Dead Farang 182,543 views. While Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has said the crown prince will ascend the throne next, there is uncertainty over when that will happen. However, his critics argued he had endorsed military takeovers and at times had failed to speak out against human rights abuses. The king of Thailand left the safety of his luxurious lockdown with a harem of 20 women — to pick up his wife in Switzerland and then take a 20,000-mile trip to their homeland for a national … King Bhumibol's condition became significantly unstable due to evolving acute hepatitis. However, for the remainder of the 30-day mourning period, all broadcasters were forbidden from broadcasting programmes that featured "any element of entertainment, dancing, joy, violence, impoliteness or overly expressed emotion", nor any non-official information, speculation or criticism related to the deceased King and his successor. Jazz, haute couture and trade talks: the Thai royals in Australia 'The people's King': Bhumibol Adulyadej's 70-year reign 'Long Live The King': Thailand mourns monarch; [83], In November 2016, Nangrong School in Buriram Province seized colourful winter jackets from students and required them to wear those in mourning colours only. [81], Out of respect for the mourning, many Thai malls, including all Central Pattana and The Mall Group properties, chose not to install extensive Christmas displays and decorations for the holiday season. tweet ; share ; share ; patreon ; donate ; Humid, always humid. [5] Until 28 September 2016, King Bhumibol developed a low grade fever as a consequence of pneumonitis and required further treatment with antibiotics. Led by Somdej Phra Vanarata (Chun Brahmagutto), the abbot of Wat Bowonniwet Vihara, the autocade entered the palace via Thewaphirom Gate. The crown prince, who is 64, is much less well known to Thais and has not attained his father's widespread popularity. [3], King Bhumibol Adulyadej had been treated at Siriraj Hospital since 3 October 2014. Some installed memorials to Bhumibol instead. [59] The Ministry of Public Health was expected to deploy huge numbers of medical personnel to serve the public and foreign visitors during these days and provide medical assistance. [6], The king died at Siriraj Hospital on 13 October 2016 at 15:52 local time. ... Bhumibol ascended to the throne in 1946, when his brother, 20-year-old King Ananda Mahidol, was found dead of a gunshot wound to the head in a palace bedroom under circumstances that remain mysterious. [86], On 28 November, the director of a public school in Ranong Province was removed from office for not wearing mourning black on her first day at work. He has booked the entire hotel for himself… and 20 female concubines. The students were reportedly distressed to lose their jackets due to the cold weather, and many did not own multiple warm articles of clothing. Greatest Tank Battles - The Battle of 73 Easting - Duration: 46:17. Just as in past state cremations since 1995, a special Khon performance was held in the plaza grounds, organized by The Foundation of the Promotion of Supplementary Occupations and Related Techniques of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit of Thailand (SUPPORT) and the Bunditphatthanasilpa Institute. As the cortege passed Arun Ammarin Road, Phra Pin Klao Bridge, and Ratchadamnoen Road, crowds of Thais, most clad in black and many openly sobbing, paid homage. [60] While social media live reports are prohibited for the TV networks (which broadcast the bilingual coverage of the events via the state Television Pool of Thailand and was aired via satellite and streamed worldwide online in both English and Thai via the official funeral webpage, the RTA Thai Global Network, NBT World and the YouTube channel of Thai PBS, the first time this has ever been done), people will still post live feeds but with difficulty and the national and international press have been given a special media center at the Thammasat University. His body was brought to the palace in a convoy as mourners lined the streets weeping. He was seen as a unifying and calming influence through numerous coups and 20 constitutions. 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He spends much of his time overseas, often in Germany. News of the 88-year-old's death was announced Thursday, October 13, via a statement from the Royal Palace read on state TV. The cabinet declared Friday a government holiday, and flags are to fly at half-mast for the next 30 days. King of Thailand dead: World's longest reigning monarch King Bhumibol Adulyadej dies aged 88. 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Sineenat Wongvajirapakdi has not been seen since Monday, when she was stripped of all her noble and military titles following accusations of “disloyalty”. Strict lese-majeste laws protect the most senior members of Thailand's royal family from insult or threat. Entertainment outlets such as cinemas, nightclubs and theatres announced that they would shut down or operate under reduced hours during this period. [32], On 28 February 2017, a special Royal Kong Tek (Gongde) ceremony was held, presided by King Vajiralongkorn at the Dusit Maha Prasat Throne Hall and was led by monks from the Thai Chinese Buddhist community in the Bangkok area. He had been ill for a long time and died on Thursday. Just days after her brutal public humiliation at the hands of Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn, the monarch’s former bodyguard turned mistress has reportedly vanished. Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn has dismissed Sineenat Bilaskalayani, born Niramon Aunprom and also known as Sineenat Wongvajirapakdi, as his official concubine – a title she was granted in a rare ceremony earlier this year.The 34-year-old consort was stripped of her title “Chao Khun Phra” as well as all military ranks and decorations for “disloyalty to the king” and “acting against the appointment of the … [82], Since the death of the king, ultra-royalists in Thailand have criticized and harassed those who did not wear mourning black. The foreign dignitaries who attended the lying-in-state or paid respect at the Grand Palace were as follows (by order of their visit): Special nationwide services in all Buddhist temples together with a general 100th day memorial service were held to mark the 100 day mark since his death on 20 January 2017 with King Vajiralongkorn presiding over the national service. .css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:link{color:inherit;}.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:visited{color:#696969;}.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:link,.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:visited{-webkit-text-decoration:none;text-decoration:none;}.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:link:hover,.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:visited:hover,.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:link:focus,.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:visited:focus{color:#B80000;-webkit-text-decoration:underline;text-decoration:underline;}.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:link::after,.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:visited::after{content:'';position:absolute;top:0;right:0;bottom:0;left:0;z-index:2;}Nations impose UK travel bans over new variant. Buddhist monks then said prayers over the king's remains. 17:30: Ceremonial first lighting of the funeral pyre and final honours by the 3rd Battalion, 22:00: Royal cremation proper and outdoor, 27 October: Day of the removal of the royal ashes and relics, 07:00: Removal of the royal ashes and relics from the crematorium followed by a breakfast service, 08:30: Royal procession of the transfer of the royal ashes and relics to the Dusit Maha Phasat Throne Hall of the Grand Palace and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, 17:30: Final service of merit before the royal relics and ashes and dinner, 29 October - Official final day of the mourning period, 09:00: Morning service of merit followed by breakfast, 11:00: Departure honors of the royal relics and remains and procession, 11:35: Ceremony of interment of the royal relics to the Heavenly Abode Room, Chakri Maha Prasat Throne Hall of the Grand Palace, 16:00: Departure honors of the royal ashes, 17:40: Interment service of the royal ashes at the, 15:01: Final afternoon and night vigil services before the Royal Urn and Coffin at the Dusit Maha Phasat Throne Hall of the Grand Palace, Bangkok, 09:00 - 11:30: Funeral procession from the Dusit Maha Phasat Throne Hall to the Royal Crematorium at the Sanam Luang Royal Plaza. [11] Special rites attended by King Vajiralongkorn were held to mark the 7th, 15th, 50th and 100th days since the king's death. King Bhumibol was the world's longest-reigning monarch. [41][42] The crematorium was the biggest, largest and tallest yet since the state cremation rites for King Rama V (Chulalongkorn) in 1911, and unlike past state cremations, will be at the larger northern segment of the Sanam Luang Royal Square instead of the southern segment where cremations were held before. The event was unprecedented since it was the first time such a ritual was held for any member of the Thai royal family in an official capacity. [53] For the royal puppet show, it was the first ever to feature a woman performer in keeping with the modern age - Ancharika Noosingha, 43 years old, who was the first female royal puppeteer in history, keeping a historic tradition from the Ayutthaya period. 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