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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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Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn expected to chair committee overseeing coronation events for Thai King

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha of Thailand announced this week that the government will call on Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn to chair a government-appointed committee to oversee the organisation and preparation of the coronation of her brother, His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn, which is scheduled for early May this year. Speaking in a special televised event following…
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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 King’s coronation to be next year according to Prime Minister

Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun (or Rama X) is due to finally have his coronation next year after the country’s planned general election to reinstall democracy in the Asian nation. Thailand has been ruled by a military junta for several years, and elections have continuously been delayed. The Prime Minister of Thailand, Prayuth Chan-ocha made the…
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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 activities was presented by Thailand’s Prime Minister, Prayut Chan-o-cha on behalf of His Majesty on Friday to 188 people…
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