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Police warn protesters to stay away from the palace

The Metropolitan Police Bureau (MPB) has warned anti-government protesters converging for a new rally at Democracy Monument to stay away from the palace. City police commissioner Pol Maj Gen Piya Tawichai said on Sunday protesters have to stay at least 150 metres away from the palace under the Public Assembly Act — and they will […]Read More

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Their Majesties the King and Queen preside over Royal Cremation

BANGKOK, 9 April 2012 (NNT) – Their Majesties the King and Queen, accompanied by members of the Royal Family, this evening laid sandalwood flowers at the funeral pyre for Her Royal Highness Princess Bejaratana, in a symbolic cremation for the late Princess. Their Majesties the King and Queen arrived at the Royal Merit- Making Pavilion […]Read More

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Happy Birthday Your Majesty

PHUKET: Phuket joins the nation in wishing His Majesty The King Bhumibol Adulyadej a happy, healthy 84th birthday today, December 5. His Majesty’s health is gradually improving, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said after her visit to Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok last week. Late last month His Majesty had a fever occurring at irregular intervals and […]Read More

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Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra holds talks with Vietnamese counterpart

HANOI, Nov 30 – Visiting Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Wednesday held talks with her Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Tan Dung during her one-day first official visit to Vietnam to foster bilateral economic ties as the two countries are member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Ms Yingluck and her entourage arrived […]Read More

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HM the King to appear at balcony of Chakri Throne

HM the King of Thailand Bhumibol Adulyadej will appear at the balcony of Chakri Throne Hall on December 5 as part of the royal blessing ceremony for his 84th birthday, said Rattanawut Watcharothai, director of public relations and promotions at the Office of the Royal Household. On December 5, HM the King will leave Siriraj […]Read More

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Tensions Mount in Thai Capital as Floodwaters Devastate Suburbs

Tempers flared Monday along a barrier protecting the Thai capital from record flooding, with angry residents outside the flood wall overpowering security forces to force open a floodgate that left their homes under water. The confrontation in the city’s northeastern sector came as Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra voiced renewed focus on repairing ruptures in the […]Read More

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Thai King worried about people, not palaces, Army chief says

His Majesty the King does not want the government to be overly concerned about the Royal Palace because he believes the water should flow “naturally”, according to Army chief Prayuth Chanocha. Prayuth, who has been in liaison with palace authorities on how to defend royal residence which is high on the government’s antiflood plan, said […]Read More

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Thai Government issues disaster crisis warning

BANGKOK, 21 October 2011 (NNT) – The Government of Thailand has issued a warning of disaster crisis, in accordance with the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Act, Section 31, to ensure that efforts to solve the flood problem will be done in unison. After Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra convened a meeting with agencies related to water […]Read More