Cremation of King Bhumibol Adulyadej

The Official Cremation Ceremonies of King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand, one of the longest reigning monarchs in the world who had ruled for over 70 years when he died last October, are being celebrated all around Thailand from October 25th to 29th, with the main ceremony in Bangkok on the 26th, which was attended by Foreign Royals and Heads of State. Continue reading

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King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand

King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand, one of the longest-reigning monarchs in history, died on October 13th in Bangkok. The beloved monarch, regarded as semi-divine by the Thai people, reigned during a period of great change for Thailand. However, after his death, the future of the monarchy is uncertain in Thailand, as Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn has unexpectedly said he was not ready to take the throne, and asked for some time to mourn with the Thai people before his appointment as King. Continue reading