Four-star confinement. According to information from the German tabloid Bild, the king of Thailand Maha Vajiralongkorn, better known as Rama X, decided to self-confine in Germany. And for the occasion, the sovereign did not skimp on the means.
Indeed, he would have booked the entire Grand Hotel Sonnenbichl, located in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. With him would be confined a “harem” of 20 women as well as many servants. While all the hotels and other guesthouses of the ski resort were forced to close their doors in the face of the epidemic of Covid-19, only the Grand Hotel Sonnenbichl has obtained an exemption. The guests are considered “a single homogeneous group of people without any fluctuation,” reports The Independent.
However, according to the British daily, 119 members of the king’s entourage have been sent back to Thailand, suspected of having been infected with the coronavirus. Opposition steps up The luxury confinement of their sovereign goes badly in Thailand. Many of them have expressed their anger on social networks, despite the risk of sanctions they run.
Indeed, under the laws in force in the country, anyone who insults or criticizes the monarchy can be imprisoned for up to 15 years. Opponents of Rama X criticize him for letting the country deliver on its own in the face of the epidemic of Covid-19 which had already contaminated 1,245 people in Thailand, Saturday March 28. According to The Times, Maha Vajiralongkorn has not made a public appearance in her country of origin since February