A day in photos

Ploynarin going home and new boats to protect tourists are featured events on Aug 18, 2017.

Patcharee Punthong returns home in Tha Rua district in Ayutthaya from the Institute of Forensic Medicine at Police General Hospital with the remains of her daughter, Ploynarin Palipol, who was slain three years ago. — Patipat Janthong

A homeless man takes part in a career development training programme at a shelter centre operated by the Social Development and Human Security Ministry in Pathum Thani's Thanya Buri district. — Apichit Jinakul

Tourist police deploy 20 new boats on the Chao Phraya River and other locations in the country to ensure safety for tourists. — Pattarapong Chatpattarasill

Syamsul Hadi (left) and Saiful Rijal (right) of Indonesia attempt to block a shot by Pornchai Kaokaew of Thailand during the SEA Games 2017 Men's Sepak Takraw Team Regu events in Kuala Lumpur. — EPA

Locals watch a live broadcast of the SEA Games Myanmar and Brunei football match on an outdoor LED screen in Nay Pyi Taw. Myanmar beat Brunei 6-0. — AP

A man holds a Catalan flag as people gather to osberve a minute of silence at Placa de Catalunya, a day after a van crashed into pedestrians in Barcelona, leaving at least 14 people dead and around 100 injured in an attack claimed by the Islamic State militant group. — Reuters

Armed Italian soldiers patrol in front of Colosseum in Rome, where security has been beefed up after terrorist attacks in Spain. — EPA

Guards honour fallen soldiers during the Vietnam Veterans' Day Remembrance Service at the National Australian Vietnam Forces Memorial in Canberra. — EPA

Afghan men get their artificial limbs installed during a programme for the disabled supported by the International Committee of the Red Cross in Jalalabad. — EPA

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