"Thailand still stands today."
"the Coronation of the Maha Vajiralongkorn to king Rama X has started, and everything else in the country has secondary importance."
"Exactly at 10.09 in the morning in Bangkok – one according to the astrologers successful time – got a vitklädd Maha Vajiralongkorn holy water poured over the head. At the same time, fired guns around the royal palace ten volleys in salute."
"the Thais had been waiting a long time at the moment. The very important ceremony could not begin until the mourning was over after the representative, national hero Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died in 2016."
"The protracted coronation will be taking place throughout the day and includes the symbolic' buddhist and hindu rituals, and can be traced several centuries back. 66-year-old Maha Vajiralongkorn, the official title of Rama X, as the tenth king in the Chakridynastin."
"He will also be appointed to a so-called Devaraja, an embodiment of the gods."
"During the day, the king will switch on to the traditional uniform and take a seat on a throne in the wood, to where in a smörjningsritual get holy water poured on their hands. Selected highnesses, among them juntachefen and prime minister Prayuth Chan-O-Cha, pours the water from eight different positions that represent the compass different directions."
"the Water comes from the 117 sources, all blessed by monks and priests. Already gathering and the blessing of the water was sent in all the thai tv channels."
"The intricacies of the coronation ceremony continues with the purified king during the different ceremonies receive a plaque with their name, their title, the royal horoscope and the royal seal. When he later received the royal regalia is expected he will issue his first royal decree."
"the King will, according to plans later in the evening to proclaim itself as buddhism's protector and to perform a religious ritual inside the royal palace, where he will spend the night. During the ceremonies followed the king of the country's new queen, Suthida Vajiralongkorn Na Ayutthaya. The couple married in surprising earlier this week."
"the Coronation, which is estimated to cost 300 million, followed in the morning of the general celebration and on the Tuesday of the meetings with foreign dignitaries."
"Only then can the country's political leadership to continue with talks to form a government. There is continued political confusion after the parliamentary elections on 24 march, the first since the military coup in 2014, and both sides, the junta and the opposition, see themselves as the victor."
"Born 1952, king of Thailand since 2016, with the regentnamnet Rama X."
"Married four times, married in the week with the former flight attendant Suthida Tidjai and vicebefälet at the king's personal life guard."
"Trained in the Uk and Australia, where, after military training graduated in 1976 as officers. Also master of law in Thailand."
"a Trained fighter pilot."
"Maha Vajiralongkorn has founded a hospital and run by the training projects, but has also been known for a dissolute and eccentric lifestyle."
"the royal family belongs to the Chakridynastin, who has led Thailand since 1782."