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King's 70-year reign ( 26 photo)

The state, the public and the private sector are organising activities, from making merit to organising exhibitions, to mark the 70th anniversary of His Majesty the King's accession to the throne on June 9.

8 Jun 2016
About 400 soldiers in formation create the symbol of the royal emblem, the phrase

About 400 soldiers in formation create the symbol of the royal emblem, the phrase "Long Live the King" and the number "70" at the 1st Infantry Regiment, King's Own Guards, on Vibhavadi Rangsit Road in Bangkok. - Krit Phromsakla Na Sakolnakorn

About 400 soldiers in formation create the symbol of the royal emblem, the phrase

About 400 soldiers in formation create the symbol of the royal emblem, the phrase "Long Live the King" and the number "70" at the 1st Infantry Regiment, King's Own Guards, on Vibhavadi Rangsit Road in Bangkok. - Krit Phromsakla Na Sakolnakorn

About 400 soldiers in formation create the symbol of the royal emblem, the phrase

About 400 soldiers in formation create the symbol of the royal emblem, the phrase "Long Live the King" and the number "70" at the 1st Infantry Regiment, King's Own Guards, on Vibhavadi Rangsit Road in Bangkok. - Krit Phromsakla Na Sakolnakorn

A man drives a jeep with a portrait of His Majesty the King in the back seat around Sanam Luang, Bangkok. - Apichart Jinakul

A man drives a jeep with a portrait of His Majesty the King in the back seat around Sanam Luang, Bangkok. - Apichart Jinakul

Thousands of people attend a prayer session to wish His Majesty the King a speedy recovery from his illness, at Sanam Luang. - Apichart Jinakul

Thousands of people attend a prayer session to wish His Majesty the King a speedy recovery from his illness, at Sanam Luang. - Apichart Jinakul

At Bangkok Christian College, members of a Christian community attend a ceremony showing their respect for His Majesty the King. - Jiraporn Kuhakan

At Bangkok Christian College, members of a Christian community attend a ceremony showing their respect for His Majesty the King. - Jiraporn Kuhakan

Thais sign well-wishing books in front of the King's portrait at the Sahathai Samakom Pavilion inside the Grand Palace. - Patipat Janthong

Thais sign well-wishing books in front of the King's portrait at the Sahathai Samakom Pavilion inside the Grand Palace. - Patipat Janthong

One of the well-wishers at the Sahathai Samakom Pavilion sports a headband declaring

One of the well-wishers at the Sahathai Samakom Pavilion sports a headband declaring "Love the King". - Patipat Janthong

People, many wearing yellow, give offerings to Buddhist monks outside the Grand Palace in Bangkok during the celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of His Majesty the King's accession to the throne. - Pattarapong Chatpattarasill

People, many wearing yellow, give offerings to Buddhist monks outside the Grand Palace in Bangkok during the celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of His Majesty the King's accession to the throne. - Pattarapong Chatpattarasill

A large portrait of His Majesty the King with a

A large portrait of His Majesty the King with a "Long Live the King" message on Ratchadamnoen Avenue, Bangkok. - Apichart Jinakul

An ornamental peacock adorns elaborate decorations on Ratchadamnoen Avenue to commemorate the 70th anniversary of His Majesty the King's accession to the throne on June 9, and the seventh-cycle birthday anniversary of Her Majesty the Queen on Aug 12. - Apichart Jinakul

An ornamental peacock adorns elaborate decorations on Ratchadamnoen Avenue to commemorate the 70th anniversary of His Majesty the King's accession to the throne on June 9, and the seventh-cycle birthday anniversary of Her Majesty the Queen on Aug 12. - Apichart Jinakul

Decorations light up the night on Ratchadamnoen Avenue. - Wichan Charoenkiatpakul

Decorations light up the night on Ratchadamnoen Avenue. - Wichan Charoenkiatpakul

The 10th Siam Paragon Bangkok Orchid Paradise fair celebrates the 70th anniversary of His Majesty the King's accession to the throne. The event, at Siam Paragon from June 7 to 12, features more than 700,000 orchids. - Jiraporn Kuhakan

The 10th Siam Paragon Bangkok Orchid Paradise fair celebrates the 70th anniversary of His Majesty the King's accession to the throne. The event, at Siam Paragon from June 7 to 12, features more than 700,000 orchids. - Jiraporn Kuhakan

People take photos at the entrance of the 10th Siam Paragon Bangkok Orchid Paradise 2016. - Jiraporn Kuhakan

People take photos at the entrance of the 10th Siam Paragon Bangkok Orchid Paradise 2016. - Jiraporn Kuhakan

At the parliament, a photo exhibition shows historical photos of His Majesty the King. -  Chanat Katanyu

At the parliament, a photo exhibition shows historical photos of His Majesty the King. - Chanat Katanyu

At the parliament, a photo exhibition shows historical photos of His Majesty the King. -  Chanat Katanyu

At the parliament, a photo exhibition shows historical photos of His Majesty the King. - Chanat Katanyu

A statue of two white elephants adorned with the royal emblem, near the Grand Palace in Bangkok, celebrates the 70th anniversary of His Majesty the King's accession to the throne on June 9. - Krit Phromsakla Na Sakolnakorn

A statue of two white elephants adorned with the royal emblem, near the Grand Palace in Bangkok, celebrates the 70th anniversary of His Majesty the King's accession to the throne on June 9. - Krit Phromsakla Na Sakolnakorn

A statue of two white elephants adorned with the royal emblem, near the Grand Palace in Bangkok, celebrates the 70th anniversary of His Majesty the King's accession to the throne on June 9. - Krit Phromsakla Na Sakolnakorn

A statue of two white elephants adorned with the royal emblem, near the Grand Palace in Bangkok, celebrates the 70th anniversary of His Majesty the King's accession to the throne on June 9. - Krit Phromsakla Na Sakolnakorn

The Treasury Department issues a new commemorative 16,000-baht coin to mark the 70th anniversary of His Majesty the King's accession to the throne. - The Treasury Department

The Treasury Department issues a new commemorative 16,000-baht coin to mark the 70th anniversary of His Majesty the King's accession to the throne. - The Treasury Department

The Bank of Thailand shows a special edition of a commemorative 70-baht banknote celebrating the 70th anniversary of His Majesty the King's accession to the throne. The front of the banknote (left) shows a portrait of King Bhumibol Adulyadej wearing army decorations with the Royal House of Chakra gown, while the back of the note (right) shows a younger portrait of the King in full regalia holding the Sword of Victory while standing in front of the Phuttan Kanchanasinghat Throne inside the Paisan Taksin Hall. - Kitja Apichonrojarek

The Bank of Thailand shows a special edition of a commemorative 70-baht banknote celebrating the 70th anniversary of His Majesty the King's accession to the throne. The front of the banknote (left) shows a portrait of King Bhumibol Adulyadej wearing army decorations with the Royal House of Chakra gown, while the back of the note (right) shows a younger portrait of the King in full regalia holding the Sword of Victory while standing in front of the Phuttan Kanchanasinghat Throne inside the Paisan Taksin Hall. - Kitja Apichonrojarek

Eighty-nine men underwent ordination at Rama IX Golden Jubilee Temple in Bangkok's Huay Kwang district. The government holds religious ceremonies to ordain a total of 770 people nationwide to commemorate the 70th anniversary of His Majesty the King's accession to the throne. - Patipat Janthong

Eighty-nine men underwent ordination at Rama IX Golden Jubilee Temple in Bangkok's Huay Kwang district. The government holds religious ceremonies to ordain a total of 770 people nationwide to commemorate the 70th anniversary of His Majesty the King's accession to the throne. - Patipat Janthong

People look through yellow shirts on sale at Wang Lang Market near Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok. A team of doctors at Siriraj Hospital have treated the monarch's narrowed coronary arteries, and the outcome is satisfactory, according to the 27th statement issued by the Royal Household Bureau on Tuesday. - Seksan Rojjanametakun

People look through yellow shirts on sale at Wang Lang Market near Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok. A team of doctors at Siriraj Hospital have treated the monarch's narrowed coronary arteries, and the outcome is satisfactory, according to the 27th statement issued by the Royal Household Bureau on Tuesday. - Seksan Rojjanametakun

The Ministry of Culture brings together seven people who have been seen in photos with His Majesty the King from different areas of the country many years ago. - Patipat Janthong

The Ministry of Culture brings together seven people who have been seen in photos with His Majesty the King from different areas of the country many years ago. - Patipat Janthong

People plant vetiver grass in Ratchaburi. His Majesty the King has promoted the use of vetiver grass to prevent surface water run-off and reduce evaporation. - Chanat Katanyu

People plant vetiver grass in Ratchaburi. His Majesty the King has promoted the use of vetiver grass to prevent surface water run-off and reduce evaporation. - Chanat Katanyu

The Ruen Yod Barom Mungkalanusaranee pavilion glows as it is lit up against the evening sky close to the Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall. The pavilion was built to honour important events associated with the royal family. - Wichan Charoenkiatpakul

The Ruen Yod Barom Mungkalanusaranee pavilion glows as it is lit up against the evening sky close to the Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall. The pavilion was built to honour important events associated with the royal family. - Wichan Charoenkiatpakul

The Ruen Yod Barom Mungkalanusaranee pavilion glows as it is lit up against the evening sky close to the Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall. The pavilion was built to honour important events associated with the royal family. - Wichan Charoenkiatpakul

The Ruen Yod Barom Mungkalanusaranee pavilion glows as it is lit up against the evening sky close to the Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall. The pavilion was built to honour important events associated with the royal family. - Wichan Charoenkiatpakul