A day in photos

  • 4 Aug 2017 at 17:58
  • Newspaper section: Photo

A new Bangkok skywalk and a Neymar mania are featured events on Aug 4, 2017.

People walk on a new skywalk opened by the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration at Pathumwan intersection. — Pattarapong Chatpattarasill

People's Alliance for Democracy key leaders announce their decision to petition the National Anti-Corruption Commission to appeal the Supreme Court's ruling on Aug 2 acquitting former prime minister Somchai Wongsawat and three others of abuse of authority over the deadly dispersal of a PAD rally at parliament in 2008. — Tawatchai Kemgumnerd

Kyaw Min Swe (second left), chief editor of The Voice Daily newspaper, talks to media during a press briefing along with his lawyer Khin Maung Myint (left), columnist Kyaw Zwa Naing (second right), and his wife, Thiri May Shan Aung, at their office in Yangon. Myanmar's court granted bail to Min Swe after he was arrested on June 2 along with the columnist for publishing a satirical printed article that allegedly mocked the country's military on its efforts to reach a peace agreement with ethnic minority groups. — AP

A Malaysian participant watches her inflated kite fly during a kite festival in Bali, Indonesia. The four-day international kite festival is organised to promote tourism on the island. — AP

Sailors man the Yard Arms of the ARM Cuauhtemoc sailing ship (right), operated by the Armada de Mexico as it prepares to dock at the Port of Manila for a five-day goodwill visit. — EPA

A Kashmiri Muslim protester attacks an Indian police vehicle with a thick wooden stick, during clashes in Anantnag some 50 kilometres south of Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir. The government forces fired tear smoke canisters to disperse stone-throwing Kashmiri protesters after funeral prayers for slain militant Yawar Nissar. — EPA

A fan leaves a PSG sports boutique with a new Neymar soccer shirt in Paris. The Brazillian striker became the most expensive player in soccer history after completing his blockbuster transfer from Barcelona to PSG for €222 million (8.76 billion baht) on Aug 3. — Reuters

People queue at the airport's control area during security staff strike at Terminal 1 of Barcelona-El Prat airport in Barcelona, Spain. — Reuters

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