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21Oct/17

Thailand rehearses lavish $90 million funeral for late king

BANGKOK, THAILAND (OCTOBER 21, 2017) (REUTERS) – Drums and a band played as officials in black tops and ancient costumes rehearsed on Saturday (October 21) for the funeral procession of Thailand’s late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, whose cremation next week is expected to be attended by a quarter of a million mourners. Continue reading

09Aug/16

File of key events since Thai coup as referendum approaches

This edit chronicles key events before and after the May 22, 2014 coup in Thailand ahead of a referendum on whether to accept a military-backed constitution.

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