Ex-Thai PM Prem Tinsulanonda named temporary Regent as throne remains vacant
Thailand’s throne remains vacant on Saturday as the country entered its first full day of an unprecedented year-long period of official mourning following the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
As a sombre nation continued to grieve for the world’s longest reigning monarch – who died aged 88 on Thursday following a long illness – more details have emerged about who, why and how the royal impasse caused by heir apparent Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn’s request to delay his ascent to the throne is being addressed to calm fears about uncertainty and the potential for instability.
Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn, 64, – whose colourful and controversial past mark him out as a completely different figure from his revered late father – has asked for his accession to be delayed so he has time “to mourn with the country’’… see more
You may be interested
Expats to be banned from working in Saudi shopping mallsNewsmaster - Apr 20, 2017
Foreigners will no longer be allowed to work in Saudi Arabia's numerous shopping malls, the labour ministry announced Thursday, in…
Tips for the Preparation of GMAT TestNewsmaster - Apr 20, 2017
GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) is computer adaptive test (CAT), which assesses certain educational, writing, verbal, reading, and analytical skills…
PML-N declares ‘victory’ for today’s Supreme court verdictabi - Apr 20, 2017
Neither a clean chit nor a disqualification: the drawn out Supreme Court (SC) case probing the Sharif family’s alleged corruption…