Today is the 85th birthday of His Majesty the King Bhumibol Adulyadej. Tens of thousands are expected to convene at the Royal Plaza in Bangkok to attend a rare grand public audience by the King – only the sixth time such an event has reportedly taken place. And like every year, there will be lights and...
Phnom Penh. The lens of Arjay R.J. Stevens, a German photojournalist based in Phnom Penh, followed the funeral convoy from the airport to the Royal Palace with the body of late King Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia. People can visit the remains of the king for three months, before they will be cremated and placed in a...
The body of Prince Norodom Sihanouk, former Cambodian king, will be repatriated on 17th October, said Queen-Mother Norodom Monineath, 76, to Dap News in a report published Monday evening. King-Father Sihanouk wanted to be cremated to follow the long Cambodian tradition, said the Queen, who is the mother of Norodom Sihamoni, current King of the...
By Saksith Saiyasombut When General Prayuth Chan-ocha took over as commander-in-chief of Thailand’s armed forces last year, he made in no uncertain terms right off the bat what his top priorities are: protecting the royal institution and going after everything and everyone that is deemed a threat to it. Since then, he apparently still is not tired to emphasize...
By Thaweeporn Kummetha (Guest Contributor) December 5 was the birthday of HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand. It is a very big day in the kingdom. This can be seen by how the Thai government held a grand festival and celebration on Chao Phraya River from the evening of the fifth and also a celebration for...
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