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Fit for a king: Thailand’s royal cremation

27-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The spectacular send-off for Thailand’s late King Bhumibol Adulyadej began Thursday with an elaborate collage of Buddhist rituals and palace protocol, ahead of his [...]
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The turbulent reign of Thailand’s late King Bhumibol

27-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s late King Bhumibol Adulyadej was the world’s longest ruling monarch when he died last year aged 88. Revered by the Thai public, he was widely seen as a [...]
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Thai funeral steeped in Buddhism, history with modern touch

27-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

The funeral for Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej is an elaborate, intricately planned event lasting five days. The ceremonies and processions will be steeped in [...]
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Thais bid final goodbye to beloved King Bhumibol

27-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A sea of black-clad mourners massed across Bangkok’s historic heart Thursday as funeral rituals began for King Bhumibol Adulyadej, a revered monarch whose passing after [...]
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Funeral for beloved Thai king a 5-day marathon of solemnity

26-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The exactingly planned five-day funeral for Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej will be governed by strict protocols for how the public and media conduct themselves that [...]
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Fit for a king: Thailand’s royal cremation

26-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s late King Bhumibol Adulyadej will receive a lavish send-off this week during a spectacular five-day funeral centered around a cremation at a gilded pyre in [...]
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Thailand prepares for King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s funeral

26-Oct-2017 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Big crowds are gathering for a five-day funeral ceremony for Thailand’s revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died last October aged 88. The monarch will be cremated in [...]
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Making of a monarch: Thais set to part with the ‘people’s king’

25-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Flipping through a binder of images of Thailand’s late king Bhumibol Adulyadej, Somsree pauses and pulls out her favourite: a shot from the 80s of the casually-dressed [...]
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MACC to beef up operations at Kedah-Thailand border next month

25-Oct-2017 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) will beef up operations at the Malaysia-Thailand border checkpoint with the extension of its operations to 20 hours from next [...]
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Pomp and pageantry as Thailand rehearses late King’s funeral

24-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Gilded chariots, horses and columns of military men in bright costumes swept through Bangkok’s old quarter on Saturday in a final dress rehearsal for late King Bhumibol [...]
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Tsai congratulates Abe on election victory

24-Oct-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

President Tsai Ing-wen (???) on Sunday sent a congratulatory message to Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe on the landslide victory of his Liberal Democratic party (LDP) in [...]
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Thailand: thousands to attend extravagant cremation for King Bhumibol

24-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Artisans finish 50-metre three-tiered golden royal crematorium for ceremony for world’s longest-serving monarch Thailand is finishing preparations for an elaborate [...]
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Mementos hold Thais’ fond memories of beloved King Bhumibol

24-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Mementos hold Thais’ fond memories of beloved King Bhumibol As Thailand prepares for the cremation ceremony of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, memories of him and his reign [...]
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Thailand launches world’s first reference book in Thai herbs

23-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Pattayamail | 6:00 AM

The Department of Medical Sciences has launched the world’s first reference book on Thai medicinal herbs, in an attempt to lower imports of foreign medicines. Public [...]
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Thailand’s PTTEP puts Mariana oil sands project on hold

23-Oct-2017 Intellasia | bN | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s PTT has put off plans to develop its Mariana oil sands project in Canada due to weak oil prices, and booked its third impairment on the project in three [...]
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