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The Bureau of the Royal Household has announced that the Grand Palace and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha will remain closed until 31 October 2016. The sites will reopen for visitors from 1 November 2016 onward. All visitors are requested to dress properly for temple entry. Muted colors are also highly recommended during the mourning period. (20/10/2016)
Thailand Post is preparing 9,999,999 stamps, featuring a portrait of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, for distribution to the public, as a way to pay tribute to the late king. People interested in collecting commemorative stamps may contact any post office branch or call 1545 for more information. (20/10/2016)
The Ministry of Science and Technology has developed a web-based signing system in five languages to accommodate foreigners wishing to express their grief over the passing of King Bhumibol Adulyadej. (20/10/2016)
The Government Savings Bank will sell commemorative banknotes honoring the late King Bhumibol Adulyadejs seventh-cycle birthday anniversary from 26 October 2016 at GSB headquarters and branches nationwide. A 100-baht banknote contained in a special envelope will be sold at the price of 200 baht. (20/10/2016)
The Government is inviting people to participate in a historic record by singing the Royal Anthem together on 22 October at 1 p.m. at Na Phralan Road near the Grand Palace and Sanam Luang. Participants are required to wear black and bring white candles for this event and attend a briefing at Sanam Luang ceremonial pavilion at 10 a.m. For further information, please call 089-949-5629. (20/10/2016)
Metropolitan Police Chief Pol. Lt. Gen. Sanit Mahataworn said reports of crimes have been significantly decreasing since 13 October 2016, as the public is in the mourning period for the passing of His Majesty the King. However, police have been fully deployed for the people's safety, particularly at Sanam Luang and nearby areas. (20/10/2016)
Thai Traffic Police disclosed that eight roads are now closed around the clock to facilitate the travel of the general public who will come to pay respects to the late HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej. These roads include Ratchadamnoen Nai (between Phan Phiphop Lila and Pom Phadet Datsakhon intersections), Sanam Chai Road (from Pom Phadet Datsakhon to Won Wian Rodo Junction), Na Phra Lan Road (from Pom Phadet Datsakhon Intersection to Tha Chang Pier), Na Phra That Road (from Wiset Chaisi Gate to Phra Chan Junction), Hap Phoei Road, Lak Muang Road, Kalayanamaitri-Chang Rongsi Road, and Soi Saranrom. Moreover, three routes are open for the one-way drive around the clock, including Phra Chan Road (from Na Phra That Junction to Phra Chan Pier), Maharat Road (from Phra Chan Junction to Thai Wang Junction), and Thai Wang Road (from Maharat Junction to Won Wian Rodo Junction). Both sides of the roads around the Grand Palace are banned for parking. (20/10/2016)
The Government Public Relations Department (PRD) has opened the Information Center for the Royal Funeral Ceremonies of the Late H.M. King Bhumibol Aduyadej to provide local and international media with information services on the royal funeral ceremonies and related issues. The center is located at the first floor of the PRD Auditorium on Soi Areesamphan, Phahonyothin Road, in Bangkok. It operates everyday between 08.30-20.00 hr. For more information, please call 0 2618 3600 (10 automatic lines), fax. 0 2618 2357, or email: prdcenter2016@gmail.com. Information in English can also be obtained at the website http://thailand.prd.go.th. (20/10/2016)
Two hotline numbers 1111, at Government House, and 1567, the Damrongdhama Center are now operating around the clock to distribute information on the royal funeral ceremonies for the late HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej and related issues. Meanwhile, 50 Bangkok district offices have decorated mourning altars where the public will be able to pay their last respects to the late His Majesty the King. (20/10/2016)
The Royal Thai Army has set up spots to facilitate people in front of the Reserve Officers Training Corps headquarters on Charoen Krung road and prepared for a massive gathering of mourners to the late His Majesty the King on 28 October 2016 with medical and health care units. (19/10/2016)
The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has provided 14 shuttle buses for the people to Sanam Luang. Nine pickup spots are provided at Santiporn garden (old premises of the Government Lottery Office) / Democracy monument (Satrivittaya school) / Panfa Lilat bridge / Sky High restaurant / City Shrine / Chao Chet garden / Sanam Luang ground / Volunteer Corps monument / and the Tourism Authority of Thailand office under Pinklao bridge. (19/10/2016)
The Ministry of Transport has increased free public transportation services and facilitated the public traveling to mourn the Late King Bhumibol Adulyadej around Sanam Luang area. The Ministry has also provided parking areas for personal cars, in accordance with the Command Center for Monitoring the Situation's assessment. The Bangkok Mass Transit Authority (BMTA) has also provided shuttle bus services for the public with 700 buses covering 32 different routes. (19/10/2016)
H.E.Peter Jakab,Ph.D., Ambassador of Hungary to Thailand, joined in a video tape recording related to the paying of a tribute to the late His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej in "Thailand Today" program at NBT World station. (19/10/2016)
The Bureau of the Royal Household has announced that during the 100 days of the Royal Funeral Rites, members of the general public are allowed to pay their respects and write messages of condolence on the passing of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, at the Grand Palace, every day at 08.30-16.00 hr, People may also pay their respects to His Majesty the King's royal remains at Dusit Maha Prasat Hall on 28 October 2016, 13.00-16.00 hr, and from 29 October onward, 09.00-16.00 hr. (19/10/2016)
Thai nationals and US citizens, along with the government leaders and officials in the United States are visiting the Thai embassy in Washington D.C., to sign messages of condolence for the passing of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The embassy has also hosted merit-making ceremonies at Thai temples in Washington. In addition, the embassy will open so that mourners can pay their respects and write messages of condolence until the end of October. (19/10/2016)
The government has asked the public to wait for an official announcement from the Bureau of the Royal Household about the royal permission to allow various sectors to host the chanting ceremony for the funeral of the His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, and not to believe rumors that the public are required to pay 20,000 baht per night to host the royal funeral chanting ceremony. (18/10/2016)
The government is asking the general public to use public transports to travel to the Grand Palace, and requests individuals offering free food and drinks not to park their cars for a prolonged period of time to reduce traffic congestion. (18/10/2016)
The Ministry of Culture is inviting the public to send photos and video clips, that record events related to His Majesty's passing, from 13 October 2016 onwards, in preparation to establish public archives and create a documentary about His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej. People can submit the images via Facebook: pic.culture2559, and Line: Pic.Culture, Participants should also provide information on the date, time, location, accreditation, and contact information. For more information, please call 0-2422-8729 or 1765. (18/10/2016)
The Royal Thai Embassy in Seoul, Republic of Korea, held a prayer event for the passing of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej. Many Thais who live in South Korea came to pay their respects to the King. In addition, the Embassy is allowing the public to pay their respects and write messages to mourn His Majesty's passing on 14-21 October 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (18/10/2016)
The National Disaster Warning Center (NDWC) has been transferred from the supervision of the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society to the supervision of the Ministry of Interior. NDWC is responsible for activating warnings and broadcasting the severity of a disaster and to facilitate evacuation and mitigating action, as well as to assure the efficient implementation of rescue and evacuation activities. For further information, please contact www.ndwc.go.th or hotline 152. (18/10/2016)

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