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Oct 16th, 2016
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...
Dec 14th, 2014
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...
Nov 30th, 2014
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...