Photo Phriday: In a League of Their Own

Gen. Prayuth meets cheerleaders who will participate at the SEA Games this month in Kuala Lumpur today at Government House.

Top: Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha, at far left foreground, meets on Wednesday cheerleaders who will attend the SEA Games later this month in Kuala Lumpur at Government House. Read: Discursive Prayuth Coaches Athletes on Etiquette, Beauty and Stuff

This week, Thailand prepared to dispatch competitors to a regional athletic tournament, airport immigration queues made national news and the nation browsed through blue shirts for Mother’s Day on Saturday. Find more on our Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.


A bus rests after crashing into the front of a 7-Eleven on Thursday in Ayutthaya province. One passenger was injured.



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Customers check out ‘Love Mom’ shirts Thursday in Khon Kaen. Mother’s Day is Saturday.


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Ekachai Thaidecha, 63, the uncle of a student who died after his rental car fell off a cliff July 26 in California, submits a request Thursday to the US Embassy in Bangkok asking for visas for a Thai rescue team since to travel and try to recover his nephew’s body. Read: Weather Foils Recovery of Missing Thai Students in California


Khon players sit Monday before a backdrop being erected at the cremation of King Rama IX in Bangkok’s Sanam Luang.


Crematorium workers plant ebony trees Monday around Rama IX’s crematorium structure in the Sanam Luang.


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Pakkamol Kongsit, 50, tends her 500 jasmine plants Thursday in Trang province. Jasmine flowers are the traditional flower given for Mother’s Day, which is Saturday.


The Junsoh family with soldiers after their rescue from being stranded by flash flooding in the middle of a waterfall Tuesday in Phatthalung. Read: Outing Turns Terrifying for Family Trapped at Phatthalung Waterfall


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Khaosod English writer Pravit Rojanaphruk, left, on Tuesday afternoon at the Technology Crime Suppression Division in Bangkok. Pravit has been charged with sedition for his social media posts. Read: Khaosod English Reporter Charged With Sedition Reports to Police


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Tiger orchid trees, the largest type of orchids, reach full bloom Friday at a botanical garden in Trang province.


Female inmates fold flowers Friday for Rama IX’s cremation in Nan province.

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