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King of Thailand issues decree for new election, first since 2014

The King of Thailand, Maha Vajiralongkorn (or Rama X) has issued a decree for a new election in the country – which would be its first since the May 2014 coup that overthrew Yingluck Shinawatra (Thailand’s first female Prime Minister). Thailand has been governed by a military junta since then, and elections have been delayed several times over the past five years. His Majesty’s…
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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…
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Thai YouTube personality in legal trouble for comments made about dress designed by Thai Princess

A Thai YouTube personality, Wanchaleom Jamneanphol, is in legal trouble for her comments she made about the dress Thailand’s Miss Universe contestant wore which so happened to be designed by the King of Thailand’s daughter, Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana. Wanchaleom Jamneanphol, who also goes by the nickname “Mixy Bigmouth” made negative comments on the blue gown on…
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Princess Soamsawali recovering well in hospital

The Royal Household Bureau of Thailand has announced that Her Royal Highness Princess Soamsawali has is recovering well from a shin infection and fatigue on the right arm and hand. However, doctors are recommended a longer stay in the hospital and additional therapy. The Princess has been undergoing physical therapy to restore the strength in her right arm and hand. She was admitted to…
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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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Queen Sirikit discharged from hospital after bout with the flu

Queen Sirikit of Thailand has been discharged from a Thai hospital after a bout with the flu the Royal Household Bureau said on Thursday. The 86-year-old queen mother was released from Chulalongkorn Hospital in Bangkok and has returned to rest at Chitlada Palace. The Royal Household Bureau released a statement which said, “Her Majesty’s influenza is better, there is no fever, and the…
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