A day in photos

  • 8 Aug 2017 at 17:30
  • Newspaper section: Photo

Migrant workers at the Labour Ministry and the 29th anniversary of the 8888 Uprising in Myanmar are featured events on Aug 8, 2017.

A migrant worker shows her passport while waiting for an interview to prove her employment at the Labour Ministry. — Pornprom Satrabhaya

Monks chant at Wat Phitchaya Yatikaram for a ceremony to mark Her Majesty the Queen's birthday on Aug 12. — Pawat Laopaisarntaksin

Sorrayuth Suthassanachinda arrives at the Criminal Court for the ruling of the Appeal Court. The court dismissed a lawsuit brought against the former TV news anchor, his company and two other people for allegedly forging documents in connection with a 138 million baht advertising revenue fraud. — Tawatchai Kemgumnerd

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson pays his respects in front of a portrait of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej at the Grand Palace. — Reuters

Monks sit as red roses are laid in front of them during a ceremony marking the 29th anniversary of the 8888 Uprising in Yangon. The '8888 Uprising,' also known as People Power Uprising, with peak events on Aug 8, 1988, were held against the then ruling Burma Socialist Programme Party regime, a one-party state, headed by Gen Ne Win. — EPA

Beoung Kak lake resident representative Tep Vanny reacts in a police van while leaving from the Appeals Court in Phnom Penh. The court upheld the Municipal Court's decision on Tep Vanny of her sentence two years and a half, after she allegedly incited people to commit violence against public authorities during a protest near Prime Minister Hun Sen's house in 2013. — EPA

Members of the honour guard participate in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations flag raising ceremony at the Foreign Ministry in Hanoi. The ceremony is to mark the 50th anniversary of the regional group. — EPA

Fishermen displaying their fish for sale at a traditional fish market in Lampulo, Aceh province, Indonesia. — EPA

Filipina dancers perform during the closing ceremony of the 50th Association of Southeast Asia Nations Regional Forum in Manila. — Reuters

A volunteer collects the congealed palm oil which has been blanketing the shores of Hong Kong's Lamma Island after a collision between two ships. — AP

Flower growers, known as silleteros, carry their flower arrangements during the annual flower parade in Medellin, Colombia, on Aug 7. — Reuters

Souvenir vendors wait for tourists in front of the Giza pyramids on the outskirts of Cairo on Aug 7. — Reuters

The rising moon is seen during a partial lunar eclipse between buildings in Malaga, southern Spain, on Aug 7. — Reuters

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