A portrait of King Maha Vajiralongkorn outside the Grand Palace in Bangkok. Photo: Reuters

Making a monarch: portraits of Thailand’s king flood country ahead of coronation

  • King Maha Vajiralongkorn’s portrait has been in place at many state offices since he ascended the throne in 2016
  • But imposing new images, some several-metres high, are mandatory ahead of his three-day coronation, which begins on Saturday
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A portrait of King Maha Vajiralongkorn outside the Grand Palace in Bangkok. Photo: Reuters
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