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A look at Amphorn Sathan Residential Hall - the Thai King's residence

As we await the coronation of King Maha Vajiralongkorn as King Rama X this week, let’s take a look at the official residence of the King of Thailand. Amphorn Sathan Residential Hall, also known as the Ambara Villa, is located within Bangkok’s Dusit Palace and translates to “the royal seat in the sky.” Completed in 1906, it now serves as the primary residence of the…
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Princess Chulabhorn recovers after cataract surgery and back pain treatment

Princess Chulabhorn of Thailand, 61, is recovering after cataract surgery and back pain treatment. The Royal Household Bureau has said that she is recovering satisfactorily from the surgery and treatments which took place at Ramathibodi Hospital in Bangkok. She underwent cataract surgery on 22 March, followed by another procedure on 29 March to correct blurred vision. The Princess is now able to…
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Rituals begin for coronation of King of Thailand

Sacred rituals for the coronation of the King of Thailand began on Saturday with senior officials collecting water in different ceremonies from 100 various water sources across the country’s 76 provinces. The collection was televised on all Thai channels. The water…
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Thailand's Princess Soamsawali released from Intensive Care

Thailand’s Princess Soamsawali has been released from the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital. After her condition has improved, she has now been moved to a private room in the hospital, the Royal Household Bureau stated on Sunday. In a bulletin released in early February, the Royal Household Bureau revealed that Princess Soamsawali had suffered a brain…
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Princess Chulabhorn admitted to hospital

Thailand’s Princess Chulabhorn has been admitted to a hospital in Thailand’s capital of Bangkok. The 61-year-old Princess entered the Ramathibodi University Hospital on Monday according to a press release sent out by the Royal Household Bureau. Princess Chulabhorn was suffering from back pain and blurriness in both eyes. She will receive treatment for both conditions. Examinations…
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