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  • OPINION

    Deng offers some crucial lessons for Xi

    News, Tom Orlik, Published on 26/10/2017

    » China's 19th Party Congress is drawing to a close with General Secretary Xi Jinping's power affirmed and enhanced. Mr Xi's three-hour speech on China's "new era" was greeted with rapturous applause by delegates in the Great Hall of the People. The rest of the population had the chance to clap along on a new video game. His name will be included in the Party constitution, alongside Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping. The new lineup of the Politburo Standing Committee was announced yesterday, and sees his loyal advisers elevated to the top ranks of the leadership.

  • BUSINESS

    Royal legacy lives on, foundation vows

    Business, Chatrudee Theparat, Published on 26/10/2017

    » Despite the passing of the country's revered monarch, the Pid Thong Lang Phra Foundation, a royal-sponsored initiative that specialises in rural development using the sufficiency philosophy, vows to uphold the royal legacy to improve the living conditions of folks living upcountry.

  • THAILAND

    Thais unite to bid farewell

    News, Editorial, Published on 26/10/2017

    » Whenever their fellow Thais endure grief or difficult times, people from all walks of life in Thailand always show they have plenty of compassion and often offer unconditional help in whatever form they can. It is no exception Thursday as the nation mourns and says goodbye to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

  • OPINION

    A truly great monarch

    News, Postbag, Published on 26/10/2017

    » Today is indeed a sad day, a day on which we will bid farewell to Thailand's beloved late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

  • OPINION

    Sharing at heart of sufficiency theory

    News, Decharut Sukkumnoed, Published on 26/10/2017

    » Since the passing of our beloved King last year, so many people have vowed to put his sufficiency economy theory into practice. While they are following the theory, it happens that few are aware of a core principle behind it -- that people should not take advantage of others.

  • TRAVEL

    Igniting the flame of royal affection

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 26/10/2017

    » Throughout his 70-year reign, King Bhumibol Adulyadej travelled to countless places in the Kingdom, near and far, to listen to and relieve Thai people's problems. Not many people know his first visit to his subjects took place in Ban Pong district, Ratchaburi province, in 1954 after a big fire had ravaged the local market. That visit, which took the young king to see the people's grievances first hand, became an inspiration for the monarch to start his long, tireless and fruitful journeys throughout his reign.

  • BUSINESS

    Setting an example for all

    Business, Published on 26/10/2017

    » Today the world's longest-serving monarch will undergo an elaborate cremation depicting the Buddhist cosmology, with influences from Hinduism.

  • TRAVEL

    Flowers for the late King

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 26/10/2017

    » From Oct 28 to Nov 5, the "Flora Of A King" fair, or the annual flora fair of Lop Buri, will take place at Lop Buri Zoo in Muang district, Lop Buri province.

  • BUSINESS

    AR apps planned to accompany commemorative brochures

    Business, Suchit Leesa-nguansuk, Published on 26/10/2017

    » A Thai software developer has developed an augmented reality (AR) application to be used in commemorative brochures, which will allow mourners to access information on the late King and the cremation ceremony in 3D.

  • LIFE

    Where to pay final respects to King Bhumibol

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 26/10/2017

    » The royal cremation day has arrived. Hundreds of thousands are expected to turn up at the ceremonial grounds to witness the historic event. Millions more are going to watch the proceedings on television. Those who would like to pay their last respect to King Bhumibol also have the choice of placing the sandalwood flowers at the 85 replicas of the royal crematorium around the country. There is one in each province and nine in Bangkok.

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