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Final count of 1st vote since coup leaves Thailand divided

Final count of 1st vote since coup leaves Thailand divided

10-May-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s Election Commission on Wednesday announced the final results of the March 24 general election the first since a military coup in 2014 that gave no party an [...]
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Thailand’s Richest 2019: Half Of Nation’s Wealthiest See Fortunes Decline This Year

10-May-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

After enjoying a surge in their wealth a year ago, Thailand’s richest hit a speed bump in 2019. Uncertainty ahead of the country’s March elections and a slow [...]
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Thailand Announces Results of Parliamentary Seats Contested in March

Thailand Announces Results of Parliamentary Seats Contested in March

09-May-2019 Intellasia | Benar News | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s Election Commission (EC) announced official results Tuesday of 350 parliamentary seats that were directly elected in March polls, but said 150 so-called [...]
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Managing volatility with a smile: how tumultuous Thailand puts a stable face on Asean

08-May-2019 Intellasia | ASPI Strategist | 6:00 AM

Thailand is already almost halfway through its Asean chairmanship in what has been a rather low-profile period considering political developments. In the lead-up to [...]
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‘Very pleased and delighted’Thai king wraps up three-day coronation events

08-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn greeted thousands of his subjects from a balcony of his Grand Palace on Monday, the third and final day of coronation ceremonies. [...]
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Thai King praises ‘unity’ in speech on final coronation day

Thai King praises ‘unity’ in speech on final coronation day

08-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s newly-crowned King Maha Vajiralongkorn praised the show of “unity” at his first public address on the final day of an elaborate coronation [...]
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Thai King Rama X set for first grand procession since coronation

Thai King Rama X set for first grand procession since coronation

07-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn will be carried on a golden palanquin through Bangkok’s historic heart Sunday, a second day of coronation rituals which will bring the [...]
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Fake mews? Confusion over cat at Thai king’s coronation ceremony

07-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Animal lovers in Thailand were thrown into confusion on Sunday over whether a Siamese cat presented to the newly crowned Thai king and his queen was a living felineor not. [...]
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Thai king crowned in day of pomp and centuries-old splendour

07-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

To the boom of cannons, pipes and chants, King Maha Vajiralongkorn was crowned Saturday in a ceremony governed by centuries-old rituals, vowing a righteous reign and calling [...]
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‘Long live the King!’ Thai monarch carried in grand coronation procession

07-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Flanked by royal guards marching to a steady drumbeat, Thailand’s newly-crowned King Maha Vajiralongkorn was carried on a gilded palanquin through the streets of old [...]
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Thai king coronation: Thousands line streets to witness Thailand monarch’s glitzy parade

07-May-2019 Intellasia | Express | 6:00 AM

THAILAND is celebrating its newly crowned king as thousands of excited wellwishers gathered along the streets of Bangkok to witness the monarch’s lavish coronation. [...]
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Rama X of Thailand set for coronation filled with ritual

07-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn will be crowned Saturday in an elaborate show of pageantry, marbled by Hindu and Buddhist ritual, two years after ascending the [...]
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Cabin crew, bodyguard, Thai queen: Suthida’s meteoric rise

07-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Kneeling in front of her King, Suthida Vajiralongkorn na Ayudhya was invested as Queen on Saturday in Bangkok’s Grand Palace, taking up a prominent role in a country [...]
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Explainer: What to watch for: Thailand’s Brahmin and Buddhist coronation rituals

06-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The three-day coronation of Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn this weekend includes a mixture of Buddhist and Brahmin traditions. Thai royal practice reflects the [...]
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Rama X of Thailand set for coronation filled with ritual

06-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn will be crowned Saturday in an elaborate show of pageantry, marbled by Hindu and Buddhist ritual, two years after ascending the [...]
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