Friday, 20 September 2019

Thailand’s new queen

Thailand has a new queen just in time for the coronation of King Maha Vajiralongkorn in elaborate Buddhist and Brahmin ceremonies this weekend in Bangkok. – EPA

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Suthida, 40, has been rumoured to be romantically linked with Vajiralongkorn for at least three years, but their relationship was not previously made public.

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Suthida, who is Vajiralongkorn’s fourth wife, is said to have previously worked as a flight attendant for Thai Airways International. The pair apparently met on a flight and Suthida joined the palace guard in 2013. – AAP

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She became commander of the king’s security unit, and the king made her a full general in December 2016. The new queen also has several top royal decorations, including being known as a Thanpuying, a royal title meaning Lady. – REUTERS

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