Tag Archives: King Bhumibol Adulyadej

‘LONG LIVE THE KING’

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KING IN THAI HEARTS: Why Thai People Hold HM the King So High in Their Reverence and Endless Love

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Since Sept. 19, 2009, HM the King has stayed at Siriraj Hospital for 22 days by Sat. Oct. 10. The number of people who went to Siriraj Hospital to sign their get-well wishing for His Majesty has reached nearly 500,000 names across the spectrum of social statuses and geographical areas. Some of Them came to pray in front of HM’s Portrait and at both the monuments of Prince Mahidol of Songkla, HM the King’s father and the Princess Mother.

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Rumours on HM’s health are deplorable

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False hearsay regarding the King could have been started for political, even financial gain.

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The King of Thailand in World Focus

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“When you talk about our king, he is not only a great king but he is a good king, and I make a distinction. You can be a great man with so many shortcomings and so many faults. But when you say he is a good man, to me it means more. The fact that he is a good king personally means much more than he is a great king. To be a good king, to be a good man, it is something you have to earn – you do not inherit it.” Continue reading

His Majesty and the Country’s Governance

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Seventy four years ago on June 24, 1932, the so-called Absolute Monarchy in Siam was ended by a coup, even though the then reigning and ruling King Prajadhipok was undertaking steps to bring about a Constitutional Monarchy. On March 2, 1935, the King abdicated, saying: “Now that I am of the opinion that my desire for the people to have a real voice in the policies of the country has not been fulfilled and as I feel that now there is no longer any way for me to assist and protect the people, I therefore desire to abdicate…” Continue reading