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Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej Dies at 88 Map of Siriraj Hospital Bangkok Thailand
Japanese princess to lose royal status after marrying commoner  Emperor Akihito's oldest grandchild, Princess Mako, is getting married to a university classmate who won her heart with bright smiles and si...   Princess Mako to lose royal status by marrying commoner

year 2017 Top ^

Sep.4   Japan
May.17   Japan
  The 25-year-old eldest granddaughter of Emperor Akihito will become engaged to law firm worker Kei Komuro, also 25

year 2016 Top ^

Oct.13   Bangkok
  Bhumibol took over after World War II and led Thailand for the past 70 years; he was the modern world's longest-reigning living monarch

Aug.8   Tokyo
  82-year-old Emperor Akihito has strongly indicated he wants to step down, saying he fears his age will make it difficult to fulfil his duties
Jul.13   Tokyo Japanese Emperor Akihito 'wishes to abdicate'  82-year-old Emperor Akihito has expressed his desire to abdicate in the next few years, public broadcaster NHK reports

year 2015 Top ^

Dec.14   Bangkok King Bhumibol Adulyadej makes rare appearance  Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej has made a rare public appearance, amid concerns for his ailing health Aug.15   Tokyo   Emperor 'remorseful' over WW2, as 70th anniversary marked  Japanese Emperor Akihito has for the first time expressed "deep remorse" over Japan's role in World War Two

year 2014 Top ^

Dec.12   Bangkok Thai crown prince's wife quits  The wife of Thailand's Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn, Srirasmi, has resigned her royal position, the palace has announced Nov.29   Bangkok Thailand crown prince strips wife's family of royal name  Vajiralongkorn has asked the government to strip his wife's family of their royally bestowed name Oct.4   Bangkok Thai king hospitalized with high fever  86-year-old Bhumibol Adulyadej has been hospitalized with a high fever and irregular blood pressure

year 2013 Top ^

Dec.4   Southern Thailand Thailand king urges mutual support   King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand has urged people to support each other for the sake of the country, in his address to the nation on his ...   Bangkok Protest-hit Thailand marks king's birthday
  Thailand is marking the 86th birthday of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, amid a truce after days of violent demonstrations in the capital Bangkok
Jan.31   Cambodia Cambodia begins Sihanouk funeral   Crowds have gathered in Phnom Penh for the start of funeral proceedings for King Norodom Sihanouk, who died in October

year 2012 Top ^

Oct.16   Cambodia Cambodia set for week of mourning Oct.14   Beijing Cambodia's ex-King Sihanouk dies
  Cambodia's former King Norodom Sihanouk - a revered figure in his country - has died of a heart attack aged 89 Sep.13   Malaysia UK's Catherine gives first speech overseas Feb.17   Tokyo Akihito heart surgery 'a success'
  Japan's Emperor Akihito has undergone a successful heart bypass operation at a hospital in Tokyo, media reports say   Tokyo Japan's emperor has heart surgery

year 2011 Top ^

Dec.7   Thailand US man jailed in Thai royal case
  Thailand has jailed a Joe Gordon for two and a half years after he admitted posting web links to a banned biography of King Bhumibol Adulyadej Mar.16   Japan   Japan's emperor: Don't give up hope  Thousands of Japanese filled evacuation shelters or joined foreigners seeking a way out of the country in the aftermath of last week's earth...

year 2010 Top ^

Sep.28   North Korea   Key posts for N Korea leader's son
  Kim Jong-un, the youngest son of Kim Jong-il, has been appointed to two key party posts, in a move seen as part of a gradual transfer of power

year 2007 Top ^

Mar.28   Thailand Swiss man jailed for Thai insult  Oliver Jufer, 57, has been jailed for 10 years after pleading guilty to charges of insulting the Thai king

year 2006 Top ^

Sep.20   Thailand King gives blessing to coup  King Bhumibol Adulyadej endorsed the bloodless military coup that ousted the prime minister, according to a TV statement Sep.5   Japan   Princess gives birth to boy
  39-year-old Kiko has given birth to the third-in-line to the imperial throne after complications in the pregnancy

year 2004 Top ^

Oct.14   Cambodia   Cambodia chooses new monarch  Norodom Sihamoni has been named as new king by 9-member throne council

year 2001 Top ^

Nov.30   Japan   A new princess for royals
  Crown Princess Masako has given birth to a girl. The throne is reserved only for males

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1. 2017-09-04 Japanese princess to lose royal status after marrying commoner Japan
2. 2017-05-17 Princess Mako to lose royal status by marrying commoner Japan
2016-10-13 Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej Dies at 88
E. 2016-08-08 Japan's Emperor Akihito hints at wish to abdicate Tokyo
F. 2016-07-13 Japanese Emperor Akihito 'wishes to abdicate' Tokyo
G. 2015-12-14 King Bhumibol Adulyadej makes rare appearance Bangkok
H. 2015-08-15 Emperor 'remorseful' over WW2, as 70th anniversary marked Tokyo
8. 2014-12-12 Thai crown prince's wife quits Bangkok
9. 2014-11-29 Thailand crown prince strips wife's family of royal name Bangkok

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