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Questions on whereabouts of Thai queen

There are questions on the whereabouts of Thailand’s Queen Suthida who hasn’t been seen in person since 28 December. The King, Rama X, has been seen with his concubine, Royal Noble Consort Sineenat since that time. After people began questioning the disappearance of Queen Suthida on social media, photos of the Queen surfaced on 7 February on Thai royal news. However, those images…
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Thai princess in hospital

Thailand’s Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn is in the hospital after injuring her ankle in a fall on Monday. The Royal Household Bureau made the announcement on Monday saying the 65-year-old tripped and fell during a morning walk. The younger sister of King Rama X…
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King of Thailand releases New Year card

The King of Thailand has released a New Year card to the Thai people to coincide with his New Year speech that he gave as 2021 began. The card features a photo that was released of King Maha Vajiralongkorn and Queen Suthida ahead of his coronation in May 2019. Both the King and Queen’s signatures also feature on the inside of the card while their monograms are on the front. The…
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King of Thailand addresses protestors for first time

Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn (or Rama X) has made a rare public comment regarding the ongoing protests in Thailand against the government and his reign. The King said of the protestors that he “loves them all the same” and that Thailand is the “land of compromise.” The King was with his wife, Queen Suthida, and daughter, Princess Sirivannavari, on Saturday…
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Thai Senate backs controversial king

Thailand’s Senate has expressed their support for the kingdom’s controversial monarch, King Maha Vajiralongkorn. Senate President Pornpetch Wichitcholchai spoke on Thursday during a special meeting and stressed the need to “protect and uphold this noble institution.” The monarchy is absolutely “necessary” for Thailand, according to the politicians.
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