Top: Thailand Khamthong, center, cheers with Thai fans during a Thursday football match between Thailand and Timor Leste at the 2017 SEA Games Thursday in Kuala Lumpur. Thailand won Timor Leste 1-0.

This week, athletes and their adoring fans headed to Kuala Lumpur for the SEA Games while the nation was roiled by dramatic crime ‘re-enactments’ and yet more flooding. Find more on our Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.


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Patcharee Panthong, at left, embraces a relative Thursday as the soldier accused of murdering her daughter three years ago is led through a ‘re-enactment’ of his alleged crime in Ayutthaya. Read: Cold Case: Family Gets Answers as Soldier Accused of Deadly Abduction



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Students lay flowers at the Free Thai Movement monument Wednesday at Thammasat University to mark 72nd anniversary of Japan’s surrender in World War II.


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Gen. Satit Pitarat, director of Thailand Post, presents the ‘Thailand 4.0’ post box that features a phone charging station and QR code to scan for local tourist information Thursday at the Bangkok General Post Office. So far 15 post boxes have been deployed in Phitsanulok province.


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A nearly sold-out lottery ticket vendor Thursday in Khon Kaen city after results came out Wednesday.


People wait at a flooded bus station after heavy rain fell Monday on Bangkok’s Ratchadapisek Road. Read: Prep for a Wet, Wet, Wet Week Nationwide


Students in Khon Kaen city navigate flooded streets Thursday after heavy rain on Wednesday. Read: Prep for a Wet, Wet, Wet Week Nationwide


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Officials inspect the scene where a truck exploded Thursday morning outside the Mayo Police Station in Pattani province. Read: Hostage Dies, Stolen Truck Explodes at Police Station


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One of the buses servicing eight new routes on a test run Tuesday as part of a plan to change and rename Bangkok’s buses and routes within the next two years. Read: Be Prepared: Bangkok Buses Getting New Routes


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Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha welcomes Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc Thursday at Government House.


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A rotting dolphin corpse Wednesday in Sattahip district, Chonburi province. It’s the second beached dolphin found this year on Dongtan Beach, a popular tourist destination.


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PM Prayuth Chan-ocha waits Aug. 11 at MRT Tao Poon on the opening day of a long-awaited link to the MRT Blue Line. Story: Purple Line ‘Missing Link’ to Open in August



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