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Old 10-16-2016, 03:29 AM
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Thai king death: Thousands queue to pay respects at palace - BBC News

Thailand running out of dark clothing as 30 day period of mourning for King Bhumibol begins | Daily Mail Online

http://m.bangkokpost.com/photo/photo...g-of-a-monarch

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"To the Incomparable, Visionary and Most Precious Jewel King, the King of Thailand, who attained Parinirvana, I would like to offer my deepest respect, and my heartfelt prayers. May Your Majesty always be born as Dharma Raja, to the benefit of all sentient beings."


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Old 10-16-2016, 07:17 AM
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Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn wishes to mourn for one year and be Crowned after that period as was announced today.
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Old 10-17-2016, 05:23 AM
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Grief after Thai king's death spills into anger | Daily Mail Online

Black is back as Thais mourn revered king | Daily Mail Online
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Old 10-17-2016, 02:54 PM
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the Crown prince and the princess Oct 14 ceremony
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Old 10-17-2016, 04:22 PM
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Will the CP in that year of mourning act as Regent? When the Queen of Denmark or the King of Norway leave the country the respective CPs act as Regents even if the monarchs are just 1 or 2 days absent, or if they are unable to perform as Regents others will be named to do the job. But it is unthinkable in european monarchies that no one is in charge! Aren´t the Thai people afraid that the country without any "captain on deck" is in danger to become instable or the monarchy will be weakened?
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Old 10-17-2016, 04:36 PM
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Will the CP in that year of mourning act as Regent? When the Queen of Denmark or the King of Norway leave the country the respective CPs act as Regents even if the monarchs are just 1 or 2 days absent, or if they are unable to perform as Regents others will be named to do the job. But it is unthinkable in european monarchies that no one is in charge! Aren´t the Thai people afraid that the country without any "captain on deck" is in danger to become instable or the monarchy will be weakened?
It is my understanding that the President of the Privy Counsel is acting as regent at this time. There's more information and discussion here:

Succession to the Thai Throne
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Old 10-18-2016, 04:48 AM
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Australian Parliament pays tribute to His Majesty the late King :

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Old 10-18-2016, 10:08 AM
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It is my understanding that the President of the Privy Counsel is acting as regent at this time. There's more information and discussion here:

Succession to the Thai Throne
As was already posted here before.Mr.Prem,Chair of the Privy Council,is appointed as Regent for one year.
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Old 10-18-2016, 10:33 AM
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The Nation : Royal crematorium planned

In this article, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu informed that there will be "foreign guests" at the royal cremation ceremony.
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Old 10-18-2016, 11:39 AM
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Cambodian King and Queen Mother offer condolence
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http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-37691330


http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/gene...remation-coins


Brunei Prince pays tribute to late Thai King
https://t.co/DPQxLztUIo

Memories along the royal path
https://t.co/SDhZGHcfK5

His Majesty through foreign eyes
https://t.co/4Ei7Q5VciM

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Old 10-21-2016, 02:08 AM
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https://www.theguardian.com/world/20...-death-of-king

Leicester and club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha pay tribute to Thailand's late King | Daily Mail Online


Asian heads among many foreign dignitaries arriving in capital to honor monarch.

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Old 10-21-2016, 10:12 AM
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List of foreign heads of state and leaders visited the Grand Palace so far :

October 16 : Their Majesties the King and Queen of Bhutan



October 18 : HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Prime Minister of Bahrain



October 21 : Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore and Madam Ho Ching

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Foreign heads of state and leaders to visit the Grand Palace in the coming week announced by Ministry of Foreign Affairs

October 22 :
Najib Razak, Prime Minister of Malaysia
Hun Sen, Prime Minister of Cambodia

October 24 :
Thongloun Sisoulith, Prime Minister of Laos

October 28 :
Their Majesties King Abdul Halim and Queen Sultanah Haminah Hamidun of Malaysia
Their Majesties Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah and Queen Saleha of Brunei
Joko Widodo, President of Indonesia

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Old 10-21-2016, 08:07 PM
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A gallery with some striking images in black and white from the first week of mourning His Majesty's passing:

http://prestigeonline.com/th/People/...ek-of-Mourning

And here's a movie clip/slideshow with images throughout the life of the late King (he also composed the music):

http://prestigeonline.com/th/People/...ibol-Adulyadej


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Old 10-21-2016, 08:13 PM
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Thank you for those galleries of pictures. I find it so touching that even the news feeds and websites honor his late Majesty by presenting whatever they have to present in black and white as a sign of mourning.
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Old 10-21-2016, 08:33 PM
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What's really interesting to see is that all the local magazines are dropping their title mastheads on covers to below images of the King -- the highest possible form of respect (as can be seen in this example):

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Old 10-21-2016, 08:39 PM
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That really is amazing. I think it would be wonderful if the rest of the world looking on, especially in the West, could learn from these examples of showing deep respect, admiration and even love for their people.
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Old 10-21-2016, 08:50 PM
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Death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej: October 13, 2016

I totally agree, Osipi. But this kind of respect must be earned, and not prescribed.

Today is a very important day here. With it being a long weekend, hundreds of thousands of mourners are expected at Sanam Luang, the public grounds at the Grand Palace. There will be a mass singing of the King's Anthem this afternoon, with a documentary being made of it by a famous Thai director/producer, who himself is from a Royal blood line (Prince Chatrichalerm Yukol). It should be spectacular and very moving. Fortunately I understand/speak Thai, so I look forward to following the proceedings on television.


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Old 10-22-2016, 05:32 AM
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People gathered at the Royal Ground to sing Sansoen Phra Barami or the royal anthem to His Majesty the late King Bhumibol :


Aerial photographs from Thai Rath :
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Drone footage by Thai PBS : https://www.facebook.com/ThaiPBSFan/...7715143930085/

Photo gallery from Matichon Online : http://www.matichon.co.th/news/331541
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Old 10-23-2016, 01:32 AM
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Mass singing of the royal anthem at night :



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