Artikel tagged “royal”

  • NLA President urges critics not to blame Coronation for election delays

    NLA President urges critics not to blame Coronation for election delays

    The country’s NLA President Pornpetch Wichitworachai is warning critics to refrain from blaming the forthcoming King’s coronation ceremony for causing potential delays in the national election. He says that authorities concerned with planning the election must choose appropriate timing for the election and ensure that it doesn’t affect the auspicious ceremony

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    Growing support for Royal bicycle tour

    by Prasert Thepsri His Majesty the King had his secretary, Air Chief Marshal Sathitpong Sukwimol, formally presented royally decorated shirts to be distributed among participants in the “Un Ai Rak: Bike for Love and Warmth” bicycle tour that the King will lead on December 9. The Supreme Commander of the Royal Thai Armed Forces and the governors of 76 provinces were given the shirts this morning at the Royal Household Bureau in Bangkok. Bicycle rallies will be held simultaneously around the country, with His Majesty leading the main 39-kilometre ride from the Royal Plaza in Bangkok to Lat Pho Park in Samut Prakan’s Phra Pradaeng district and back again.

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    Extensive dredging gives Royal Phuket Marina round-the-clock access

    Royal Phuket Marina, working closely with the Marine Department in Phuket, have recently completed dredging of its marina basin and access channel, increasing the depth to two metres at the lowest tide and enabling motor boats up to 35 metres round-the-clock access. “The recent dredging program is part of our ongoing commitment to customers and our desire to drive Thailand’s marine industry to greater heights. The increased depth and improved access makes it easier and even more convenient for all motor boats at the marina.

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    Body of missing fisherman found, following July 5 Phuket storm

    The body of a Rawai fisherman was found yesterday (July 16) near Koh Racha. Two local fishermen from Rawai have been missing since heading out fishing on Thursday (July 5), the same day of the boat disaster when two tour boats sank and 47 Chinese tourists drowned, including 16 children

  • Government set to ban trans fats

    Government set to ban trans fats

    The Public Health Ministry is poised to ban the production, import and distribution of food containing trans fat. Trans fat, also called trans-unsaturated fatty acids or trans fatty acids, are a type of unsaturated fat that occur in small amounts in nature but became widely produced industrially from vegetable fats starting in the 1950s for use in margarine , snack food, and packaged baked goods and for frying fast food. Trans fat has been shown to consistently be associated, in an intake-dependent way, with increased risk of coronary artery disease , a leading cause of death in Western nations.

  • UPDATE: Boat collision off at entrance to Royal Phuket Marina channel

    UPDATE: Boat collision off at entrance to Royal Phuket Marina channel

    From yesterday… Two boats have crashed at the entrance to the Royal Phuket Marina in the channel. Boats named ‘Pimracha’ and ‘Sattakamol’ collided just off the coast resulting in six injuries including one Thai man and 5 Italian tourists. The accident happened at the entrance to the channel leading to the Royal Phuket Marina at 4:30pm.

  • Royal Crematorium exhibition continues to draw huge crowds

    Royal Crematorium exhibition continues to draw huge crowds

    More than 3 million visitors have attended the exhibition at the Royal Crematorium of HM the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej since it opened on November 2, Culture Minister Vira Rojpojchanarat said on Wednesday. A total of 3,005,206 visitors reportedly visited the site from its opening until Tuesday. Visitors to the site, which will remain open for public viewing until the end of this month, will also be able to take away a new souvenir

  • Royal Crematorium tours might continue beyond November

    Royal Crematorium tours might continue beyond November

    Deputy PM Tanasak Patimapragorn yesterday says that he would seek to extend public tours at the Royal Crematorium beyond the end of November if there is sufficient interest. But the scheduled closing at the end of this month would remain if only a small number of people wish to tour the sacred site, he said. Tanasak said the PM would need to seek permission from His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn for the site to remain open.

  • THURSDAY after Midday: Arrival of the Royal Procession at Sunam Luang Royal Crematorium

    THURSDAY after Midday: Arrival of the Royal Procession at Sunam Luang Royal Crematorium

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  • Installation of nine-tiered umbrella atop Royal Crematorium to be broadcast live

    Installation of nine-tiered umbrella atop Royal Crematorium to be broadcast live

    Members of the public will be able to watch a live telecast of the upcoming installation of the grand nine-tiered umbrella at the top of the Royal Crematorium for His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.