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King of Sweden sends condolences to King of Thailand

King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden has sent his condolences to Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn after the mass shooting over the weekend in a city northeast of the capital of Bangkok. Sweden’s monarch said, “The Queen and I wish to convey our sincere condolences on the tragic loss of lives following the brutal mass shooting in Korat. We offer our heartfelt sympathies to the…
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A look back at the Thai royal year

Today, we conclude another year and a decade. So, we are taking a look back at the Thai royal year that surrounded the crowning and other coronation ceremonies of King Rama X. January: King of Thailand issues decree for new election, first since…
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Thai King and Queen take part in Royal Barge Procession in Bangkok

Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn (or Rama X) and Queen Suthida took part in the Royal Barge Procession yesterday in Bangkok on the Chao Phraya River. They were joined by the King’s son, 14-year-old Prince Dipangkorn Rasmijoti on their barge and followed by the King’s two daughters, Princesses Bajrakitiyabha and Sirivannavari. The Royal Barge Procession marked the end of the…
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King and Queen of Thailand meet the Pope

Pope Francis met with Thailand’s King Maha VajiralongKorn, Queen Suthida and the Buddhist leader, Patriarch Somdej Phra Maha Muneewong on Thursday. Pope Francis was greeted at the Palace entrance by the King and Queen. They shook hands, engaged gifts and had a…
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King of Thailand fires four more officials

In what seems to be a continuing purge, the King of Thailand, Rama X, has fired four more officials this time for “extremely evil misconduct” and “adultery,” as well as being “lax” in their duties. The Royal Palace announced their firing due to a violation of a code of conduct for courtiers. Two of those fired were bedroom guards while the other two were…
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Princess Chulabhorn recovering "satisfactorily"

The Royal Household Bureau has announced that Princess Chulabhorn of Thailand’s recovery from surgery is going “satisfactorily without complications.” They said that she can perform routine activities as usual. People can sign well wishes in a book at Chulabhorn Hospital. The Princess wasadmitted to hospitallast week for numbness in her left arm – more…
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