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King Bhumibol’s Funeral and Cremation On Oct 26

King Bhumibol Adulyadej will be cremated on Oct 26. The funeral will take place over a 5 day period. Bhumibol was 88, when he died on Oct 13, 2016. He was the world’s longest-reigning monarch. His rule spanned seven decades. The military government has set 3 billion baht ($90 million) for the funeral of King Bhumibol. […]

October 21, 2017

Loy Krathong (ลอยกระทง)

Loy Krathong (ลอยกระทง) is a celebration of new beginnings. It’s a time when people release all the negativity, bad luck and dark days of the past year and wish for good luck and hopes for the future be fulfilled. The Krathong that are floated down the rivers are meant to symbolize the drifting away of bad luck and misfortune. Loy […]

November 14, 2016

King Vajiralongkorn in Germany

While the whole country is grieving and dressed in black by choice or intimidation. We see the new King Vajiralongkorn in Germany for his Stem Cell treatment after spending only 2 weeks in Thailand during his father’s funeral. While the mighty Thai government declared a set of rules and restrictions on entertainments and events for […]

November 8, 2016

The New King Of Thailand – Maha Vajiralongkorn

Who is the new King of Thailand! Born 28 July 1952. He is the only son of King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit. He graduated from the Royal Military College, Duntroon, in Canberra, Australia.  holds the ranks of General in the Royal Thai Army, Admiral in the Royal Thai Navy and Air Chief Marshal in […]

October 15, 2016

King Bhumibol is Dead

King Bhumibol passed away at Siriraj Hospital at 3.52pm on Thursday-Oct 13, 2016. Thailand is crying for their beloved “God-Like” King. The world’s longest-reigning monarch, has died after 70 years as head of state at age 88, 1927 – 2016. King Bhumibol is Dead! King Bhumibol was born at the Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts, […]

October 14, 2016

70th anniversary of throne accession

70th anniversary of throne accession. King Bhumibol Adulyadej marks 70 years on the throne. The king ascended the throne at 18 years old.    

June 8, 2016

Happy 88th Birthday King Bhumibol

King Bhumibol was born at the Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in the United States, on 5 December 1927. He is also known as Rama IX. He is the ninth monarch of the Chakri Dynasty. Bhumibol ascended the throne following the death by gunshot wound of his brother, King Ananda Mahidol, on 9 June 1946. He […]

December 4, 2015

King Bhumibol 65th Anniversary Coronation

King Bhumibol Adulyadej made a rare public appearance Tuesday to mark the 65th anniversary of his coronation at the Grand Palace. The King left Siriraj Hospital at 10.25am for the Grand Palace to preside over the ceremony. The King was accompanied by Princess Sirindhorn and Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn.  

May 5, 2015

65th Royal Wedding Anniversary

65 years ago, on April 28, 1950 – King Bhumibol Adulyadej married Sirikit Kitiyakara at Srapathum Palace in Bangkok, Thailand. King Bhumibol succeeded to the throne on June 9, 1946 upon the death of his older brother King Ananda Mahidol from a gunshot wound under circumstances that have never been fully explained. At the time, the […]

April 27, 2015

It’s all in the mother.

Princess Srinagarindra, the mother of two kings. Life was so hard on her, Parents died when she was 9. She went to the palace because her relative was a nanny there. She was destined to become a maid but her love for reading, learning and education sent her to a higher place in this life […]

March 24, 2015

Who is The Real Godfather.

These Criminals in “justice”. Top police generals arrested with billions, walking around collecting money from gambling dens, bribes in everything that breath in Thailand. Even, bribes from the police officers who seeks promotion and better location. The poor in Thailand gets poorer because of that culture of corruption. It’s not only these few generals on […]

November 25, 2014

Royal Endorsement.

General Prayuth comes dressed in a white uniform and flanked by more than a dozen other military officials, addressing the reporters in Bangkok, saying he had received a Royal Endorsement from the King to head the ruling military council, to run the politically unstable country and warned of a potential crackdown on people protesting military rule. […]

May 26, 2014