Post Profile






Thailand's King Bhumibol, world's longest reigning monarch, dies at 88

BANGKOK, Oct 13 (Reuters) - King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died peacefully on Thursday, was the world's longest-reigning monarch, credited with restoring the influence of Thailand's royalty during 70 years on the throne and earning the devotion of many of his subjects. For the majority of the country's 68 million people, the king was a pillar of stability in rapidly changing times - Thailand embraced industrialisation during his reign but also saw its parliamentary democracy punctuated by 10 military coups, the most recent in May 2014.
read more

share

Related Posts


Thailand's king recovering after respiratory infection: palace

News : Reuters: World News

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's 88-year-old King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest reigning monarch, is recovering after a respiratory infection, the palace said in a statement Sunday.

Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej dies at age 88

News : The Rundown News Blog

Thailand's long-time monarch, King Bhumibol Adulyadej, died Thursday at age 88 after enduring a long battle with failing health, the Associated Press reported. Continue reading ? The post Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej dies at a...

Concerned about king's health, Thais flock to Bangkok hospital

News : Reuters: World News

BANGKOK (Reuters) - About 300 people gathered at a Bangkok hospital on Thursday where Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest reigning monarch, is in an unstable condition as the government urged jittery stock market...

Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej, World's Longest-Reigning Monarch, Dies Aged 88

News : Newsweek: US

Thailand’s King Bhumibol, the world’s longest-reigning monarch, has died aged 88, the country’s Royal Palace confirmed on Thursday. It said that Bhumibol, who served as the Asian country’s king for 70 years, died peacefully at Bangk...

Thailand to tackle 'false' foreign media reports after king's death

News : Reuters: World News

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand said on Thursday it would inform the world about the royal succession following the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej after "false" foreign media coverage created misunderstanding and hurt the feelings of...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC