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H.E. Mr Nopporn Adchariyavanich, Ambassador of Thailand to Sri Lanka, Mr Pujith Jayasundara, Chief Inspector of Police of Sri Lanka, visited the Police Headquarters in Colombo on 16 December 2016. H.E. Mr Nopporn thanked the Chief of Police for the provision of safety precautions and facilitation of the Embassy's work.
To commemorate this gathering, Mr Pujith presented a memorial tablet to H.E. Mr Nopporn on the occasion of the fiftieth commemoration of the founding of the Sri Lankan Provincial Department of Patriarch. H.E. Mr Nopporn presented Mr Pujith with a memorial notebook to mark the sixtieth birthday of Thai-Sri Lanka Diplomacy.
From 15 to 16 December 2016 the Thai international squad, consisting of Dr Sirilak Thatman, umpire, Mrs Annipa Moontar, trainer of the Thai international squad, and two female competitors - Mrs Duangaksorn Chaidee and Mr Tinnaphop Kanrawangchai - took part in the 4.
H.E. Mr. Thanatip Upatising, Ambassador of Thailand to the Republic of the Philippines, conducted on December 4, 2014 the Buddhist ceremonial held by His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej on the commemoration of His Majesty's fiftieth birthday. In the above-mentioned ceremonies the embassy officers, Team Thailand and the Thais living in the Philippines took part.
At the end of the ceremonial, the friar delivered a homily on "sufficiency" in His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej's address in the Dusitdalai Hall, Dusit Palace, on December 4, 1998. Each participant did a 9-minute retreat devoted to His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
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Thailand's government is founded on a very similar kind of institutional empire to that of the United Kingdom, in which a prime minister acts as prime minister and an heir to the throne of Thailand as mayor. The present royalty of Thailand, His Majesty the Bhumibol Aduyadej (Rama IX), is the ruling sovereign of the Chakri dynasty that has governed Thailand since the collapse of Ayutthaya and the foundation of the Rattakosin era.
Widely venerated, the King of Thailand acts as religious ruler and heads of state, but has no direct bureaucratic power. Thailand's government is a government of coalitions of political factions led by a prime minister. Whereas Thailand has seen many coups since it became a constituent empire and Thailand's policies are a controversial issue, the Thais are actively involved in Thailand's policies and attach great importance to their weak state.
Thailand has been in existence as a contemporary national state since the foundation of the Chakri dynasty and the foundation of Bangkok as the capitol in 1782. Eventually, in 1946, the Thai electorate elected the members of a two-chamber legislation (Senate and House of Representatives) chaired by a prime minister of the state.
Justice, and a Supreme Court, is independent of the law and the judiciary, although more efficient control mechanisms were not introduced until the 1996 constitutions. Right from the start, "democracy" in Thailand has been tumultuous, with 17 coups d'état between the heads of the army and an elitist bureaucratic regime bordering on the plutocratic.
It was also ruled under 17 different states; the present state of the kingdom is the outcome of the recent coup, an unbloody fall of the then Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawattra in 2006. Thailand is currently involved in a policy dispute over the consequences of this attempted military coup and the ensuing change in the law, triggered by massive protest both against and in favour of the former Prime Minister.
Nevertheless, the Thais are very much involved in politics and value their liberty despite their weak democracies. Since the 13th cent. Thailand has been completely excluded by kingdoms of various empires; it was not until 1932 that Thailand became a constituent empire, a system not unlike that of the United Kingdom, in which the King of Thailand acts as head of state and intellectual head of the nation, but has no direct bureaucratic power.
His Majesty His Majesty the Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX) is the 9th Thai Chakri emperor to rule Thailand since the foundation of Bangkok by Phutthayotfa Chulalok (Rama I) in 1782. S. M. Bhumibol was borne in Massachusetts, USA, while his late sire, who did not served as Thailand's reigning president, attended Harvard University.
H.M. Bhumibol became king of Thailand in 1946 after the deaths of his monk and has since received the award as the longest ruling king of Thailand and the longest ruling king in the Thai population. Whilst the King of Thailand has little immediate control, King Bhumibol under the Thai Constitutional Treaty is a symbolic of the country's nationhood and uniformity; in fact, the King of Thailand has tremendous public esteem and ethical authorities, which he has used on a few scarce opportunities to solve policy crises that have endangered the country's sovereignty.
Both the King of Thailand and the members of the Royal Family are greatly honoured by the Thai nation for the royal family's impassioned dedication to the well-being of their population. However, it is protected by law: it is not only antisocial to denigrate members of the royal family or their parables; it is also a criminal offence under Majesty's laws.
It is also necessary to face the queen at the beginning of the film and to walk and/or standing while singing the Swiss flag at 8:00 and 18:00. It has become the fashion on the easier side to honour the Emperor with a brightly coloured business dress since the sixtieth anniversaries of royal rule in 2006.
Whereas both the King's official palace, the Grand Palace, and his historic palace, the Chitralada Palace, are in Bangkok (where the King has established an agrarian research centre), the King and Queen are usually at Villa Klai Kangwon in the coastal resort of Hua Hin. Remarkable royals of Thailand:
There were 36 monarchs of Lan Na, 9 of Sukhothai, 9 of Chiang Mai, 8 of Nan, 36 of Ayutthaya, 1 of Thonburi and 9 of Bangkok in Thai theories. Whilst each of them has certainly made important contribution to Thai culture, the following monarchs distinguish themselves in the records of Thai history:
When Mangrai, Lan Na (R. 1259 - 1317) The founding son of the Lan Na empire, Mangrai, had just become the 21 -year-old emperor of Chiang Saen when he started to unite the different empires of the north. Ramkhamhaeng, Sukhothai (R. ca. 1279 - 1298) As a 19-year-old Prince of a young empire, Rama lead his father's forces to the triumph and thus received the name Ramkhamhaeng (Rama the Brave).
He was a popularist when he was King, who assured his followers of equitable treat ment-giving them the liberty to venerate animistic minds while steadfastly sustaining the evolution of Buddhism. Sukhothai' s empire blossomed during his rule as he generally decided to prevent useless conflicts and joined forces with Mangrai of Lan Na and Ngam Muang of Phayao.
Nearly under the rule of King Ramkhamhaeng, Sukhothai was a vast and affluent empire that developed an art form known for its greatness. Ramathibodi, Ayutthaya (R. 1351 - 1369) Perhaps natives of affluent Mandarin immigrants, U Thong cleverly wed and skillfully employed policy skills and family relationships to fill the emptiness of central Thailand after the fall of Sukhothai and the diminishing range of Angkor.
When he placed his boy on the Lopburi crown and founded his new empire along the Chao Phraya River, Ramathibodi II, the first king of Ayutthaya, built a mighty empire that could have plundered even Angkor. Naresuan, Ayutthaya (R. Jun 1590 - 25 April 1605) In the centuries before Naresuan took over the empire, the Ayutthaya empire was in ruins.
As the Burmese destroyed, plundered and de-populated Ayutthaya for a decade, the Khmer were decimating the Khmer's East Province and there was hardly a hint of peace or hopefull. Narai, Ayutthaya (R. Oct. 26, 1656 - Jul. 11, 1688) Narai took over the empire during a time of national and world insecurity.
Narai set up a regal imperial empire monopolies on almost all goods manufactured in the empire and often promoted the empire's economical development at the cost of Europe's commercial societies and long-established societies of various foreigners. Taksin, Thonburi (R. 1767 - 1782) In 1767 Burma's army had depleted Ayutthaya and left only a small military base in the devastated city.
They were desperate, with no money, no kings and no government. Tak's governor, a half-Chinean, half-Thai man of remarkable emanation and stratagem, built his basis in Thonburi and beat the rest of Burma's forces. He was able to find funds and reconquer the entire Thaisian territories once owned by Ayutthaya - in additon to the annexation of Siem Reap and Battambang and the later subjugation of Vientiane, Luang Prabang and Chiang Mai - allowing him to warrant his accession to the throne.
Banggkok (R. Apr. 6, 1782 - Sep. 7, 1809) Tong Duang, the Chaophraya Chakri, was a soldier in charge of many of the triumphant expeditions that Siamese restored under the reign of King Taksin. He and his family belonged to the aristocratic Ayutthaya family, and after an insurrection Taksin was removed (and executed), the Chakri was commonly proclaimed King Ramathibodi and topped.
Founded its capitol in Bangkok, the town quickly prospered thanks to its enlightening worship, bureaucracy and legislation reform and the reintroduction of regal and official rites. Just before his father's demise, Mongkut (Rama IV), Bangkok (R. Apr. 3, 1851 - Oct. 1, 1868) was ordained in his unusual early years and took up the study of Buddha school text and the spiritual disciplines of mediation.
Mongkut's sibling, King Rama III, named him as the Abbot of a new order of Buddhism, which also functioned as a centre for academic and mathematical study in the West. Mongkut, as king, made financial compromises to overseas forces and entered into individual expansive relationships with various global forces to isolate Siam against colonisation by Britain and France.
Chulalongkorn benefited from a classic Thai training, a West teacher (Anna Leonowens) and several years of practical training with his sire. He began to carry out reform immediately after he came of age. 3.
Achievements during his 42-year term included the elimination of enslavement, the reorganisation of the government into a more contemporary and efficient administrative structure and, consequently, compromises to external forces to preserve the independence of Siam. Prayadhipok (Rama VII), Bangkok (R. Nov. 26, 1925 - March 2, 1935 - resigned) The youngest of King Chulalongkorn and 76 of 77 sons, Prajadhipok was an unlikely choice to replace his much better trained older Brother (Rama VI).
Having come to rule for only ten years after Prajadhipok came to rule in the midst of the turbulent economy that soon spread during the Great Depression, he is best known today for being the last total sovereign of the Kingdom of Siam and for relinquishing his seat after a constitutional monarchy was founded in 1932. His Majesty Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX), Bangkok (R. Jun. 9, 1946 - today) The present ruling king of Thailand, the longest ruling king in Thai and the longest ruling leader of the state in the whole of Thailand, H.M. King Buhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX) is also one of the most venerated royalty in Thai and one of the most esteemed rulers in Thailand's annals.
As a musician, film-maker, scholar and man of the nation, King Bhumibol has for over six centuries acted as the intellectual guide of his nation, a sign of steadfastness and hopes for a land often shattered by radical changes in politics and promoting many programmes with members of his imperial household to help his nation achieve greater financial wellbeing.