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Thai princess closes Koh Samui beach for private vacation as COVID rises

Pascal Le Segretain / Getty Images It’s a beautiful time of year in Thailand, and Princess Sirivannavari, daughter of the unpredictable King Maha Vajiralongkorn, is determined to make the most of it.With less than impeccable timing, Sirivannavari has decided he was time for a diving vacation. Thailand reportedly ruled its nation from the German ski resort with a suite of concubines Its alleged jaunt to the paradise island of Koh Samui comes as the country recovers from a virulent third wave of the coronavirus, a disastrous vaccine deployment marred by cronyism, a complete halt to the pivotal international tourism trade, and a political crisis that has resulted in an anti-monarchy and pro-democracy activist jailed desperately ill after a 42-day hunger strike.Most of the kingdom is tightening restrictions on travel and imposes quarantine conditions, but Sirivannavari cheerfully shared images of the party on his private Instagram account, which were posted by subscription newsle Secret Siam, which has become a go-to source for those interested in abuse of power. dailies of Thailand’s elite, is written by Andrew MacGregor Marshall, former Reuters bureau chief in Bangkok, who is free to cite his Thai sources without fearing the country’s draconian censorship laws as he no longer lives in Asia.MacGregor Marshall says orange flags bearing Sirivannavari’s royal crest have been hoisted around the island and that there is a strong security presence with five naval vessels anchored off the local coast. Crystal Bay beauty spot. Sail Rock, between Koh Phangan and Koh Tao, widely regarded as the best dive site in the Gulf of Thailand, has been completely closed to all other boats as local dive companies have been urged to stay away on its trip. . perhaps to celebrate the release of her latest book, The Princess’ Dog Diary 2, on her beloved Yorkshire Terrier Perfume, which launched at the Mandarin Oriental on April 17. The behavior is quite familiar to observers of the Royal Family Corrupt Thai: A trip to Phuket and the surrounding islands with a large entourage of high society friends on New Years Eve in 2020 caused chaos with fishing boats, ferries and sightseeing cruises banned in large swathes of ocean.The Thai royal family does not generally respond to the press. inquiries but a request for comment was sent to the Thai Embassy in London. In comparison to his father’s peccadilloes, Sirivannavari’s holiday habits are the little beer. The king’s transgressions include bigamy, allegedly breaking her sisters’ ankles by jumping on her legs when she complained of bigamy, maintaining a harem of 20 concubines in Germany, building an extraordinary fleet 38 jets and helicopters for the exclusive use of Thais. royal family and expropriating the country’s $ 30 billion sovereign wealth fund for his personal use, making him the richest monarch in the world. The white poodle named Foo Foo, gave a comprehensive overview of the king’s unorthodox way of life. The video, which Thai authorities have never been able to completely suppress, shows his then-wife Princess Srirasmi wearing a thong and giving the dog a cake as courtiers crawl on the ground around them . Foo Foo was also the unwitting star of a 2007 reception hosted by US Ambassador Ralph “Skip” Boyce. “Foo Foo was … dressed in a formal evening outfit with paw mittens, and at one point during the band’s second act, he hopped onto the head table and started splashing down glasses. guest water, “Boyce wrote, according to Another memo written by US Ambassador to Thailand in 2009 Eric John, and posted in the Wikileaks cable dump, said:” Vajiralongkorn is believed to be suffering from a blood-related health problem (various sources claim he is either: HIV-positive; has hepatitis C; has a rare form of “blood cancer” or a combination that leads to regular blood transfusions) . Thai authorities have never commented on the allegations. eccentricities, the princess’s authoritarian insistence on ordering the closure of large areas of the sea so that she can have fun away from the prying eyes of commoners cannot help but mark a stark contrast to the devastation sweeping the land . Having successfully managed the first wave of the pandemic with relatively few cases, Thailand has been hit hard by a new wave of coronavirus: there were 2,048 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday and 8 deaths, local media reported . on vaccines, the government having awarded the contract for the national production of 61 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine to a royal company, Siam Bioscience, with the aim of strengthening the popularity of the royal family. The results have been predictable slowness in vaccine deployment. That did not stop Royalist Prime Minister and head of the 2014 Thai coup, General Prayut Chan-o-cha, from praising the palace and promoting royal propaganda on live television addresses. Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit defamed the monarchy after he said the government mismanaged the vaccination campaign and gave the king’s company an unfair advantage over a live Facebook broadcast. his house, and even his pets. Last year there was an atmosphere of open defiance and a series of student-led protests baffled the government. Opponents of the dominance and privilege of the Thai royal family were briefly encouraged as student rallies protesting against the establishment grew. However, leaders of the protests were subsequently arrested and jailed, including Parit “Penguin. Chiwarak. has been on a hunger strike for over 42 days. During her recent court appearances Chiwarak has been extremely weak and has used a wheelchair. When Princess Sirivannavari returns from her vacation, it is believed her attention will turn towards his horses as part of his ongoing campaign. to represent Thailand at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. Learn more about The Daily Beast. Receive our news in your inbox every day. Register now! Daily Beast Membership: Beast Inside delves deeper into the stories that matter to you. Learn more.

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