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Coronation of Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn to be held May 4-6

BANGKOK: An elaborate three-day coronation ceremony for Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn will be held May 4 to 6, the palace announced Tuesday, nearly two and half years after the death of his revered father Bhumibol Adulyadej. Vajiralongkorn, formally known as Rama X of the Chakri dynasty, ascended the throne following his father's death in October 2016, which ended a tumultuous seven-decade reign over the Southeast Asian kingdom. He has since dramatically reorganized palace affairs, bolstering his own security…