Nicolaides later stated that "it's entirely fiction from cover to cover". , Vajiralongkorn established "Crown Prince Hospitals" through funds donated by the public to serve as medical and health care centers for people living in remote areas.  Later that same day, Vajiralongkorn issued an emergency royal decree stating that her candidacy for prime minister is "inappropriate...and unconstitutional".  On 1 August, Vajiralongkorn's office announced he would pay the deposit amounting to €20 million himself.  He has also had shown keen interest in other sports since he was young. In 2016, Vajiralongkorn promoted her to the rank of general -- and a year later made her deputy commander of …  On 2 Oct 2018, Mr. Amphon Kittiamphon, General Chalermchai Sitthisart and ACM Chom Rungsawang were appointed privy councilors. The divorce was finalized in July 1993.  According to the German foreign ministry, the Thai ambassador has been told multiple times that Germany opposes "having guests in our country who run their state affairs from here."
You have reached your limit of subscriber-only articles this month. See here for a complete list of exchanges and delays. ", "Thai king's death: Who holds power now? The protesters were outside Prayuth’s office at Government House. All quotes delayed a minimum of 15 minutes. “Those blocking the road were mainly the police officers.”, Writing by Matthew Tostevin; Editing by Simon Cameron-Moore. , When Vajiralongkorn was introduced to Yuvadhida Polpraserth, she was an aspiring actress. The command was issued under Section 2 of the 2014 interim constitution, completed with Sections 12, 13 and 16 of the 2007 constitution on the king which were retained and remain in effect. He later had three more sons and a daughter by her.
 Later, the prince abducted the daughter and brought her back to Thailand to live with him. BANGKOK (Reuters) - A defining moment in Thailand’s growing protest movement started with the unannounced arrival of a champagne-coloured Rolls Royce stretch limousine on a Bangkok street. The chairman of the Council of Rajabhat University Presidents of Thailand said that Vajiralongkorn has presided over commencement ceremonies at all Rajabhat Universities nationwide and personally handed out degrees to all Rajabhat university graduates every year since 1978.
She gave birth to a son, Prince Dipangkorn Rasmijoti, on 29 April 2005 and was then elevated to the rank of princess. At least 20 people were arrested - including lawyer Arnon Nampa, the first person to have openly called for royal reform on Aug. 3. Protesters scrambled as motorcycle outriders arrived. Government spokesman Anucha Burapachaisri told Reuters that securing royal motorcade routes was the police’s responsibility.  Vajiralongkorn trained for periods with the US, British, and Australian armed services, studying unconventional warfare and advanced navigation. She received 200 million baht (US$5.5 million) as a settlement. Share gift link below with your friends and family.
The announcement was made in the Royal Gazette, which said the King has legally married Ms Suthida, but did not specify the date of their marriage. Our Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.
Aged 64 at that time, Vajiralongkorn became the oldest Thai monarch to ascend to the throne. This article is now fully available for you, Please verify your e-mail to read this subscriber-only article in full. At least 81 arrests have been made since the emergency decree, police said. Then the police moved at us to clear the road.”, He said when he realised a royal motorcade was coming, he used a small megaphone to tell people to stand clear. After his father's death on 13 October 2016, he was expected to ascend to the throne of Thailand but asked for time to mourn before taking the throne. Arnon could not be reached for comment as he remained in prison. The incident started when Queen Suthida reached the protesters at around 5:22 pm on Oct. 14.