Picture News May 9, 2019

Yangoon, Myanmar, May 9 – Reuters reporter Wa Lone (C-R) poses with wife Pan Ei Mon (2-R) and daughter, along with Reuters reporter Kyaw Soe Oo (L) carrying his daughter next to wife Chit Su Win (C-L), after being freed from prison, in Yangon, Myanmar, 07 May 2019 . Photo courtesy of Mizzima
Bangkok, Thailand, May 9 – Plai Siam, the male elephant carried the royal emblem, leading ten other elephants to march in the procession along with the rhythm of the drum. The elephants and marchers stopped and knelt down to pay their respects to the royal portrait and representatives of elephant handlers sang the royal anthem to express loyalty to His Majesty the King. Photo courtesy of TNA
Doha, Qatar, May 9 – Passengers arrive from Doha metro train at the newly Qatar opens the Doha Metro Red Line South in Al Qassar station at Doha, Qatar. Photo courtesy of Noushad Thekkayil
Johannesburg, South Africa, May 9 – South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa casting his vote in the 2019 elections. Millions of voters in South Africa are heading to polling booths on Wednesday to cast their ballot in the national and provincial elections. Incumbent president Cyril Ramaphosa, who assumed power last year, has promised to crack down on corruption in the ruling African National Congress (ANC). The party faced a steep decline in support in the last local election in 2016, when it lost some key cities to opposition parties, The final results of the election will be announced on Saturday Photo courtesy of SA Gov News @SAgovnews