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Bhumibol Adulyadej

Thais bid final goodbye to beloved King Bhumibol

BANGKOK: Brahmin priests, drummers and soldiers in ceremonial uniforms led a solemn but colour-splashed procession through Bangkok's historic heart Thursday as Thailand bade farewell to King Bhumibol Adulyadej whose death left the nation…

Black is back as Thais mourn revered king

BANGKOK: On his birthday Thais wore yellow, when he got sick they put on pink, and now that King Bhumibol Adulyadej has passed Bangkok's streets have turned monochrome in a extraordinary display of collective grief. The venerated monarch…

Ailing Thai king’s health ‘not stable’

BANGKOK: Doctors treating Thailand's hospital-bound King Bhumibol Adulyadej placed the ailing monarch on a ventilator this week, the palace said Sunday, adding that the 88-year-old's health was "not stable". Bhumibol is the world's…