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UN slams first royal slur charge under new Thai king Maha Vajiralongkorn

February 7, 2017 8:30 am
UN slams first royal slur charge under new Thai king Maha Vajiralongkorn

King Maha Vajiralongkorn / AFP PHOTO / NEWS LTD / JOHN FEDER / Austria OUT The first royal defamation case brought under Thailand’s new monarch was slammed by a top United Nations envoy on Tuesday, who said public figures should not be above scrutiny or criticism. The comments were sparked […]

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Thai crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn accepts invitation to become new king

December 1, 2016 10:30 pm
Thai crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn accepts invitation to become new king

Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn, 64, has officially become Thailand’s new king, succeeding his late father who ruled the Southeast Asian country for seven decades. The new monarch, who received the title “His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun,” assumed his new position on Thursday, nearly two months after the old monarch’s […]

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