King Bhumibol Adulyadej: World's Longest-Reigning Monarch Dies At 88 - News Every day

(Photo : Alex Wong/Getty Images)) WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 13: Thai Ambassador to the U.S. Pisan Manawapat shows his respect as he bows his head in front of a portrait of King of Thailand Bhumibol Adulyadej October 13, 2016 at the Royal Thai ...

Lese majeste: Thailand's most controversial law, explained - CNN International

Hong Kong (CNN) The crime of lese majeste -- insulting the royal family -- is a law enforced by monarchies around the globe. But few are stricter than Thailand. Thailand stipulates harsh punishments for defaming or insulting the king or senior royals ...

Phuket Buddhists hold prayer vigils for 100-day mourning period - Phuket Gazette

PHUKET: Hundreds of Phuketians stepped out early this morning to take part in a merit-making ceremony with 89 Buddhist monks at Phuket Provincial Hall, to mark the 7th day of mourning since the passing away of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej on ...

Australian TV network apologizes for “disrespectful” content - Pattaya Mail

An Australian TV network has apologized to Thailand and its people for the content of a weekly TV show which allegedly ridiculed the Thai people for their showing of grief for the passing of HM the King. t20-10-16-2. Paul Anderson, chief executive ...

Dining guide: Silk Thai Restaurant - Mandurah Mail

An official mourning period of 30 days will be observed by Silk and our valued guests are encouraged to take a moment to offer their thoughts to the people of Thailand. Advertising feature. HIS Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand passed away ...

Embassy of India offers prayers to His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej - Pattaya Mail

BANGKOK -The Embassy of India is offering prayers and paying its respects to His Majesty the late King of Thailand on Thursday 20th Oct 2016 at the India Thai Chamber of Commerce. t20-10-16-3. To offer condolences to the Thai nation and the people of ...

Aussie on long walk from Samui to Bangkok for late King - The Phuket News

SURAT THANI: An Australian tourist is walking from Koh Samui to Bangkok to pay respects to the late King Bhumibol at the Grand Palace. death, tourism, transport,. Bangkok Post. Thursday 20 October 2016, 09:55AM. Michael Hammill is walking from Koh ...

Australian TV network says sorry for segment that joked about reaction to Thai King's death - Mumbrella Asia

An Australian television network has apologised for airing a segment that made jokes about reaction to the death of Thailand's revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej. Network Ten. Topical panel show Have You Been Paying Attention? aired the segment, and ...

Ceritalah ASEAN - The King is Dead - Astro Awani

Buddhist monks prepare a portrait of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej for a ritual ceremony to offer condolences for the king at Wat Pho temple in Bangkok, Thailand October 15, 2016. - Photo by Reuters/Issei Kato. I grew up in a country that has ...

Can the Thai economy handle a year of mourning? - Nikkei Asian Review

BANGKOK The abnormally quiet weekend at bars, cinemas and golf courses following the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Oct. 13 hints at hard times for the recovering Thai economy. Many Thais are putting off weddings, vacations and other "joyful ...

Tears and trepidation - Nikkei Asian Review

BANGKOK Just like the clouds that unexpectedly dropped heavy rain after two days of mourning under a spotless blue sky, a sense of trepidation and uncertainty hangs over Thailand following the death on Oct. 13 of the much-revered King Bhumibol ...

The life and legacy of a beloved king - Nikkei Asian Review

BANGKOK King Bhumibol Adulyadej's twilight years, largely spent living in a hospital, were marred by constant speculation about his impending demise, the trampling of constitutional democracy in protracted bouts of street protests, two coups and ...

My Beloved King, Father Of Our Nation - Huffington Post

I was born in the reign of King Rama 9 of Thailand. Today Thai people all over the world are mourning his death. Yes, our beloved King has died. After a long battle with ill health his body wore out. His Majesty the King is freed from suffering and has ...

Nai Luang, the great traveller - Bangkok Post

Travelling is known as a way to enrich one's life. But that was not the case for one of the country's most well-travelled people, His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej. During most of the past seven decades that this country was blessed with the ...

Northland Thai community mourns their king's death - New Zealand Herald

A group of Thai nationals living in Whangarei has vowed to wear black at work for a year as a mark of respect for their late monarch, King Bhumibol Adulyadej. Alisa Rawas, manager of Pimarn Thai Restaurant, and her staff have opened a condolence book ...

Thais get tattoos to show love for king - Star2.com

Ukkrit Sakulwararak shows a newly-inked tattoo on his back to honour Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, at his house in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: Reuters. People · Home · People. Thais get tattoos to show love for king. October 20, 2016 People.

Thailand's crown prince poised to ascend throne, dashing hopes of those who favour his sister - South China Morning Post

They call her “Phra Thep” – Princess Angel. The most popular of the late Thai king's children, Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn has built a reputation as a hardworking and down-to-earth royal. And although Thailand's military rulers keep a tight lid on ...

King Bhumibol: The Supreme Artist - ThaiVisa News

His Majesty the King Bhumibol, Thailand's “Supreme Artist”, at his studio in the palace. Photo courtesy of Rama IX Art Museum Foundation. A self-taught painter, His Majesty had a true passion for the discipline. BANGKOK: — His Majasty the King ...

Missing the King - Bangkok Post

At my home here in the United States we are mourning the passing of His Majesty the King. For my Thai/American wife he was the only King she ever knew. For me who arrived first in Thailand in the summer of 1969, I embarked on a long fascination, ...

Ex-PM Tanin named head of Thailand's privy council - The Straits Times

Mr Tanin Kraivixien (right), 89, was picked to be acting president of Mr Tanin Kraivixien (above), 89, was picked to be acting president of the privy council while Mr Prem Tinsulanonda, 96, serves as Regent before the Crown Prince becomes King. The two ...