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The 70-year reign of King Bhumibol Adulyadej overlaid decades of Thai cinema history, from the golden age of 16mm movies in the 1950s to the country's first and only Cannes Film Festival winner in 2010. To mark the two courses of history, the Ministry of Culture last week announced the "70 Best Films ...

The 70-year reign of King Bhumibol Adulyadej overlaid decades of Thai cinema history, from the golden age of 16mm movies in the 1950s to the country's first and only Cannes Film Festival winner in 2010. To mark the two courses of history, the Ministry of Culture last week announced the "70 Best Films ...
Queen Elizabeth II marked her 92nd birthday on Saturday. The celebrations kicked off at Buckingham Palace during the changing of the guard where the Band of the Irish Guards played "Happy Birthday." The customary gun salutes by the British Army took place midday -- "a 41 gun salute in Hyde ...
This Friday, the Supreme Patriarch will preside over a religious ceremony to make merit for Her Majesty Queen Sirikit, wife of HM the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The ceremony, involving 239 monks, will start at 6pm. Privy Councillor General Surayud Chulanont will represent the King. The monarch ...
The late King's given name, Bhumibol Adulyadej, translates in English as "Strength of the Land, Incomparable Power" and it was his dedication and commitment to supporting those who toiled on the land - the country's farmers and rural communities - that secured the monarch's place in the hearts of ...

According to MAUY, there has never been a trend or issue that's united Thai street artists like this before -- if you don't count when King Bhumibol Adulyadej passed away. MAUY himself sprayed a stunning black-and-white portrait of Premchai surrounded by wildlife skeletons with his eyes covered by ...
The bureau was brought under the king's direct control after the death of his father King Bhumibol Adulyadej in 2016. According to SCG's annual reports, the CPB held 369 million shares, or a 30.756% stake as of Dec. 31, 2016. The stake was reduced by 9 million shares to 360 million, or a 30% stake as of ...
This is not news to those familiar with Thailand. Since the downfall of the Thaksin Shinawatra government, as a result of a coup that overthrew him in 2006, Thailand has been battling with its domestic political upheaval. The royal transition that took place in 2016, after the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, ...
Thailand's central bank displayed new banknotes on Thursday on which a picture of King Maha Vajiralongkorn will replace one of his late father, King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The banknotes mark another step in the transition of King Maha Vajiralongkorn, 65, who took the throne in December 2016 and has ...
Portraits of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn, the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej (King Rama IX) and HM Queen Sirikit of King Rama IX, along with semi-abstract sculptures depicting flora and mothers, plus mixed media artwork crafted from human hair are among highlights at the charity art auction ...
Ashes of Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej enshrined. The final stage of the funeral ceremony for Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej has taken place in Bangkok. His ashes were enshrined in two royal temples and Thailand's Grand Palace. Thailand enshrines ashes of King Bhumibol. 29 Oct 2017. Share this with ...
The final stage of the funeral ceremony for Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej has taken place in Bangkok. The king's ashes were enshrined in two royal temples and Thailand's Grand Palace, where he had lain in state since he died aged 88 last October. On Thursday, hundreds of thousands of ...
Massive crowds gathered in the Thai capital on Thursday to observe the pomp and circumstance on day two of the country's elaborate five-day funeral for King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who ruled the country for 70 years. Smoke rises from the main pavilion of the cremation site where the body of late Thai King ...
Thailand is finishing preparations for an elaborate cremation of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, part of a five-day ceremony marking the end of a year of mourning that has engulfed the nation. For weeks, local newspapers have run front-page stories on the tiniest details of the ceremony, a sign of national ...
The funeral of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who was known as Rama IX, will take place over five days in October with hundreds of thousands of mourners expected to attend. For many Thais it will be their first experience of a royal funeral of a monarch. King Bhumibol ruled Thailand for more ...
Spending over Bt3 million, he went home with eight works of art including the most expensive one – Chatchai Puipia's 2018 oil painting “Kaewta Kwanjai” depicting His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej (King Rama IX) and HM Queen Sirikit. It fetched Bt2 million although the auctioneer's estimate ...

On 20 July, 1969, Thailand underwent its first ever test run of the Royal Rainmaking Project. Initiated by King Bhumibol Adulyadej in 1955, the project is one of the late king's most recognised achievements, bringing rain to thousands of drought-stricken Thai farmers. "We just thought it must have felt special ...
She was fascinated by the Buddhist culture of the villages and King Bhumibol Adulyadej's personal commitment in spending 10 years as a Buddhist priest, which won public acceptability that underpinned control of the wilder forces at work in the economy and politics. After four years studying the origins of ...
The exhibition itself will be held at Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles inside the Grand Palace from March 21 to June 30 and will feature royal gifts and letters exchanged between their Majesties King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit, and earlier Kings of the Chakri Dynasty and various American ...
Organised by The National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT) the 2018 edition marks the history of the patent registration and the invention patent presentation for the Low-Speed Surface Aerator aka the Chaipattana Aerator to His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. “This year, the NRCT is ...
Our late His Majesty the King [Bhumibol Adulyadej] once warned us not to be too extreme, but to take the middle path and we would be able to withstand any turbulence. Unfortunately, we took another path, putting money first, despite having other special qualities including self-sufficiency. Thailand has ...
The Thai market shrank for four straight years until 2016, but jumped 13% last year to 870,000 vehicles, as the country concluded the mourning period for King Bhumibol Adulyadej. Ford Motor of the U.S. saw particularly strong growth of nearly 40%, as sales of its Ranger pickup truck soared. Demand for ...
From 13 – 15 December 2017, the Relief and Community Health Bureau of the Thai Red Cross Society in collaboration with partner organizations launched the winter relief activities in remembrance of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej in Nan. The project aims to promote health and the quality of life of the ...
BANGKOK: A Thai court sentenced six people to jail for setting fire to portraits of King Maha Vajiralongkorn and his father, the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, in several spots around the northeastern province of Khon Kaen last year. Thailand's lese-majeste law is the world's toughest, and those judged guilty ...
BANGKOK • A Thai court yesterday sentenced six people to jail for setting fire to portraits of King Maha Vajiralongkorn and his father, the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, in the north-eastern province of Khon Kaen last year. The six, aged 18 to 20, were also found guilty of arson and organised crime. One was ...
BANGKOK (REUTERS) - A Thai court on Wednesday (Jan 31) sentenced six people to jail for setting fire to portraits of King Maha Vajiralongkorn and his father, the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, in several spots around the north-eastern province of Khon Kaen last year. Thailand's lese majeste law is the ...
Another prominent student activist, Jatupat Boonpattaraksa, was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison for sharing the same article from the BBC's Thai-language service about King Vajiralongkorn Bodindaradebayavarangkun, who succeeded his father, the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, in late 2016.
The team incorporated the principle of King Bhumibol Adulyadej's artificial rain project into a board game, helping players understand the history and implementation of the royal rain-making programme. The project was highly crucial for alleviating drought issues and agricultural limitations in Thailand.
In Thailand, life-sized photographs of the beloved, recently deceased king, Bhumibol Adulyadej, hung along public streets. Regardless of how the Thai people might feel about the military leaders who took over their country in a coup, they've always had the monarch, though powerless, to make them feel ...
Maj Gen Pramote Rattanopas shows off mementos and framed photos of landmark events in his life and career as an army soldier, which are kept at his home in Chon Buri. Some of his most cherished memories are of his military service devoted to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej who visited the North ...
Since the October cremation of the late monarch, King Bhumibol Adulyadej, it has become open season in Thai politics to take the military government to task. At issue now is what happens when Gen Prawit goes and when he leaves. Whether his departure will entice Gen Prayut to carry on and put off the ...
The crackdown on lese majeste offenses has intensified since the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej in October 2016. In August, the Khon Kaen provincial court sentenced prominent student activist Jatupat (Pai) Boonphatthararaksa to 30 months in prison for posting on his Facebook page a critical BBC ...
The monkey cheek (or in Thai called Kaem Ling) is based on the way monkeys store the food in their cheeks which was a royal project developed by King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Rama 9. It involves retention areas that store flood waters and allow drainage of large amounts of water into the monkey cheeks ...
May the powers of HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej and the holy spirits be with you, to guide you down the right path in all of your endeavours, and may they protect you from hardship and give you the needed strength to overcome any obstacles that may lie ahead, for the sake of our people and moving on ...
A long-time resident of Thailand, British jazz musician Stuart Hawkins pays a personal tribute to His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej with the release today of his recording of “Love at Sundown”. Produced and arranged by Hawkins, the charity single features some of Thailand's top contemporary ...
Pavilions and sculptures of mythical creatures will be put on display at a museum of the royal cremation in Pathum Thani province and the Office of Traditional Arts in Nakhon Pathom province. Exhibits on the life and work of King Bhumibol Adulyadej and other exhibits will be put on display at the Phaya ...
AFTER SERVING as venue for the grand cremation ceremonies for the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej in October, the government yesterday began dismantling the Royal Crematorium at Sanam Luang in Bangkok. An exhibition at the site had drawn more than 4 million visitors during the two months after the ...
In April last year, Wichai Prasertsutsiri, coordinator of an organisation that promotes Buddhism, reportedly accused Phra Buddha Isara of producing Buddhist amulets eight years ago bearing the emblem of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The amulets, called Phra Nak Prok, carried the royal ...
BANGKOK (AFP) – Drone users who failed to register their devices in Thailand by yesterday could face up to five years in jail or a $3,000 fine, officials said, tough new rules that may hit tourists and media alike. The regulations, which were announced in October but take effect this week, cover nearly all ...
Thailand has been under military control since 2014, with Chan-o-cha taking charge during a temperamental and emotionally charged period for the Thai people, with rival political party supporters marching in the streets and the death of their much loved King Bhumibol Adulyadej. Whether you believe it's good or bad that ...
Local sentiment is helping the company, with consumer spending in Thailand picking up after the October cremation of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej ended the nation's yearlong mourning period. "If the trend continues like this then this year should be good," said Tos. Topics: E-COMMERCE · THAILAND ...
Above King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit travelled to New York in June 1967. During their visit, John D. Rockefeller and his wife escorted Their Majesties to a performance at Lincoln Center. Photo: Bob Serating. - +. When Thailand was wrecked by months of heavy flooding in 2011, over 13 million ...
The use of lessons about great merits by Thai kings – from the Sukhothai era until recent monarchs particularly HM the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej and HM King Maha Vajiralongkorn – and other events in Thai history would help boost the students' understanding of, and pride in, the Thai nation, he said.
00:40 | Thais continue to pay their respects to the ashes of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. 01:50 | Museum Siam in Bangkok is hosting an exhibition in tribute to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej until January 21. 02:49 | The Fine Arts Department (FAD) yesterday held a memorial service for King Pinklao, ...
KUALA LUMPUR • Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak will attend the eighth Singapore-Malaysia Leaders' Retreat with his Singapore counterpart Lee Hsien Loong next Monday and Tuesday. A Malaysian Foreign Affairs Ministry official told The Straits Times that the two-day meeting in Singapore has ...
The king's father, the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, whose reign spanned seven decades, was cremated in Bangkok in October. The late king, who died in October 2016, commanded the devotion of millions and helped shape Thailand for decades after World War II. King Vajiralongkorn does not have the ...
While I praised the prime minister for his stance in wanting to promote the Bang Kaew dog breed, I'd also like to draw attention to our late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who adopted a stray dog presented to him, which became Thailand's number one, most famous dog. One does not have to adopt a pure-breed ...
With the funeral of the Thai monarch King Bhumibol Adulyadej in October, the world witnessed the most elaborate royal funeral ceremony in decades. It took place over five days and closed a one-year period of mourning since King Bhumibol Adulyadej passed away on October 13, 2016. At the centre of a ...
Bangkok's shopping malls are bustling again after the end of the mourning period for King Bhumibol Adulyadej. (Photo by Shinya ... The country emerged from 12 months of mourning for the beloved King Bhumibol Adulyadej in October, and it looks like consumers are starting to spend. Whether or not the ...


 

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