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 […]
Thailand’s 87-year-old king makes rare trip outside hospital
BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s 87-year-old king on Monday made a rare visit outside the hospital to observe development projects at his palace in Bangkok. King Bhumibol Adulyadej took a one-hour trip from the riverside hospital where he has spent most of his time in recent years to see a rice mill and a solar energy […]
American questioned for shipping human body parts
By Thanyarat Doksone Associated Press BANGKOK (AP) — A parcel delivery company in Bangkok put three packages bound for the United States through a routine X-ray and made a startling discovery: preserved human parts, including an infant’s head, a baby’s foot and an adult heart.
Thai king makes first trip outside of Bangkok in years
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 […]