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June 13, 2017

The New King of Thailand

Following in the Footsteps of Greatness – The New King of Thailand     King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun: มหาวชิราลงกรณ บดินทรเทพยวรางกูร) was born 28th July 1952, in the Amphorn Sathan Residential Hall of the Dusit Palace in Bangkok. He is the only son of King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit’s four children. Like his father[…]

April 5, 2017

Qingming Festival or Tomb-Sweeping Day in Thailand

Where whole families take the time to remember, those that they have lost and to remember, what they still have     When: 4 or 5th April each year Where: Across Thailand The Qingming or Ching Ming Festival, also known as Tomb-Sweeping Day in English, is a traditional Chinese festival, held on the first day[…]

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