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Crowds in yellow shirts show up to greet King and

A huge crowd, most wearing yellow shirts, showed up today (Sunday) in front of the Grand Palace, to greet Their Majesties the King and Queen and members of the Royal Family as they were attending a traditional ceremony at the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, to change the robe of the Buddha statue. After the […]Read More

Bangkok

Public may pay respect to statue of late King Bhumibol

His Majesty the King of Thailand has graciously granted permission for members of the public to pay respect to the statue of the late King Bhumibol at Prasat Phra Thep Bidorn, in the compound of the Grand Palace, on October 13th to commemorate the late King’s passing. Members of the public can access the late […]Read More

Bangkok

NZ Tourist Sexually Assaulted Near Grand Palace, Police Say

BANGKOK — Police said Monday they’re hunting down a construction worker who allegedly assaulted a tourist from New Zealand in the vicinity of the Grand Palace last week. The court Sunday approved an arrest warrant for Arnat Ukdee, 34, on the charge of rape, and police have alerted all border controls to be vigilant lest […]Read More

Bangkok

Grand Palace touts nabbed

Almost 90 people have been rounded up in a joint operation to restore law and order around the Grand Palace following complaints about foreign visitors being pressured to purchase services they do not require. The blitz, led by the Tourism Police Bureau, was launched with authorities patrolling the areas surrounding the Grand Palace looking for […]Read More

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Grand Palace closed for visitors from Oct 1-29

The Grand Palace and the Emerald Buddha Temple will be closed for about a month, starting October 1, to prepare for the Royal funeral of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The Royal Household Bureau announced on Thursday that both venues would reopen for visitors on October 30. Full story: The Nation By The […]Read More

Bangkok

Big cleaning at areas around Grand Palace on 30 November

BANGKOK, 27 November 2016 (NNT) – The Joint Administrative Center for Peace and Order will be holding a big cleaning day event from the evening of 30 November 2016, targeting the Sanam Luang and peripheral areas, around the Grand Palace, and along Ratchadamnoen Avenue. The Joint Administrative Center for Peace and Order will be conducting […]Read More

Bangkok

Grand Palace will be closed to public and tourists on

The Bureau of the Royal Household on Tuesday announced that paying tribute to the Late King Bhumibol Adulyadej by members of the public at the Grand Palace would be suspended for two days on December 1-2 in order to facilitate the holding of a Royal merit-making ceremony to mark the 50th day of the passing […]Read More

Bangkok

Security concerns prompt compulsory ID checks around Grand Palace

MOURNERS WILL have to produce their national identity cards as police have imposed a security ring with checkpoints around the Grand Palace in a bid to curb |pickpockets and prevent homeless people from mingling with crowds to take advantage of free food. From today, mourners will have to show their national identity cards to police […]Read More