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In Bangkok’s Chinatown, festooned with red lanterns, opera companies perform mythical stories depicting battles and a search for love and justice, as celebrations that mark the Lunar New Year come to a close. Thailand is home to the largest overseas Chinese community in the world.
— By Reuters


A Chinese opera actress applies make-up backstage before a performance in Chinatown in Bangkok, Feb. 17.
(Jorge Silva/Reuters)