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Happy Father’s Day!
December 5 is the birthday of HM Bhumiphol Adulyadej, the King of Thailand. Known in the West as Rama IX (the ninth king of the Chakri dynasty), he is considered to be the father of all Thai people. It is because of this that his birthday is celebrated in the kingdom as Father’s Day (similarly, … Continue reading Happy Father’s Day!
Happy Mother’s Day
Today, 12 August, is the birthday of HRH Queen Sirikit of Thailand and thus a national holiday during which all loyal and devoted subjects of the Kingdom wish Her Majesty a long life of good health and happiness. As the Thai people regard the Queen as mother of the entire nation the day is also … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day