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On the afternoon of Wednesday, September 28, 1948, the most sensational trial in Thai history got under way. Three men — royal pages But Pathamasarin and Chit Singhaseni and former royal […]
Before dawn on November 19, 1947, Siam’s Senior Statesman Pridi Banomyong arrived at the Bangkok residence of British naval attache Captain Stratford Hercules Dennis. Pridi was wearing a naval uniform and […]
On March 24, 1950, King Bhumibol Adulyadej arrived back in Siam after an absence of almost four years. After the March 29 cremation of his elder brother King Ananda Mahidol, […]
Thailand’s King Rama VIII, Ananda Mahidol, was shot through the head in his bedroom in Bangkok’s Grand Palace on June 9, 1946. An official communique released the same day […]
While digging through some old newspapers this afternoon researching #thaistory, I stumbled upon the tale of Lleieusszuieusszesszes Willihiminizisteizzi Hurrizzissteizzi. I first found him in an Associated Press story from September 24, 1925, […]
My review of King Bhumibol Adulyadej: A Life’s Work, the recently published biography of Thailand’s king, has not been unreservedly positive.
In 1999, a team of experts worked on distilling King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s sufficiency economy theory into a concise and clear explanation.
A response to King Bhumibol Adulyadej: A Life’s Work Multiple contributors, overseen by editorial board chairman Anand Panyarachun Edited by Nicholas Grossman and Dominic Faulder Published by Editions Didier Millet, November […]
(UPDATE: I have added further details including naming the company that investigated Hiro’s death as Control Risks. A Thai-language report on this article, by Prachatai, is here.) On April 10, […]
Anybody who feared that the new Thai government led by Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra would fail in its duty to crack down on those who commit lèse majesté against the […]