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Tens of thousands of well-wishers gather in front of Klai Kangwon Palace to await the royal motorcade. Photo by Tawatchai Khemkumnerd.

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The royal motorcade leaves Klai Kangwon Palace, heading to Rajpracha Samakhom Pavilion. Photo by Panumas Sanguanwong.

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A glimpse of the King as his car moves past well-wishers, heading to Rajpracha Samakhom Pavilion. Photo by Panumas Sanguanwong.

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A woman cannot hold back her tears on seeing His Majesty passing by. Photo by Panumas Sanguanwong.

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People in Hua Hin district, Prachuap Khiri Khan, cheer and wave flags as His Majesty delivers his birthday address to the kingdom. Photo by Tawatchai Khemkumnerd.

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Protesters at the Democracy Monument watch the King's speech on a giant screen on Ratchadamnoen Avenue. AP photo.

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An elderly man cries as he listens to the King's speech at the Democracy Monument. AP photo

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A woman in the crowd in Hua Hin concentrates on the King's speech. Photo by Tawatchai Khemkumnerd.

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Soldiers perform an oath-taking ceremony for His Majesty. Photo by Pattarachai Preechapanich.

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A navy ship fires a salute to celebrate His Majesty's birthday. Photo by Pattarachai Preechapanich.

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Well-wishers cheer and smile, holding placards showing the King's portrait. Photo by Pattarachai Preechapanich.

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All Thais set aside politics for the celebration of His Majesty the King's birthday on Thursday, Dec 5. The King granted a grand royal audience at Rajpracha Samakhom Pavilion in Klai Kangwon Palace in Hua Hin district of Prachuap Khiri Khan.

  • Published: 05 Dec 2013
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