His Majesty the King’s Speeches and Advice

Regarded as a role model for Thai people, His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej has made numerous speeches and given profound advice on various occasions.

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His Majesty the King Cited as a Source of Inspiration and Wisdom

Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has cited His Majesty the King as a source of inspiration and wisdom for the Thai people. In early December each year, each government agency holds a ceremony to pay tribute to His Majesty on the occasion of his birthday, December 5.

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Multimedia Spectacle in Celebration of His Majesty the King’s 84th Birthday

The year 2011 is considered a significant year for Thailand, as it marks the auspicious occasion of His Majesty the King’s 84th birthday anniversary.

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Grand Celebrations to Mark His Majesty the King’s 83rd Birthday

His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej will turn 83 on 5 December 2010. In celebration of this occasion, the public and private sectors are joining hands in organizing various activities in Bangkok and the provinces from December 1 to 9, under the theme “Our Land.”

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Projects on Disease-Free Farmers and Mass Ordination in Celebration of His Majesty the King’s 84th Birthday

Two projects will be launched as a tribute to His Majesty the King on the occasion of His Majesty’s 84th birthday celebrations in 2011.

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Five Professors Named Recipients of the 2010 Prince Mahidol Award

Five professors from the United Kingdom and the United States have been declared the recipients of the 2010 Prince Mahidol Award. The Prince Mahidol Award Foundation under Royal Patronage held a press conference on 11 November 2010 to announce winners of the Award for 2010 at the Prince Mahidol Museum, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, in Bangkok

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Visiting Trat and Chanthaburi in Memory of King Rama V

One of the best-known monarchs in Thai history, King Chulalongkorn the Great (Rama V), died over 100 years ago. On the occasion of the centenary of the demise of the great monarch, the Government Public Relations Department (PRD) organized a press tour of the eastern provinces of Trat and Chanthaburi to observe historical sites in connection with the King. The press tour took place on 18 and 19 October 2010, with local historians giving press briefings.

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Phaya Thai Palace: A Royal Residence of King Chulalongkorn

If you look through a white iron fence along Bangkok’s Ratchawithi Road, next to Phra Mongkutklao Hospital, you will see a group of buildings with red dome-shaped roofs. To the right is a green building with delicately carved designs. This group of buildings is known as Phaya Thai Palace.

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King Chulalongkorn Memorial Day Marking the Death Anniversary of a Great Monarch

October 23 each year is a significant day in Thailand, observed as King Chulalongkorn Memorial Day. Thai people from all walks of life gather at the Royal Plaza in Bangkok to lay wreaths and flowers to pay homage to the equestrian statue of King Chulalongkorn on this occasion.

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Vimanmek Museum in Remembrance of King Chulalongkorn

Since the year 2010 marks the centenary of the demise of King Chulalongkorn the Great, or Rama V, the Thai government has organized several activities in honor of the King. In order to know more about him, it is suggested that people visit Vimanmek Museum, one of Bangkok’s “must-see” cultural attractions, with many exhibits that have connections with King Chulalongkorn.



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