The Crowning Fortune
- The Thai monarchy. Nash, Michael L. // Contemporary Review;Aug96, Vol. 269 Issue 1567, p66
Discusses the monarchy in Thailand. Celebration of fiftieth anniversary in 1996 of King Bhumibol Adulyadej; Origin of the Thai monarchy traced to the Chakri kings; Religious role of the sovereign; Characteristics of the Thai monarchy.
- The Mystique of Monarchy. Iyer, Pico // Time International (South Pacific Edition);6/19/2006, Issue 24, p68
The article reflects on the 60th anniversary of the coronation of Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The moral authority exercised by the Thai king is explained which is based on his stature as sitting above politics. The qualities that make the King popular across Thailand are enumerated including...
- LIVE WISELY... BE SUFFICIENT. // ASEANAffairs;2009, Vol. 3 Issue 6, p16
The article focuses on the achievements of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, King of Thailand, on his 82nd birthday. It describes him as the world's longest ruling authority. He is stated to be renowned for his modesty, gentleness and adherence to Buddhist teachings. It discusses the...
- THE STRENGTH OF THE LAND. // ASEANAffairs;2009, Vol. 3 Issue 6, p17
A biography of His Majesty Bhumibol Adulyadej, King of Thailand, is presented. He was born on December 5, 1927 in Cambridge, Massachusetts and did his schooling in Bangkok, Thailand. He continued his secondary education in Switzerland and received the Bachelieres Lettres diploma from the Gymnase...
- In doghouse over royal dog. FULLER, THOMAS // Telegraph (Calcutta, India);12/16/2015, p2
The article reports on a Thai worker Thanakorn Siripaiboon charged for insulting monarchy on an Internet post on king Bhumibol Adulyadej's pet dog Tongdaeng, and also mentions American ambassador Glyn T. Davies being investigated for criticizing military courts on lengthy prison sentences.
- Thailand Post King Bhumibol Adulyadej: An Uncertain Future. Hughes, Daniel // Space & Defense;Fall2012, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p55
The article looks at the scenarios on what will happen to the government of Thailand after the death of its ruler, King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest reigning and living monarch. It states that Crown Prince, Maha Vajiralongkorn will assume the thrown but will be rejected by the people....
- Palm oil power. // Automotive News International;Jun2001, p8
Focuses on the application of the King of Thailand for a patent on a formula using palm oil that works as a diesel fuel in Bangkok. Statement of King Bhumibol Adulyadej on the benefits of the fuel; Absence of modifications or a filter to use the mixture of palm and diesel oil; Role of Petroleum...
- Bhumibol Adulyadej. Witherbee, Amy // Bhumibol Adulyadej;2005, p1
Presents biographical information on Bhumibol Adulyadej, King of Thailand since 1950. Public health reforms instituted by his father, Prince Mahidol of Songkhla; Violence power shifts involving the Thai monarchy during the 1930s; Abdication of King Prajadhipok in 1935.
- GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL CONDITIONS. // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Kingdom of Thailand;Jul2010, p5
The article presents information on the government and political conditions in the Kingdom of Thailand. The country is a constitutional monarchy, where the king has little power but is a symbol of national identity and unity. Its National Assembly is composed of the Senate and the House of...