• Sun, 05 May 2019 08:54
    Thailand crowns king in ornate ceremonies; Xi congratulates
    President Xi Jinping congratulated Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn on being crowned officially on Saturday.
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  • Wed, 01 May 2019 17:00
    Royalist volunteers toil overtime for Thai King's coronation
    In baby-blue caps and yellow scout scarves, an army of royal volunteers is sprucing up Thailand before this weekend's coronation -- a projection of unity and loyalty to the unassailable crown in a divided kingdom that remains locked in political crisis.
  • Sun, 31 Mar 2019 01:00
    King strips ex-premier Thaksin of royal decorations
    The Thai king has revoked the royal decorations of billionaire ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra, citing his conviction and "extremely inappropriate" flight from the country, according to an announcement published Saturday.
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  • Tue, 01 Jan 2019 14:03
    Coronation of HM King Maha Vajiralongkorn to be held May 4-6: palace
    An elaborate three-day coronation ceremony for HM King Maha Vajiralongkorn will be held May 4 to 6, the palace announced Tuesday, nearly two and half years after the passing of his revered father King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 13:47
    Urgent : Anger as rhino Thai trade kingpin released from South African jail
    Johannesburg - Conservationists expressed shock Monday after a Thai kingpin of the illegal rhino horn trade was released from jail in South Africa after serving just six years of his 40-year sentence.
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  • Thu, 16 Aug 2018 09:31
    Thai King thanks Laos for assisting in rescue of trapped boys
    His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun of Thailand recently sent a letter to President Bounnhang Vorachit to thank the Lao people for their participation in the rescue effort to retrieve 13 young footballers from the cave they were trapped in.
  • Thu, 01 Feb 2018 17:42
    US scientists win Prince Mahidol Awards for lifesaving vaccine work, genome research
    On behalf of the Thai king, HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn on January 31 presents the Prince Mahidol Awards for the year 2017 to internationally prominent figures in medicine and public health fields during a ceremony inside the Chakri Maha Prasat Throne Hall, at the Grand Palace.
  • Fri, 27 Oct 2017 12:39
    President Halimah pays tribute to late Thai King
    President Halimah and her husband attended Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej's royal cremation ceremony yesterday.
  • Fri, 27 Oct 2017 08:37
    Bhutan royal family offers last respects to late Thai king
    His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen of Bhutan offered last respects to His Late Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand, during the Royal Cremation Ceremony at Sanam Luang in Bangkok on Thursday.
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  • Fri, 27 Oct 2017 01:00
    Sweden honours the late Thai monarch
    Sweden yesterday held a ceremony to honour HM the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who received the Knight of the Swedish Royal Order of the Seraphim on April 5, 1950. The order is the foremost honour in Sweden.
  • Wed, 25 Oct 2017 01:00
    Traditional ceremony of ‘stealing the royal body’ proceeds
    ONE OF THE more intriguing aspects of funeral rites for a Thai king or queen is a tradition dating to the Ayutthaya Period known as “Luk Phra Sop” – stealing the royal body.
    Kingdom Grieves
  • Tue, 24 Oct 2017 14:06
    Bahraini royal welcomed
    The prime minister of Bahrain has arrived in Bangkok to attend the Royal cremation of the late Thai monarch.
  • Tue, 24 Oct 2017 01:00
    Cosmology in the Royal Cremation
    The Royal Crematorium is modelled after the mythical mountain Sumeru, the centre of the universe in Buddhist cosmology.
    Kingdom Grieves
  • Wed, 11 Oct 2017 17:43
    Bhutanese monarch to attend Royal Cremation
    Bhutanese King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun Pema will attend the Royal Cremation of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s in Bangkok on October 26, a spokesman for the Royal Palace of Bhutan announced yesterday.
  • Wed, 14 Dec 2016 19:39
    HM the King congratulates new Malaysian King
    HM the King has sent to new King of Malaysia congratulatory message on the occasion of his accession to the Throne. "On the auspicious occasion of Your Majesty's accession to the Federal Throne as HM the Yang di-Pertuan Agong XV of Malaysia,
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