How diferent the Thai kings cermony vs King Norodom

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How diferent the Thai kings cermony vs King Norodom

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I attended as a member of the press for the Cambodian king Norodom Sihanouk's ceremony in Feb 2013 and was given access just about everywhere over a 3 day period
http://phuket.zenfolio.com/p992881314

How different to what the Thai's and tourist will have access to, or even be able to view
The government has prohibited reporters’ live coverage of the royal cremation of King Rama IX on social media. .....However, people are allowed to cover the ceremony live and take pictures but he warned mobile phone signals would be disconnected at some locations.
.....According to him, the vicinity of Sanam Luang covers an area of about 150,000 square metres and can accommodate 250,000-300,000 people.

Only 40,000 people would see royal processions in the ceremony. They must come to wait for the royal processions at 5am on Oct 25 and remain there until Oct 26, the cremation day.
The government arranged for facilities for them including toilets in government offices and mobile toilets. Lt Gen Sansern advised the people who would be there to bring their food, water and medicines.
https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/genera ... ers-banned
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