Sunday, January 23, 2022

King Maha Vajiralongkorn

Rumblings of protest in Thailand again, as 103 face jail for insulting king

In recent weeks the protests have been building again despite or even because of the surge in Covid-19 cases.

Thai court orders removal of clips claiming king’s company ‘favoured’ in Covid-19 vaccine manufacture

Siam Bioscience is owned by King Maha Vajiralongkorn, and will supply the majority of doses despite an alleged lack of vaccine experience.

Thai king does not need visa to return to Germany, says Berlin

German authorities have raised questions about whether the king has conducted Thai state business while in Germany.

Sexually explicit photos of Thai king’s consort released to critics of regime

Reports suggest an 'intense rivalry' between Sineenat Wongvajirapakdi and the king's official wife.

Thai king releases thousands of prisoners for father’s birthday

200,000 more will have their sentences reduced by royal decree.

Thai protesters rally again, giving king’s motorcade three-finger salute

Many die-hard mostly older royalists were critical of the protesters.

Thai king should not rule his country from here, says Germany’s foreign minister

Thais are regularly on Bangkok streets protesting about his prolonged absences from Thailand and the cost of his life in Germany.

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