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Tengku Abdullah Appointed Regent of Pahang

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KUANTAN: Tengku Mahkota of Pahang, Tengku Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah (pix), has been appointed the Regent of Pahang, according to Pahang State Secretary Datuk Seri Muhammad Safian Ismail. The appointment was made with the consent of the Sultan of Pahang, Sultan Ahmad Shah, he said in an official government notification dated Dec 28, 2016. Muhammad…

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Thailand’s Parliament To Invite Prince To Become New King

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BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand’s parliament is expected to invite Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn to become the new king on Tuesday, lawmakers said, more than one month after the death of his father, revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej. King Bhumibol, who was the longest-serving head of state in the world when he died at the age of…

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King And Queen Attend Parade Of Thanks For 14th Yang di-Pertuan Agong

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KUALA LUMPUR: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah and the Raja Permaisuri Agong Tuanku Hajah Haminah Wednesday attended the parade of thanks to His Majesty the 14th Yang di-Pertuan Agong at the Army Square in the Sungai Besi Camp here. The ceremony was held to symbolise the Malaysian Armed Forces’ (ATM) appreciation…

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Thai Junta Says Google Removing Content With Royal Insults

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BANGKOK: Thailand’s government met with representatives from Internet giant Google, amid growing calls from Thai hardline royalists to bring those who insult the monarchy to justice, as many Thais look with uncertainty to a future without their revered king. King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s death on Oct 13 has thrown the country of 67 million into mourning.…

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Saudi Prince Executed For Murder

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RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Tuesday executed a member of the royal family for murder, in a rare case involving one of the thousands of members of the House of Saud. Prince Turki bin Saud al-Kabir was put to death in the capital Riyadh for shooting dead Adel al-Mahemid, a Saudi, during a brawl, the interior…

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As Thais Mourn, Tourists Cautioned Against Behaving Badly

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BANGKOK (Reuters) – Embassies in Thailand have advised tourists to respect the feelings of the Thai people following the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, a man seen as a father-figure in the country. King Bhumibol, who was the world’s longest-reigning monarch, died on Thursday aged 88, sparking an outpouring of grief. The government has declared…

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Condolences Pour In Over Passing Of Pahang Sultan’s Sister

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PETALING JAYA: Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammu­ddin Hussein was among several leaders who had taken to social media to express his condolences over the passing of Tengku Faridah Almarhum Sultan Abu Bakar, the sister of Pahang Sultan Ahmad Shah. Tengku Faridah passed away at the Gleneagles Hospital in Jalan Ampang at 10.05am on Wednesday due…

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Elderly Japanese Emperor To Address Public After Abdication Reports

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Emperor Akihito will make a rare video address to the nation on Monday in which the 82-year-old monarch is expected to outline his concerns that he cannot do his job fully but avoid saying outright that he wants to abdicate. Public broadcaster NHK reported last month that Akihito, who has had…

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Akihito: The Emperor With The Common Touch

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TOKYO: Japanese Emperor Akihito has, for decades, been rewriting the rules to an antiquated imperial institution. He is the first monarch in a long bloodline extending 2,500 years to marry a commoner – Empress Michiko is daughter to a flour-miller – whom he met on a tennis court. He is one of the world’s top…

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Japan Palace Denies Emperor’s Wish To Abdicate

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TOKYO(AFP) – Japan’s Emperor Akihito has no plans to step down, the imperial household has insisted, denying reports the 82-year-old wants to abdicate, in what would be an extraordinary move for a more-than 2,600-year-old royal line. The country’s establishment was been thrown into tumult after respected public broadcaster NHK — citing palace sources — said…

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A Sweet Treat To Bake For The Royal Family

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JOHOR BARU: Chef Ryan Loh Chu Seng’s passion for making elaborately-crafted cakes has earned him a royal following. Loh (pic) first got the chance to bake for the Johor royal family three years ago when a customer approached the bakery where he works for a birthday cake as a gift for Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim…

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S’gor Princess Feeds The Needy

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PETALING JAYA: Leftovers from Ramadan buffets usually fill the garbage cans, but one Malaysian royal wants the excess food to fill the bellies of the homeless and urban poor instead. This Ramadan, Selangor princess Tengku Zatashah Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah has launched her very own #zerofoodwastage campaign to prevent hotels from wasting leftovers. “I decided…

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Royal Revolution As Indonesian Sultan Taps Female Heir

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YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia (AFP) – Courtiers in elaborate outfits danced to the gentle tinkling of Javanese music as the Sultan of Yogyakarta looked on, a scene that has played out in much the same way for centuries in the tiny Indonesian kingdom. But the recent ceremony to mark the 70th birthday of Hamengku Buwono X, Indonesia’s…

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Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th Birthday Marks 64 Years Of A Remarkable Reign

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HER Majesty Queen Elizabeth II turns 90 today. As we celebrate her longevity, it is hard not to acknow­ledge her remarkable reign of 64 years and counting, making her the longest reigning British monarch ever. Since ascending to the throne in 1952, she has known 12 British prime ministers, from Sir Winston Churchill to David…

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Wee Are Not Amused: $40k Toilet For Thai Princess Unflushed

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A luxury commode custom-built for a Thai princess’s visit to Cambodia was left unused despite its hefty $40,000 price tag, local officials said Tuesday, in a poor country where the majority of rural dwellers do not have access to a toilet. The convenience was built for a visit on Monday by Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn…

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King Jigme of Bhutan Releases First Official Photo of Newborn Prince

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King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk and his wife Queen Jetsun Pema of Bhutan released the first picture of their baby boy Tuesday. The little prince was born on Friday. The first official picture of the baby prince was released by the Lingkana Palace in Thimphu. The picture shows the baby on the lap of his…

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Curious? Here’s How England’s Prince George Doing At Preschool

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He’s heir to the throne of the United Kingdom, but at school, he’s just one of the kids. Prince George, who is kicking off his sixth week of preschool at Westacre Montessori in Norfolk, near his family’s country home, leaves his title at the classroom door when he hangs up his coat each day. The…

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So Adorable! Prince George Starts First Day In Nursery

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Prince George has had his first day at nursery, with his proud mother Kate taking his photograph as she and Prince William dropped him off. The two pictures, released by royal officials, show the two-year-old prince in a navy blue quilted coat and with a sky blue rucksack on his back arriving at Westacre Montessori…

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Former Perak Heir To The Throne Wants His Title Back

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KUALA LUMPUR: Raja Datuk Seri Izuddin Iskandar Shah is applying for a judicial review proceeding over the refusal of the Attorney-General to give him a consent to institute action against the Perak Sultan in the Special Court. Raja Izuddin, 62, who is the son of the late Sultan Idris A’Fiffullah Shah, wants his title of…

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Johor Prince Warded For Back Pain

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PETALING JAYA: Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar urged people to stop spreading rumours about Tunku Laksamana Johor being critically ill. In his official Facebook account on Monday, the Johor Sultan said Tunku Abdul Jalil (pic) was admitted at the Royal Ward at Sultanah Aminah Hospital on Sunday after he complained of back pain. “He is still…

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Malay Rulers Demands Prompt Resolution On 1MDB Issue

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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malay Rulers want the government to complete the investigation related to 1Malaysia Development Berhad as soon as possible and take “the appropriate stern action” against all found to be implicated. In a statement, their royal highnesses stressed that all concerned should extend “real and sincere” cooperation for the investigation to achieve its…

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Thai Crown Princess Visits Melaka

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MELAKA: Thailand’s Crown Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn today went on a half-day tour to Melaka. Her arrival with 100 delegates including students and lecturers from Thailand was welcomed by the state secretary Datuk Naim Abu Bakar at the Melaka International Airport (LTAM) Batu Berendam, here. The delegation visited Stadthuys Building accompanied by Historic Study and…

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Johor Princess Shuts Down Her Instagram Over Rude Comments

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JOHOR BARU: Johor princess and style maven Tunku Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah has deleted her public Instagram account after she received online criticisms for not covering her head. Speaking to reporters for the first time since her brother came to her defence, Tunku Aminah said she did not want people who did not know her to…

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Raja Puan Muda Of Kedah Passes Away At 86

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ALOR STAR: ‎The Raja Puan Muda of Kedah, Tunku Raudzah Sultan Hisamuddin Alam Shah‎, passed away this morning at the Sultanah Bahiyah Hospital at 10.15am. She was 86. Kedah Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir, in an official announcement this afternoon, said the body of Tunku Raudzah will lie in state at the Dewan Penghadapan,…

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Happy Birthday!: England’s Prince George Turns Two

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LONDON, July 22, 2015 (AFP) – Britain’s Prince George celebrates his second birthday Wednesday, when the royals are planning a small family gathering for the future king with his baby sister Charlotte as he embarks on the so-called “terrible twos”. George, Charlotte and their parents Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess…

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Britain’s Princess Charlotte Christened In Intimate Ceremony

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London (AFP) – Britain’s Princess Charlotte was christened in an intimate ceremony on Sunday, in the royal baby’s second public appearance since her birth nine weeks ago to proud parents Prince William and Kate. Just 21 guests attended the low-key baptism held inside the 16th century Church of St Mary Magdalene on the country estate…

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Man Freed Of Charge Of Impersonating Kedah Royalty Member

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GEORGE TOWN: A man who was charged with impersonating a Kedah royalty member was acquitted and discharged by a magistrate’s court here without his defence being called. Magistrate Sri Pracha Nanthini Balabedha ruled that the prosecution failed to prove a prima facie case against Roshidi Fadzil, 49, adding that it could not prove that Roshidi…

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Kensington Palace Releases Prince George And Princess Charlotte’s Adorable Photos

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Move over, Kardashian-Jenners; there’s a new good-looking siblings in town: England’s Prince George and Princess Charlotte! The future monarchs and toddlers looked ever-so-sweet in a series of official photos taken by none other than their mum, Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton. The adorable set of photos were captured at Anmer Hall, the country home in…

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Welcome To The World,Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana!

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The new princess and fourth to the British throne sure knows how to make an entrance; after arriving five days later than her actual due date to a throng of the international press, the little monarch had her royal subjects waiting eagerly for the announcement of her name. Well, the wait is finally over: behold:…

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Prince Harry Reports For Duty Next Week In Australia

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CANBERRA, (Australia): Prince Harry arrives in Australia’s national capital next week to begin a four-week secondment to the Australian army before the British royal ends his decade-long military career. The fourth in line to the British throne will lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Canberra on Monday in his first…

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