Why is he in Germany?

29 05 2020

News from the BBC:

Why has Thai king been staying in Germany during lockdown, MPs ask

German politicians have asked the country’s foreign ministry to explain why the king of Thailand has spent several weeks in a luxury Bavarian hotel during the coronavirus lockdown.

King … Vajiralongkorn has been staying in the Grand Hotel Sonnenbichl in Garmisch Partenkirchen, a town close to the German-Austrian border.

Margarete Bause, a Green party member of parliament, said a ban on tourism should have prevented the king from staying there.

The hotel – which boasts of panoramic views of the Alps – is “currently unavailable” for bookings, according to its website.

King … Vajiralongkorn is a frequent visitor to Germany. He has made no comment.

Note: The link supplied above is likely to change as the BBC moves the story from its News web front page.


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