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Prince Akishino and Princess Kiko to Attend the Late King of Thailand's Funeral

It has been confirmed that His Imperial Highness, Prince Akishino of Japan and his wife Princess Kiko will be attending the funerary ceremonies of the late King of Thailand, King Bhumibol Adulyadej, due to be held from the 26 October. There they will represent Japan as Thailand and the extended global community pay their last respects to Thailand’s longest reigning monarch, and the…
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Thai man imprisoned for 18 years for insulting the Thai monarchy

On Wednesday, a man was sentenced to 18 years in prison for insulting the Thai monarchy. The man was, in late 2015, jailed for posting six videos which allegedly insulted to the monarchy. The news was first reported by Reuters. The 61-year-old man was arrested back in 2015. He was then charged with royal defamation and different cases of computer crime. On Wednesday, the Bangkok military court…
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Tourists in Thailand asked to wear "polite clothes" during royal cremation month

The Tourism Authority of Thailand will be asking foreign tourists to wear appropriate clothing during the royal cremation ceremony of King Bhumibol Adulyadej which will be held between from the 25th to the 29th of October. Officials will be asking tourists to wear “polite clothing” if they plan on visiting the country while the cremation ceremony takes place so that visitors to the…
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