For the King: how King Bhumibol’s royal cremation ceremony attained perfection (video)

Channel NewsAsia was able to obtain unprecedented access to some of the key people involved in the royal cremation of King Bhumibol Adulyadej. Take a peak behind the scenes as those involved give their all For The King

The funeral of any head of state is a lavish affair. Depending on the country, the pageantry and ceremony can be steeped in traditions centuries old. The royal cremation ceremony last month of Thailand’s King […]

Thailand Morning News For October 27

Thailand Morning News For October 27

King presides over royal cremation His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun on Thursday (Oct 26) presided over the royal cremation ceremony for the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej at the royal crematorium at Sanam Luang attended […]

Thailand Morning News For October 26

Thailand Morning News For October 26

Thailand kicks off sumptuous funeral of King Bhumibol Adulyadej Thailand on Wednesday marked the start of a lavish, five-day funeral for King Bhumibol Adulyadej with a Buddhist religious ceremony attended by senior members of its […]

Thailand English-language News for October 25 (HD video)

In Thailand English-language News for October 25, 2017, Newsline presenter Surapan Laotharanarit tells us about: 00:52 | King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun has expressed his concern over the well-being of mourners attending the royal cremation ceremony at Sanam Luang. […]

Thailand Morning News For October 25

Thailand Morning News For October 25

Fitch Upgrades TMB’s National Short-Term Rating; Affirms Other Thai Mid-Sized Banks Fitch Ratings has upgraded TMB Bank Public Company Limited’s (TMB) National Short-Term Rating to ‘F1+(tha)’ from ‘F1(tha)’, and affirmed the bank’s Long-Term Issuer Default […]

Thailand English-language News for October 24 (HD video)

In Thailand English-language News for October 24, 2017, Newsline presenter Surapan Laotharanarit  tells us about: 01:00 | King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun has instructed the government to allocate additional viewing areas for those attending the royal funeral ceremony later […]

Thailand Morning News For October 24

Thailand Morning News For October 24

Excise Dept: 90% progress made on implementing 2017 Excise Tax Act The Excise Department has reported that the enforcement of the new 2017 Excise Tax Act has made 90% progress. — NNT PM expresses concerns […]

Thailand English-language News for October 23 (HD video)

In Thailand English-language News for October 23, 2017, Newsline presenter Sandra Hanutsaha tells us about: 01:13 | Thousands of people yesterday observed Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn lead the fourth and final rehearsal of the royal cremation procession for […]

Thailand Morning News For October 23

Thailand Morning News For October 23

Central Plains brace for severe floods Communities living along the Chao Phraya River in Central Plains areas are suffering as run-off from the river continues to rise. — Bangkok Post Loan-loss provisions drag down commercial […]

Thailand English-language News for October 20

In Thailand English-language News for October 20, 2017, Newsline presenter Sandra Hanutsaha tells us about: 00:54 | Saowaree Aumpasuwan, director of the Administration System Development Group (ASDG) has provided guidelines on what those attending the royal funeral can […]

Thailand Morning News For October 20

Thailand Morning News For October 20

PM shuns media amidst Facebook kerfuffle Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha abruptly cancelled a press interview session at Government House Thursday, leaving the media confounded as to why the regime said it would host CEO Mark […]

Thailand English-language News for October 19 (HD video)

In Thailand English-language News for October 19, 2017, Newsline presenter Sandra Hanutsaha tells us about: 00:59 | Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun yesterday presented Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha, with a royal flame which will be distributed to […]

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