Thailand Holds Ceremonies to Mark 18th Anniversary of Indian Ocean Tsunami

Tsunami at Patong Beach in Phuket
Patong Beach in Phuket following Tsunami disaster on December 27, 2004. Photo: Peregrine981.

PHUKET, Dec 26 (TNA) – There were religious ceremonies in several southern provinces to mark the 18th anniversary of the Indian Ocean tsunami. In Thalang district [Read More…]

Prayut leads officials and public in expressing best wishes to the King on his birthday

Maha Vajiralongkorn, King of Thailand and Suthida, the Queen consort attending royal ploughing ceremony in Sanam Luang, Bangkok
Maha Vajiralongkorn, King of Thailand and Suthida, the Queen consort attending royal ploughing ceremony in Sanam Luang, Bangkok. Photo: Tris_T7. CC BY-SA 3.0.

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and his wife led cabinet ministers, senior government officials and military officers, as well as their spouses, in a merit-making ceremony [Read More…]

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Several "exhibits" showing the Royal Thai Regalia on Ratchadamnoen Avenue in Bangkok in honour of the 60th anniversary of H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej's ascension to the throne
Several "exhibits" showing the Royal Thai Regalia on Ratchadamnoen Avenue in Bangkok in honour of the 60th anniversary of H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej's ascension to the throne. Photo: Heinrich Damm.

Former student leaders, politicians of both government and opposition camps, relatives of those who died, Christian, Islamic and Buddhist clerics and representatives of pro-democracy groups [Read More…]

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The statue of Thao Suranaree (Ya Mo). and the Chomphon Gate in the background in Korat
The statue of Thao Suranaree (Ya Mo). and the Chomphon Gate in the background in Korat (Nakhon Ratchasima). Photo: Paul Hewitt - CC BY-SA 3.0.

NAKHON RATCHASIMA (NNT) – Thousands of Nakhon Ratchasima people attended a major merit-making activity on the occasion of the city’s 364th anniversary at Thao Suranaree [Read More…]