A day in photos

  • 19 Apr 2017 at 20:39
  • Newspaper section: Photo

Pattaya's Songkran festival and drink drivers' morgue service are among featured events on April 19, 2017.



Pattaya celebrates its Songkran festival called Wan Lai on its four-kilometre-long beach road in Chon Buri province. — Chaiyot Pupattanapong


A traffic violator is ordered to do community service by cleaning the morgue of Nopparatrajathanee Hospital in Bangkok after driving under the influence. — Wichan Charoenkiatpakul


Followers carry a deity image in an event to celebrate the Chao Mae Tomo shrine in Narathiwat province. A million fire crackers were lit there. — Waedao Harai


Thai-Cambodian border trade comes to a standstill in Buri Ram province as Cambodia bans its people from crossing the border to buy goods after Thai authorities prohibited Thai people from the outside from travelling across the border to visit the Saitaku Resort and Casino at Bantey Ampil in Oddar Meancheay province. — Pikool Kaewhawong


Political activists read their complaint about the missing 1932 Siamese Revelution memorial plaque at the Dusit police station in Bangkok. — Krit Promsaka na Sakolnakorn


Volunteers advise the elderly to use smart devices so they can use social media and find information. More digital activities are expected to help deter Alzheimer's. The training is organised at Baan Aree Foundation in Bangkok. — Apichart Jinakul


Police have their sniffer dog check for possible drug trafficking among travellers arriving in Bangkok at the Hua Lamphong railway terminus. — Pornprom Satrabhaya


Visitors look at the EVE concept car from Chinese startup NIO during the Auto Shanghai 2017 show at the National Exhibition and Convention Centre in Shanghai, China. — AP


US Vice President Mike Pence (centre) speaks to US servicemen and Japanese Self-Defence Forces personnel on the flight deck of US navy nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan, at the US Navy's Yokosuka base in Yokosuka, south of Tokyo. — AP


Cyclists ride their bicycles during a performance created by Japanese artist Azuma Makoto, bringing art to the streets with a fleet of 30 bicycles covered in blooms at Paulista avenue in Sao Paulo, Brazil. — REUTERS

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