One year after King's death, Thais prepare for final goodbye
Monks led sombre ceremonies across Thailand Friday to mark one year since the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, as the grieving nation prepares to bid a final farewell to the beloved monarch in a spectacular cremation ceremony this month.
Thailand expects 250,000 to attend late king's cremation
A quarter of a million people are expected to descend on the Thai capital for an elaborate cremation ceremony planned for the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej next month, a junta leader said Friday.
Mass display of grief on late Thai king's birthday
Thousands of Thais gathered on a Bangkok bridge named after the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej on what would have been his birthday Monday, the latest organised mass display of grief in a divided nation adjusting to life without him.
Thailand’s new king makes first public appearance
King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun, 64, took part in a merit-making ceremony at Bangkok’s Grand Palace to mark 50 days since his father’s death plunged the country into grief.
Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn to succeed Thai King
Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn will succeed his father, Thailand's junta chief said Thursday, following the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej after a long battle with ill health.
Thailand's beloved king, unifying figure, dies at 88
Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest-serving monarch, has died at the age of 88, the palace announced Thursday, leaving a divided nation bereft of a rare figure of unity.