King Bhu­mi­bol cre­ated Thai­land’s mod­ern univer­sity sys­tem and per­son­ally be­stowed the de­grees on ev­ery sin­gle grad­u­ate; many vis­i­tors to the Grand Palace brought with them trea­sured pho­to­graphs of re­ceiv­ing their diplo­mas from the King’s hand.

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Bangkok: Fri­day, October 13, will mark the one-year an­niver­sary of the pass­ing of Bhu­mi­bol Adulyadej, Rama IX of the

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