Week-Long Celebration for the 60th Coronation Anniversary of His Majesty the King

All provinces have been urged to organize various activities in celebration of the upcoming 60th Coronation Anniversary of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The celebration will take place during a week-long event, scheduled for 1-7 May 2010.

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Chakri Memorial Day and 228 Years of Bangkok as the Capital of Thailand

Each year on April 6, Thailand celebrates Chakri Memorial Day, which marks the anniversary of the founding of the Royal House of Chakri. It is a public holiday when Thai people commemorate the enthronement of King Rama I, who established Bangkok as the capital of Thailand. This year Thailand also celebrates the 228th anniversary of the Bangkok capital.

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Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn: One of the “Ten Best International Friends of China”

The Thai government held a garden party and a banquet on March 7 in honor of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, who was named a winner of “Chinese Connection – Top Ten International Friends of China” Award.

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Government Prepares Major Celebrations in Honor of Their Majesties the King and Queen in 2010

Thai people have been urged to join major celebrations in honor of Their Majesties the King and Queen on various occasions in 2010.

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Presentation of Prince Mahidol Award 2009

Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn, as the Representative of His Majesty the King, will confer the Prince Mahidol Award 2009 to the awardees on 27 January 2010 at 17.30 hr at the Chakri Throne Hall in the Grand Palace compound in Bangkok. On behalf of His Majesty the King, Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn will host a banquet in honor of the awardees on the same day at Boromrajasathitmaholarn Throne Hall at 20.00 hr, also in the Grand Palace compound.

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A Call for Applying the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy in Following in the Footsteps of His Majesty the King

Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has urged all groups of people to apply the Sufficiency Economy philosophy, as a way of following in the footsteps of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej. He also called for the spread of the message of Sufficiency Economy more widely for the happiness of everyone.

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His Majesty the King Says His Happiness Lies in the Prosperity, Stability, and Normalcy of the Country

His Majesty the King said that his happiness would come about when the country has prosperity, stability, and normalcy. He pointed out that the country would return to normalcy, and prosperity and stability would be achieved when people of all groups perform their duties with mindfulness, wisdom, honesty, and sincerity, while focusing on the public interest for the sake of the country as a whole.

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Recipients of the 2009 Prince Mahidol Award

Two Thais, Dr. Wiwat Rojanapithayakorn and Mr. Mechai Viravaidya, and Professor Anne Mills, from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, have been named the recipients of the 2009 Prince Mahidol Award.

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Celebrations of His Majesty the King’s 82nd Birthday

December 5 each year is regarded as a very significant day in Thailand, as it marks His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s birthday. This year His Majesty turns 82. Thai people celebrate this auspicious occasion on a grand scale to show gratitude to their beloved monarch.

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Joyous Activities on Ratchadamnoen Klang Road in Celebration of His Majesty the King’s 82nd Birthday

Many joyous activities will be held on Ratchadamnoen Klang Road in the heart of Bangkok, as part of the grand celebrations of His Majesty the King’s 82nd birthday, December 5.



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