Thai king and queen meet thousands of supporters as pressure from anti-government protests mounts

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Thai king and queen meet thousands of supporters as pressure from anti-government protests mounts

Thailand protests: King Vajiralongkorn’s PR gambit ups stakes in war for popular support

  • King Maha Vajiralongkorn’s comments over the weekend in regard to pro-democracy protesters have been cast as a bid to see who has ‘numerical legitimacy’ among Thais
  • Analysts say the royal family’s public appearance, including Queen Suthida and consort Sineenat Wongvajirapakdi, underlined an unprecedented charm offensive

Thai king and queen meet thousands of supporters as pressure from anti-government protests mounts

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Thai king and queen meet thousands of supporters as pressure from anti-government protests mounts

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