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Late Thai king's confidant confirmed as temporary regent

A 96-year-old confidant of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej has been formally confirmed as the regent to manage the throne in the place of the crown prince and heir apparent, but it isn't clear how long the caretaker arrangement will last. In a speech late Saturday, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha...
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