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Thai king marks 70 years on the throne

Queen Elizabeth of Britain and US President Barack Obama have sent congratulations to King Bhumibol Adulyadej on the occasion of his 70th anniversary of accession to the throne.

May 5, 2019
May 5, 2019

Crowds gather for coronation procession of Thai king

Crowds of Thai people line roads under Bangkok's blazing sun for the royal procession of newly crowned King Maha Vajiralongkorn, hoping to get a glimpse of the constitutional monarch who is revered in Thai culture as a living deity.

June 9, 2016
June 9, 2016

Thai king marks 70 years on the throne

Queen Elizabeth of Britain and US President Barack Obama have sent congratulations to King Bhumibol Adulyadej on the occasion of his 70th anniversary of accession to the throne.

December 16, 2015
December 16, 2015

Thai woman jailed ‘for defaming royals’

A military court in Thailand has sentenced a woman to nine-and-a-half years in prison for defaming the country's monarchy on Facebook.

March 31, 2015
March 31, 2015

Thailand PM 'to replace martial law' with new restrictions

Thailand Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha says he has asked Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej for permission to bring an end to martial law.