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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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Princess Chulabhorn of Thailand admitted to hospital, lost feeling in hand

Thailand’s Princess Chulabhorn, 62, has been admitted to Chulabhorn Hospital in Bangkok, the Royal House announced today in a short statement. The Princess’s public duties are suspended until further notice. She has lost feeling in her left hand, and an MRI scan showed that her nerves were trapped around the elbow. The numbness is in her left arm, left ring finger and the left…
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