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Thailand's crown prince Maha Vajiralongkorn becomes country's new king

DNA Thursday, 1 December 2016
Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn, 64, became Thailand's new king on Thursday after he accepted an invitation from parliament to succeed his father, King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died in October.

King Bhumibol, 88, was widely loved and regarded as a pillar of stability during decades of political turbulence and rapid development...
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Thai Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn has become the country's new king, succeeding his much-revered late father King Bhumibol Adulyadej. Yiming Woo reports.

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