Remembering Thailand's King Chulalongkorn

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Children in colourful uniforms gathering at the Royal Plaza in Bangkok on Tuesday for a ceremony to mark the anniversary of the death of King Chulalongkorn. Oct 23 is a public holiday in Thailand, a day when the nation remembers and honours the achievements of King Chulalongkorn, who died on Oct 23, 1910. 

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 25, 2018, with the headline 'Remembering Thailand's King Chulalongkorn'. Print Edition | Subscribe