Published: Oct 31, 2017
7am: Tears are bound to flow, but the first ones I see belong to someone who had always looked immaculate and composed, even in front of the most inquisitive foreign reporters. Former prime minister Anand Panyarachun tries hard to retain his typical calm during the Thai PBS interview but at times he can’t hold it, and his unusual display of emotion goes viral on the social media.
Published: Oct 30, 2017
THE BAN on political activities that the junta has used to control the behaviour of politicians, academics and activists remains in place although the late King’s mourning period has ended and the organic law governing political parties has been promulgated.
Published: Oct 29, 2017
Since dawn on Sunday, mourners seated along the road in front of Bangkok’s Wat Bowonniwet Vihara are trying to get a close view of the final procession in the Royal Cremation Ceremony for HM the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.