International royals

Emir of Qatar gifts President of Turkey a Boeing 747-8

It would appear that the close ties between Qatar and Turkey may have been strengthened, as the Emir of Qatar seeks a new circle of international friends as some of the other Arab countries have turned away from him in view of his close ties with Iran. As we reported recently on Royal Central about an announcement of an investment programme in Germany that had come hot on the heels of talks with…
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International royalsThailand

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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International royalsJapan

Princess Ayako formally engaged to commoner Kei Moriya in betrothal ceremony

Princess Ayako of Takamado, the youngest daughter of Princess Hisako and Emperor Akihito’s late cousin Norihito, Prince Takamado, has become formally engaged to Kei Moriya in a traditional betrothal ceremony called Nosai no Gi. The ceremony was performed last Sunday and is the first in a series of rites leading up to the wedding on 29 October 2018. A messenger from Kei Moriya visited the…
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International royals

His Royal Highness The Gyalsey features on Yellow Bhutan's August calendar

A black and white photo of His Royal Highness The Gyalsey is featured on the August issue of the desktop calendar issued by Yellow Bhutan. With the calendar’s release a couple of days ago, Yellow Bhutan stated, “For the monthly calendar for August, we are delighted to share this wonderful photograph of His Royal Highness The Gyalsey.” Regarding the issue of their monthly…
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