• Mon, 31 Dec 2018 20:00
    Prayers for a blessed 2019
    Thousands of Buddhists take part in prayers that began in the last hour of the New Year’s Eve and were completed in the early hours of 2019.
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  • Sat, 01 Sep 2018 01:00
    Out of the cannon's month
    Special Report: The latest armament unearthed at Sanam Luang could shed more light on the fabled Front Palace of bygone times
  • Wed, 29 Aug 2018 19:30
    Visitors to view cannon preservation at National Museum
    Culture Minister Vira Rojpojchanarat on Wednesday visited Thailand’s National Museum in Bangkok to observe the preservation process for the ancient cannon unearthed from beneath Sanam Luang last weekend.
  • Sun, 26 Aug 2018 19:09
    Old cannon unearthed
    Sanam Luang yields venerable battlefield relic
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  • Sat, 28 Jul 2018 13:02
    Prayut leads celebrations to mark King’s birthday
    Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha led some 3,500 people and government officials to give alms to 670 monks and novices at Sanam Luang to make merit on the occasion of the 66th birthday of His Majesty the King.
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 19:22
    Agriculture and Cooperatives Ministry’s permanent secretary Lertviroj Kowattana leads several officials in a full-dress rehearsal for the Royal Ploughing Ceremony in Sanam Luang on Tuesday.
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  • Thu, 12 Apr 2018 11:55
    Nathee Sornwaree, friend of poor and homeless, dead at 48
    Activist Nathee Sornwaree, who established the Issarachon Foundation to help the homeless and sex workers in Bangkok’s Sanam Luang area, died on Wednesday evening. He was 48.
  • Sat, 24 Mar 2018 12:38
    Songkran festivities moved from Sanam Luang to Lumpini Park
    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) will hold its annual Songkran festivities at Lumpini Park from April 12 to 15, deputy BMA city clerk Silapasuay Raweesaengsoon said on Saturday.
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  • Fri, 12 Jan 2018 01:00
    Dismantling of Royal Crematorium begins after ceremony
    AFTER SERVING as venue for the grand cremation ceremonies for the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej in October, the government yesterday began dismantling the Royal Crematorium at Sanam Luang in Bangkok.
  • Thu, 11 Jan 2018 09:50
    Ceremony marks beginning of removal of Royal Crematorium
    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha presided over a religious rite to mark the official beginning of the removal of the Royal Cremation structures honouring HM the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej at Sanam Luang in Bangkok on Thursday morning.
  • Fri, 05 Jan 2018 17:35
    January 11 rite will initiate removal of Royal Crematorium 
    Fine Arts Department will invite Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to preside over a religious rite next week for the official start in removing the Royal Crematorium of HM the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej at Sanam Luang field in Bangkok.
  • Thu, 04 Jan 2018 18:42
    Pavilions around Royal Crematorium being dismantled
    Officials have begun pulling down pavilions around the Royal Crematorium of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej at Sanam Luang.
  • Wed, 29 Nov 2017 14:37
    Royal Cremation site to stay open until end of year
    His Majesty the King has granted permission to the public to continue visiting the Royal Crematorium site at Sanam Luang of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. 
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 18:50
    Commemorative postcards distributed to visitors at Royal Crematorium
    The Culture Ministry will hand out 3 million souvenir postcards made in nine different patterns to those visiting the Royal Crematorium and an exhibition on HM the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s Royal Cremation at Bangkok’s Sanam Luang ceremonial ground.
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  • Sun, 05 Nov 2017 01:00
    Splendour amidst the sadness
    The Royal Cremation site at Sanam Luang hosts an exhibition and tour for visitors
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