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Princess Soamsawali suffers brain haemorrhage

The Thai Royal House has released a bulletin stating that Princess Soamsawali has suffered a brain haemorrhage and that she has high blood pressure. She is currently recovering in the Chulalongkorn hospital and no further details on her prognosis have been released. In August of last year, the Princess was admitted to the Chulalongkorn Hospital for treatment of a swollen shin of the right leg…
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Thai King to finally be crowned in May

Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn, 66, will finally have his coronation ceremony in May of this year. The Royal Household Bureau made the announcement yesterday saying the coronation and celebration festivities would take place from 4 May through 6 May. His Majesty will be crowned in a ceremony on 4 May with a celebration procession the following day. The 5th of May will also see a…
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Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn visits pilgrimage site

Yesterday, Thailand’s Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn visited the 18th-century Shaivite place of worship located in the Indian state of Tripura’s Unakoti district. Her Royal Highness, who is the younger sister of King Maha Vajiralongkorn – also called Rama X, made the trip with heavy security, according to officials. The King’s sister arrived at a helipad at Kailashahar…
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King of Thailand honours cave rescuers

King Maha Vajiralongkorn (or Rama X) of Thailand has honoured the cave rescuers who saved 12 boys and their coach from a flooded cave in July. The King named the heroes as Members of the Most Admirable Order of the Direkgunabhorn. The award for significant voluntary…
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Princess Soamsawali of Thailand admitted to hospital

Her Royal Highness Princess Soamsawali of Thailand has been admitted to hospital for medical treatment. She was admitted to the Chulalongkorn hospital on 27 August for treatment of a swollen shin of the right leg, which was diagnosed as a tissue infection. Her condition improved after being receiving medication until she experienced a weakness in her right hand on Friday night. She underwent a…
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