By Denis D. Gray Associated Press BANGKOK (AP) — When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil and violence in Thailand, even some democracy advocates welcomed the junta’s promise to restore stability and return “happiness to the people.” But 15 months later, a deadly bomb that ripped through a venerated shrine in […]
BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s 87-year-old king, the world’s longest-reigning monarch, left a Bangkok hospital he checked into last year and returned Sunday to his seaside palace south of the capital. King Bhumibol Adulyadej had been in a Bangkok hospital since last October, when he had his gallbladder removed. As the king left Siriraj Hospital with […]
BANGKOK (AP) — The wife of Thailand’s crown prince has relinquished her royal title, culminating a downfall that means she is no longer in line to become the Southeast Asian country’s next queen.