A pro-democracy protester and a child hold up a three-finger salute during a demonstration in Bangkok on Thursday. Photograph: Jack Taylor/AFP via Getty Images

Thailand declared a state of emergency in Bangkok as police and soldiers dispersed demonstrators on Thursday, marking the start of a crackdown on a st(...)

 Thailand’s  King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun carries new saffron robes next to Queen Suthida  during a ceremony in Bangkok on Saturday. Photograph: EPA

Angela Merkel’s government has warned Thailand that the Thai king should stop conducting state business from German soil, in an unusual intervention t(...)

King Maha Vajiralongkorn taking part in the Royal Land Procession on the day following his coronation as King Rama X of Thailand in May 2019. Photograph: Lauren DeCicca/Getty Images

The denunciations have swirled through Thailand’s gilded palaces with the rhetorical extravagance of a Shakespearean history. The official consort to (...)

IThailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn, right, sits on the throne as he is officially crowned king at the Grand Palace. Photograph: Thai TV Pool/AP

The coronation represents a renewal of the monarchy’s power after the October 2016 death of King Vajiralongkorn’s revered father, King Bhumibol Adulya(...)

 King Maha Vajiralongkorn of Thailand and Queen Suthida during their wedding ceremony in Bangkok on Wednesday. Photograph: Thai Royal Household Bureau/AFP/Getty Images

Thailand’s king Maha Vajiralongkorn has appointed his consort as the country’s queen ahead of his official coronation on Saturday. An announcement in(...)

The Royal Urn is carried in the Royal Chariot. Photograph: Roberto Schmidt/Getty Images

A ceremony to transfer the remains of Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej to his spectacular golden crematorium in the royal quarter of Bangkok began o(...)

Workers lift a portrait of Thai Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn at a shop in Bangkok on Tuesday. Photograph: Dario Pignatelli/Getty Images

Thailand’s parliament will invite Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn to become the new king following the death of revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej last(...)

Thailand  fans had been asked not to bring banners or drums to the Rajamangala Stadium. Photograph: Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images

Thailand has lifted the ban on “joyful activities” at this month’s World Cup qualifier against Australia after having originally asked fans not to ch(...)

Thailand’s crown prince Maha Vajiralongkorn   joins people during the mourning of his father, the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, at the Royal Plaza in Bangkok late last month. Photograph:  Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters

Thailand is making preparations for crown prince Maha Vajiralongkorn to be named as the country’s new king on December 1st. The date will be 50 days s(...)

King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died last Thursday at 88 after 70 years rule, expressed in his much-loved person all the contradictions of Thailand. He w(...)

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