Thailand has sought to dispel any concern about a royal succession after Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn said he would delay his ascension to the throne while he mourns his father, and the government stressed on Sunday it was working as normal.
King Bhumibol Adulyadej died on Thursday after seven decades on the throne. He was 88.
The prospect of complications in the succession in the politically divided country could alarm financial markets, but the military government has been quick to quash any such speculation.
Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn’s lavish European lifestyle and tastes for airplanes, fast cars, women and the high life have caused anxiety.
Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn, son of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, and his now ex-wife, Princess Srirasmi, have ended their 13-year marriage, the palace says.
Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn will succeed his father, Thailand's junta chief said Thursday, following the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej after a long battle with ill health. "The government will proceed with the succession. Th...
According to newly leaked document, Thailand’s military government has some serious concerns about comedian John Oliver. After Oliver’s Last Week Tonight spent some time making fun of Thailand’s Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn duri...