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Thailand. Bangkok. The family Saengurai sits at the table in her rented house. The family is afraid of losing their home because of a development master plan of the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA). The family of chinese origin has been living in Tha Tian in a shophouse for generations. Food on table and television.  A picture of King Bhumibol is taped on the wall. Bhumibol Adulyadej (born 5 December 1927), is the current King and Head of the State of Thailand. Publicly acclaimed "the Great" he is also known as Rama IX. Having reigned since 9 June 1946, he is the world's longest-serving current head of state and the longest-serving monarch in Thai history. Tha Tian is a community located in the downtown area and in the center of the urban historic district, called Koh Rattanakosin. 02.04.09 © 2009 Didier Ruef