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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 LumpurMalaysian 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 ...
These twin coups bookended the twilight of King Bhumibol Adulyadej's glorious 70-year reign which ended on Oct 13, 2016. The first eliminated the threat posed by Thaksin's juggernaut and the nexus of electoral forces, police and military officers along with sections of the bureaucracy and collusive ...
Thailand, the second-biggest market, saw a 21% sales increase at 78,082. It was the highest figure for the month of November in the past four years including 2016, when sales dropped sharply following the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej. Traffic packs a street in Bangkok. (Photo by Keiichiro Asahaera).
Fine arts Department will invite Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to preside over a religious rite next week for the official start in removing the Royal Crematorium of HM the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej at Sanam Luang field in Bangkok. The department's director general, Anan Chuchote, said the rite will ...
Apparently the shape of an elephant, the national animal of Thailand, bears an uncanny resemblance to the number nine in Thai. And the name of the restaurant was conceived in homage to His Majesty, the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, also known as King Rama the 9th, who is revered in Thailand.
The change in political fortunes for the military government stems from the fact that their job was completed with the royal transition and cremation of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej last October. But instead of fading away like they pledged to do when they staged the coup, the ruling generals want to stay ...
A blind woman was jailed for 18 months by a Thai court on Thursday for sharing a facebook post deemed defamatory to the royal family, her lawyer said, the latest victim of a tough law that shields the monarchy from criticism. Nuhurhayati Masoe, 23, who hails from Thailand's Muslim-majority Yala province, ...
King Bhumibol Adulyadej, seated center, and his family members, from left: Princess Somsavali, Princess Ubolratana, Princess Chulabhorn, Princess Siribhachudabhorn, Royal Consort Princess Srirasm, Prince Dipangkorn Rasmijoti, Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn, Princess Sirindhorn; after addressing the ...
While the military is firmly in control, Thailand's long-time monarch, King Bhumibol Adulyadej, died in October 2016, and his successor, King Maha Vajiralongkorn, presided over a grand and emotional send-off for his widely revered father last October. "The new era has arrived," Mr Kan Yuenyong, who ...
Even some milestones left unsaid have now been crossed. With the military firmly in control, Thailand's longtime monarch, King Bhumibol Adulyadej, died in October 2016, and his successor, King Maha Vajiralongkorn, presided over a grand and emotional send-off for his widely revered father last October.
Thailand recently lost one royal who seemed to be a defender of free speech, or at least opposed to strict enforcement of lese majeste laws. King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died in late 2016, made comments during a birthday speech a decade earlier that appeared to question harsh punishments for political ...
After the death of beloved King Bhumibol Adulyadej in October 2016 Prayuth has overseen an emotional monarchical transition and appears to have established a constructive working relationship with Vajiralongkorn, the new monarch. But analysts say the military has failed to heal bitter political divisions ...
The main pavilion - Songtham - as well as six other pavilions and two decorated ponds will be moved to a 10-Rai land museum of the Royal Funeral of King Rama IX beside the National Archives in honour of King Bhumibol Adulyadej in Pathum Thani province. The other pavilions will be moved to the ...
2017 marks another important milestone in Thai politics. Thailand entered the next phase of its political life as the magical era of King Bhumibol Adulyadej officially came to an end. The departure of the late King Bhumibol has left a large gap to be filled, and the country waits with uncertainty to see how the ...
Over four million people have visited the Royal Crematorium at Sanam Luang during the two-month-long exhibition on the Royal Cremation of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The subcommittee in charge of the Royal Cremation exhibition reported that until the last day of the exhibition on Dec 31, a total ...
Anti-junta criticism, in the media and among sidelined politicians, has audibly amped with the lifting in late October of a year-end period of national mourning for deceased King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The junta has been instrumental in steering a, so far, smooth royal succession, an untouchable role critics ...
On one level, the significance of each of these events seems clear. While the precise date of King Vajiralongkorn's coronation remains unknown, the elaborate ceremony that marked King Bhumibol Adulyadej's cremation last October suggests that ritual and spectacle intended to reaffirm the centrality of the ...
No event was grander in scale or significance than the royal funeral of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej at the end of October, which came as a fitting culmination of a year-long national mourning period. The figures alone were staggering: 12,739,531 people flocked to the Grand Palace to pay their last ...
There was one theme that every Thai musician shared in 2017 - the life and death of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The beloved monarch was the obvious choice in subject matter for our songwriters and producers, and each tune in its way has become a jewel in the crown of the late King as we ...
Bangkok, Dec. 29 (Xinhua) -- In 2017, Thailand, the global tourist destination hub and the second-largest economy in Southeast Asia, has gone through several transitions. The cremation ceremony of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej was held in October and Thai people bid their final farewell to the revered ...
The era of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej officially ended with the royal cremation being organized late last month. The country has now entered a new phase under the reign of King Vajiralongkorn, Bhumibol's son. But the controversies surrounding the new king seem to suggest political ...


 

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