Elephants being paraded during the coronation of late king Tribhuwan Bir Bikram Shah in Kathmandu, in 1913.

Nostalgia: Coronation of Tribhuvan in 1913

September 24, 2019 17:18 pm

A parade procession en route to Nasal Chowk for the coronation of Tribhuvan as the king of Nepal in 1913.

An elaborate three-day ceremony is planned for the official coronation of Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn, who ascended the throne after the 2016 death of his revered father, King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

KATHMANDU, May 4: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has sent a message of congratulations to Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun on the occasion of his coronation as the King of Thailand, on Saturday.

BANGKOK, April 6: Thailand began elaborate rituals on Saturday leading to the coronation of King Maha Vajiralongkorn, who will be officially crowned in ceremonies from May 4 to 6.

BANGKOK, Jan 1:  Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn will have his official coronation on May 4, the palace announced Tuesday.

Come 8 p.m. (1900 GMT) on Monday, what looks to be a poorly kept secret will officially be out -- Cristiano Ronaldo will bag his fourth Ballon d'Or as the world's top footballer.