Thai King Vajiralongkorn to be crowned in three-day ceremony

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Thailand has begun three days of coronation ceremonies for King Maha Vajiralongkorn.

  • BBC

King Vajiralongkorn inherited the throne in 2016 when his long-reigning father Bhumibol Adulyadej died.

Days ago in a surprise announcement the palace said the king had married his long-term partner and royal consort who would now be Queen Suthida.

Thailand has a constitutional monarchy, but the royal family is highly revered by Thais and wields considerable power.

Thailand also has strict laws, called lese majeste, which ban criticism of the…

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