A day in photos

  • 20 Oct 2017 at 17:55
  • Newspaper section: Photo

Helping a wild elephant and National Dental Day are featured events on Oct 20, 2017.

A wild elephant saved in a dramatic rescue from a boggy canal in Phitsanulok arrives at the National Elephant Institute in Lampang for treatment of his injuries. — Assawin Wongnorkaew

Students walk through the Pak Khlong Talad flower market. — Pawat Laopaisarntaksin

People queue up for free dental care at the faculty of dentistry of Chulalongkorn University. The free service marks National Dental Day on Oct 20. — Apichart Jinakul

Soldiers stand guard on the eve of the Vegetarian Festival in Muang district in Pattani on Oct 19. — Patipat Janthong

Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi delivers a speech at the ceremony to accept cash donated by private donors for development tasks in Rakhine state at the National Reconciliation and Peace Centre in Nay Pyi Taw. — AP

An Indonesian banana vendor takes a nap as he waits for customers at a market in Lumajang, East Java. — EPA-EFE

Government troops wave at residents and motorists as they travel back from their five-month combat duty against pro-Islamic State militant groups, a few days after President Rodrigo Duterte announced the liberation of Marawi City, southern Philippines. — Reuters

People take photos at the Tiananmen Gate during the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China in Beijing. — Reuters

Voters cheer Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivering a campaign speech for a candidate of Abe's ruling Liberal Democratic Party during the Lower House election campaign in Fujisawa, Kanazawa prefecture, ahead of the election on Oct 22. — EPA-EFE

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