Long Live the King


This Saturday Thailand celebrates the auspicious occasion marking the 66th anniversary of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun’s Royal Birth. Born on Monday 28 July 1952 at 17:45 in the Ambara Villa, Dusit Palace in Bangkok, King Rama X is the only son of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit.

His Majesty has one older sister, Her Royal Highness Princess Ubolratana, and two younger sisters, Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn and Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn.


Somdet Phra Chao Yu Hua Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun, King Rama X, has reigned since 13 October 2017.

In this edition, our pages are filled with loyal subjects humbly wishing His Majesty good health and a long life for his birthday and we pay special tribute to our beloved King on page 19.

The Pattaya Mail Media Group humbly joins the Kingdom of Thailand in offering our best wishes to His Majesty Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun on the occasion of his 66th birthday, July 28, 2018. (Photo courtesy Bureau of the Royal Household)