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Peder M. Jørgensen

King Bhumibol’s Birthday Celebrated in Copenhagen

His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s birthday was this year celebrated extravagantly with a festive reception on Monday 5 December 2011 at The Old Stock Exchange in central Copenhagen. H.E. Ambassador Piyawat Niyomreks and Mrs. Piyapin Niyomreks welcomed the guests in the old building erected by King Christian IV.  The toast to His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej…

Danish captain Hans Marqvard Jensen in Thai service honoured

One hundred years ago – on October 14, 1902 – a young Danish soldier in the service of HM King Chulalongkorn prevented the whole Northern part of Thailand to fall into the hands of the British by quelling an uprising by the Shan population acting in covert cooperation with the British forces in Burma. Celebrating…