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King told red-shirt villages are now yellow at heart

His Majesty has been told that many red-shirt villages that used to support former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra are now sworn to uphold the monarchy. “They are from the red-shirt villages to protect the monarchy,” Her Majesty the Queen told His Majesty as he was mingling with supporters at Wing 23 of the air force […]Read More

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Another storm brewing in Thailand as royalists riled by protesters’

In their boldest move so far, young anti-establishment protesters symbolically mailed letters to HM the King on Sunday night, calling for reform of the revered institution. Royalists branded the letters as disrespectful and uncultured, while their direct form of address to highly-respected institution has sparked anger across conservative Thai society. Tensions are now running so […]Read More

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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

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Royalist group rallies in front of US Embassy in Bangkok

A small group of Thai royalists rallied in front of the US Embassy on Wireless Road in the Thai capital this morning (Tuesday), to protest against alleged US interference in Thailand’s internal affairs. Led by former entertainer Haruthai Muangboonsri, the group said that they demonstrated today to protect the Monarchy. Full story: thaipbsworld.com By Thai […]Read More

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Thai royalists in yellow take to the streets

In Bangkok, hundreds of people wearing yellow shirts assembled in front of the Government Complex on Chaengwattana Road. The rally was held in response to a call by Rienthong Nanna, director of Mongkutwattana Hospital, a self-declared royalist who has been voicing opposition to the demand by anti-government protesters for a sweeping reform of the monarchy. […]Read More

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Ex-Yellow-Shirt Leader Sondhi Released from Jail

BANGKOK, Sept 4 (TNA) – Thai prominent political activist and ex-media mogul Sondhi Limthongkul has been released from prison after serving three years and one month for fraud. Sondhi, who was a key leader of the now-defunct People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD), better known as yellow shirt, is granted a royal pardon on the occasion […]Read More

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Five Yellow Shirt Leaders Released from Jail after Royal Pardon

BANGKOK, May 10 (TNA) – Five leaders of the now-defunct People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD) or the “Yellow Shirt” movement were released from jail on Friday under the royal pardon granted to mark the coronation of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn. The ‘Yellow Shirt’ leaders led series of anti-government protests and were later given imprisonment […]Read More

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Six ex-PAD leaders among thousands pardoned by the King

Six former leaders of the People’s Democratic Alliance (PAD), a political group which was active over a decade ago, are among thousands of inmates pardoned by His Majesty the King on the occasion of the Coronation Ceremony scheduled during May 4-6. A Royal decree regarding the pardon was announced in the Royal Gazette today. Full […]Read More