Thailand's crown prince becomes country's new king

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 day(s) ago

Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn, 64, became Thailand's new king on Thursday after he accepted an invitation from parliament to succeed his father, King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died in October.

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Thailand’s Crown Prince acknowledged as new king

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SaiGon GP English 6 day(s) ago

Thailand’s parliament acknowledged Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn as the new king on November 29 following the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej last month, reported by the Vietnamnews in Bangkok.

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Thai parliament acknowledges Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn as new King, to invite him to take the throne

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Báo Dân Trí English 6 day(s) ago

Thailand’s national assembly will invite Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn to take the throne, it announced on Tuesday (Nov 29), ending weeks of uncertainty that has lingered since his father died on Oct 13.

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Thai PM reassures on smooth succession; coronation after king's funeral

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago 2 related news

BANGKOK, Oct 16 -- Thailand has sought to dispel any concern about a royal succession after Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn said he would delay his ascension to the throne while he mourns his father, and the government stressed on Sunday its was working as normal.

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Leaders offer condolences on Thai King’s death

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

President Tran Dai Quang, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on October 14 sent their condolences to Thailand over the death of King Bhumibol Abdulyadej.

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Thailand's king, world's longest-reigning monarch, dies

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago 2 related news

Thailand's Royal Palace says King Bhumibol, the world's longest-reigning monarch, has died at age 88.

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Thai king's health 'unstable' as crowd holds vigil

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

The health of Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej is "still unstable", the palace said late Wednesday, with the 88-year-old on a ventilator and battling a new infection as crowds gathered to pray outside his Bangkok hospital.

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Elderly Japanese emperor to address public after abdication reports

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Elderly Japanese emperor to address public after abdication reports

Japanese Emperor Akihito will make a rare video address to the nation on Monday in which the 82-year-old monarch is expected to outline his concerns that he cannot do his job fully but avoid saying outright that he wants to abdicate.

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Thai police detain British writer's wife over royal photos

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago 1 related news

Police raided the home of a British journalist's wife on Friday and took her away for questioning in connection with his social media posts containing embarrassing photographs purported to be of Thailand's crown prince. Police later said the photos were doctored.

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Japan emperor abdication debate could stir discussion on female succession

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago

Japan emperor abdication debate could stir discussion on female succession

Reports that Japanese Emperor Akihito intends to abdicate within a few years could re-open debate about female succession, but any such move is likely to provoke strong opposition within the current conservative ruling party.

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Saudi hit by wave of bombings

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago

Saudi Arabia’s crown prince visits security officers injured in a wave of bombings on Monday as the Kingdom grapples with a resurgent threat from militants in the approach to the Eid holiday.

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Saudi Arabia will struggle to kick its addiction to oil

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Báo Thanh Niên English 7 month(s) ago

Saudi Arabia will struggle to kick its addiction to oil

"King Abdulaziz and the men who worked with him for the establishment of the state did not depend on oil and they established the kingdom without oil, and they ran this state without oil, and they lived in this state without oil," Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in an televised interview on Monday.

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Saudi prince unveils sweeping plans to end 'addiction' to oil

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Saudi prince unveils sweeping plans to end 'addiction' to oil

The powerful young prince overseeing Saudi Arabia's economy unveiled ambitious plans on Monday aimed at ending the kingdom's "addiction" to oil and transforming it into a global investment power.

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Thai Palace says King Bhumibol has unknown infection

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Báo Thanh Niên English 10 month(s) ago

Thai Palace says King Bhumibol has unknown infection

Thailand’s 88-year-old king, the world’s longest-reigning monarch, has come down with an unknown infection and is being treated at the Bangkok hospital where he lives, according to a palace statement Tuesday.

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Obama seeks to reassure Gulf allies on Iran, security at summit

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Obama seeks to reassure Gulf allies on Iran, security at summit

President Barack Obama will seek to convince Gulf allies including Saudi Arabia on May 14 that the United States is committed to their security despite deep concern among Arab leaders about US efforts to broker a nuclear deal with Iran.

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