Above: December 4, 2005 – Placard with an image of the HM The King Rama 9 at the Royal Plaza.
Today is the birthday of late King Rama 9. It is a national holiday considered Father’s Day in Thailand when all fathers are honored.
From years past:
2004: HM The King’s Birthday Address
2005: HM The King’s Birthday 2005
2009: HM The King’s 82th Birthday
2008: King not giving much-anticipated birthday speech and Trooping of the Colors
2012: Newspaper front pages
From Matichon Weekly, December 4-10, 2009 – Hand in hand