A day in photos

A baby panda in Tokyo and a taxi protest in Bangkok are featured events on June 23, 2017.



A female panda cub born from mother panda Shin Shin at the Ueno Zoological Gardens in Tokyo on June 12 is seen in this handout photo taken on June 22. — Reuters/Tokyo Zoological Park Society


Forestry officials crack down on newly-harvested marijuana plants in Nakhon Thai district of Phitsanulok province. — Chinnawat Singha


Soldiers and Food and Drug Administration officials move boxes of illegal drugs at the FDA storage to destroy at the Bang Pa-in Industrial Estate on the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Drug Trafficking on June 26. — Pattarapong Chatpattarasill


Some 30 taxi drivers protest against Uber and Grab at Parliament, urging lawmakers to take action against the ride-sharing service providers. — Thiti Wannamontha


Former Khmer Rouge head of state Khieu Samphan sits in court during the UN-backed war crimes tribunal in Phnom Penh. Khieu Samphan is charged with a range of crimes including genocide, murder, rape and enslavement. — AP/Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia


Vehicles are caught in a congestion as the flow of traffic of the capital significantly increases ahead of Eid al-Fitr holiday in Jakarta. Millions are heading home to their villages to celebrate the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan on June 25. — AP


Debris and smoke billow are seen after an OV-10 Bronco aircraft released a bomb, during an airstrike, as Philippine government troops continue their assault against insurgents from the Maute group, who have taken over parts of Marawi City. — Reuters


A diver performs from the Pont Alexandre III Bridge into the River Seine in Paris as the city transforms into a giant Olympic park to celebrate International Olympic Days with a variety of sporting events for the public. — Reuters

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