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By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Oct 16th, 2016
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Bangkok, Thailand ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Thailand’s government has named a former prime minister as regent, who will act as caretaker of the monarchy while the country mourns the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej. There was no official statement on Saturday about the appointment of Pr...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Oct 16th, 2016
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Bangkok, Thailand (SMH + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The coronation of Thailand’s Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn will be delayed more than a year as Thais mourn the death of their long-reigning king, Bhumibol Adulyadej. The 64-year-old Crown Prince will ascend to the throne after funeral rites for h...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Oct 14th, 2016
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Bangkok, Thailand ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) — A white-and-blue van carrying Buddhist monks and the remains of King Bhumibol Adulyadej led a royal convoy Friday from a hospital to the Grand Palace, where the body will remain to allow people pay respects to the monarch who many Thais revered as their father ...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Feb 20th, 2016
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Bangkok, Thailand (DIPLOMAT.SO)- The Committee to Protect Journalists is gravely concerned about new visa restrictions imposed on foreign reporters in Thailand that if fully implemented could restrict coverage of the country. The new guidelines, outlined in a Ministry of Foreign Affairs press stateme...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 30th, 2016
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Bangkok, Thailand ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Critics have slammed an initial draft of Thailand’s new constitution released Friday, claiming it is little more than an effort by the ruling junta to extend its stay in power. Among those raising their voices were academics and politici...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Dec 17th, 2015
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Bangkok,Thailand ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The top US diplomat for East Asian affairs said he told Thailand’s leaders on Wednesday that democracy must be restored in the country for relations to flourish between the long-time allies. Assistant Secretary of State Daniel Russel met in Bangkok with Pr...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Dec 13th, 2015
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Bangkok , Thailand ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) — Thailand’s aggressive campaign to protect its ailing king from criticism escalated into a diplomatic feud on Wednesday when the Thai police said they were investigating the United States ambassador to the country in connection with a royal insult. The po...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Sep 12th, 2015
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Bangkok, Thailand ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Thai police have said an arrest warrant has been issued for a Chinese man over last month’s deadly Bangkok blast, backtracking after they earlier identified the suspect as a member of the country’s Uighur minority. Confusing and sometime...
By Tajuddin
In Entertainment
Dec 14th, 2014
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Bangkok (AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Thailand’s crown prince has divorced his wife, in a dramatic fall from grace for a senior princess at a time of heightened anxiety over the health of the country’s revered but ailing monarch. A statement published by the palace in the early hours of Sat...
By Tajuddin
In Entertainment
Nov 30th, 2014
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Bangkok ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Thailand’s Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn has asked the government to strip his wife’s family of their royally bestowed name. It comes after seven of her close relatives were arrested in a purge of officials allegedly involved in corruption. Princess...

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