soldiers help collect dried food on Ratchaprarop Road, offered by Buddhists to 22,600 monks at a religious ceremony to mark the 2,600th anniversary of Lord Buddha's enlightenment. Photo by Apichit Jinakul.

Workers lift deva statues to decorate the royal crematorium of Her Royal Highness Princess Bejraratana Rajasuda at Sanam Luang. Photo by Apichart Jinakul.

Workers lift deva statues to decorate the royal crematorium of Her Royal Highness Princess Bejraratana Rajasuda at Sanam Luang. Photo by Apichart Jinakul.

A girl paints her face as a clown in a performance for her community around Phraeng Phuthon in Bangkok's Phra Nakhon district. She is among young activists that lead the community to create a better environment. Photo by Seksan Rojjanametakul.

A girl paints her face as a clown in a performance for her community around Phraeng Phuthon in Bangkok's Phra Nakhon district. She is among young activists that lead the community to create a better environment. Photo by Seksan Rojjanametakul.