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A day in photos ( 14 photo)

Monks with photographs for memories at Government House and men on the first day of the military conscription draw are featured events on April 1, 2016.

1 Apr 2016
A monk takes photos of a group of novices with Government House in the background as they are invited by officials for morning alms to mark Civil Servants Day. — Thiti Wannamontha

A monk takes photos of a group of novices with Government House in the background as they are invited by officials for morning alms to mark Civil Servants Day. — Thiti Wannamontha

Men aged 21 and over sit at Surao Don Sakae School in Bangkok's Wang Thonglang district, waiting their turn for a draw on the first day of military conscription. — Patipat Janthong

Men aged 21 and over sit at Surao Don Sakae School in Bangkok's Wang Thonglang district, waiting their turn for a draw on the first day of military conscription. — Patipat Janthong

Female police officers join their male colleagues as the Royal Thai Police Office kicked off a campaign against crimes during the Songkran holidays at Sanam Luang. — Chanat Katanyu

Female police officers join their male colleagues as the Royal Thai Police Office kicked off a campaign against crimes during the Songkran holidays at Sanam Luang. — Chanat Katanyu

A supporter with a red rose stands among policemen, while waiting for ousted former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra to arrive at the Supreme Court. — Reuters

A supporter with a red rose stands among policemen, while waiting for ousted former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra to arrive at the Supreme Court. — Reuters

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha waves, as he is greeted by ambassador Peter Selfridge (left), chief of protocol of the United States, upon his arrival at the White House in Washington on March 31. — AP

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha waves, as he is greeted by ambassador Peter Selfridge (left), chief of protocol of the United States, upon his arrival at the White House in Washington on March 31. — AP

Ethnic Kachin activist Patrick Kum Ja Lee (left) smiles after posing for a picture with his wife and prominent human rights activist May Sabe Phyu outside Insein prison in Yangon. The man, accused of sharing a post poking fun at Myanmar's army chief on Facebook, was released after spending six months in jail. — AP

Ethnic Kachin activist Patrick Kum Ja Lee (left) smiles after posing for a picture with his wife and prominent human rights activist May Sabe Phyu outside Insein prison in Yangon. The man, accused of sharing a post poking fun at Myanmar's army chief on Facebook, was released after spending six months in jail. — AP

A relative of passengers on board the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 that went missing March 8, 2014 protests with a card which reads

A relative of passengers on board the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 that went missing March 8, 2014 protests with a card which reads "Let the people go" outside the Malaysia visa office in Beijing. A group of relatives protested for talks with Malaysian authorities after the airlines cancelled its monthly meeting with them. — AP

People gather to witness the launch for the biennial Singapore Garden Festival with the largest floral chandelier exhibited at Marina Square shopping centre. The largest floral chandelier was to set the new Guinness World Record. — AFP

People gather to witness the launch for the biennial Singapore Garden Festival with the largest floral chandelier exhibited at Marina Square shopping centre. The largest floral chandelier was to set the new Guinness World Record. — AFP

Aceh police and anti-drug police destroy cannabis plants discovered in a 189 hectare illegal marijuana plantation at the foot of Seulawah Mountain in Aceh Besar, Indonesia. Aceh is the most prolific illegal marijuana-producing province in Indonesia, which distributes marijuana to the Southeast Asian region. — EPA

Aceh police and anti-drug police destroy cannabis plants discovered in a 189 hectare illegal marijuana plantation at the foot of Seulawah Mountain in Aceh Besar, Indonesia. Aceh is the most prolific illegal marijuana-producing province in Indonesia, which distributes marijuana to the Southeast Asian region. — EPA

Philippine police clear a highway off of blood and debris following a violent protest in Kidapawan city. Officials say at least two people have been killed and dozens wounded when gunfire erupted as police attempted to clear a four-day-old protest by farmers, who have been demanding government financial aid in the wake of a seven-month drought in the province. — AP

Philippine police clear a highway off of blood and debris following a violent protest in Kidapawan city. Officials say at least two people have been killed and dozens wounded when gunfire erupted as police attempted to clear a four-day-old protest by farmers, who have been demanding government financial aid in the wake of a seven-month drought in the province. — AP

New employees of Japan Airlines Group attend an entrance ceremony at a hangar in Tokyo's Haneda airport. — AFP

New employees of Japan Airlines Group attend an entrance ceremony at a hangar in Tokyo's Haneda airport. — AFP

National Disaster Response Force and Indian army personnel handle rubble after a bridge under construction collapsed in Calcutta. At least 24 people have died after a flyover under construction collapsed in the city. — EPA

National Disaster Response Force and Indian army personnel handle rubble after a bridge under construction collapsed in Calcutta. At least 24 people have died after a flyover under construction collapsed in the city. — EPA

A view of a tulip field in Zhumadian, Henan province, on March 31. — Reuters

A view of a tulip field in Zhumadian, Henan province, on March 31. — Reuters

Nepalese models present creations by Binisha Manandhar during the second day of the TGIF Nepal Fashion Week in Kathmandu, which is running until April 2.  — EPA

Nepalese models present creations by Binisha Manandhar during the second day of the TGIF Nepal Fashion Week in Kathmandu, which is running until April 2. — EPA