Thai King lambasts 'highly inappropriate' move to make princess PM

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Bangkok (AFP) Feb 8, 2019

Thailand's powerful King Maha Vajiralongkorn late Friday described an unprecedented move to make his older sister Princess Ubolratana prime minister as "highly inappropriate" and against "royal traditions". Ubolratana, 67, the older sister of Vajiralongkorn, was announced hours earlier as a candidate...

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Published on February 9, 2019 -  01:44
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