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World Germany Warns Thai King of Consequences If He Breaks Local Law

13:55  26 october  2020
13:55  26 october  2020 Source:   bloomberg.com

King Rama X. of Thailand: His son is picked up from Munich by plane.

 King Rama X. of Thailand: His son is picked up from Munich by plane. Thailand's King Rama X. has his son Dipangkorn Rasmijoti picked up from Munich. The 15-year-old went back to Bangkok on a plane from the Royal Thai Airforce. © Getty Images King Maha Vajiralongkorn (right), Queen Suthida (behind) with Prince Dipangkorn Rasmijoti (center) and Princess Bajrakitiyabha (left) at a royal, religious ceremony in Bangkok on October 14, 2020 While protests are raging in Thailand, Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn , 68, called Rama X., had his son flown in from Munich

Angela Merkel’s government has warned the King of Thailand not to try to rule his country remotely from Germany , it has emerged. But King Maha Vajiralongkorn spends most of time in Bavaria, where he has rented an entire luxury hotel for his entourage. “We have made it clear that Thai politics

THE King of Thailand has gone into 'isolation' during the coronavirus outbreak with TWENTY of his girlfriends, say reports. But a hashtag which translated to 'Why do we need a king ?' appeared 1.2 million times on Twitter within 24 hours of news breaking he was in Germany , reports The Times.

(Bloomberg) -- If Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn breaks the law on German soil, there will be immediate consequences, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Monday.

Vajiralongkorn wearing a suit and tie: Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkon. © Photographer: JACK TAYLOR/AFP Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkon.

“We have not only been looking into that in recent weeks, but on a regular basis,” Maas said at a news conference. “If there are things we consider to be illegal, that will have immediate consequences.”

Thai protesters planned to march to the German Embassy on Monday to submit a letter questioning the king’s legal status in the European country, stepping up pressure as they push for changes to the monarchy.

Read more: Thai Protesters Plan to Pressure Germany on King’s Status

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Thousands stage show of support for Thai king .
Thousands of royalists thronged to Bangkok's Grand Palace Sunday for a glimpse of the Thai king, a massive show of support after months of protests calling for an overhaul of the government and reform of the monarchy. But calls for reform of the monarchy have drawn a backlash from Thailand's conservative bloc, rousing royalist groups to stage their own rallies. "We came here to show our loyalty to the king," said Bin Bunleurit, a Thai former actor who decried the students' demands.

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