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Thai king makes first trip outside of Bangkok in years

Thai king makes first trip outside of Bangkok in years


King Bhumibol Adulyadej (Photo from www.thailandtourismguide.com)

By Thanyarat Doksone
The Associated Press

BANGKOK (AP) — Thousands upon thousands of devoted Thais feted their 84-year-old monarch Friday on his first trip outside the capital in almost three years, a period marked by his ailing health and national political turmoil.

The elaborate tribute to King Bhumibol Adulyadej in the old capital of Ayutthaya was a celebration of values and unity overshadowed in recent years by the turmoil. Read the full story

Posted in Vol 31 No 23 | 6/2-6/8, World NewsComments (1)

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