Oct 17, 2016

Thai king's death reportedly won't delay election

The death of Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej will not affect plans to hold a general election in 2017, media reported Monday, dismissing speculation that the military government would delay the poll as the country enters a year of mourning. Thais continued to flock from ...

Japanese firms carefully assess impact of Thai king's death

Oct 14, 2016

Japanese firms carefully assess impact of Thai king's death

Japanese companies operating in Thailand are carefully assessing the impact on business in the Southeast Asian country following the death of Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Thursday at age 88. Economic activity in Thailand is expected to slow as mourning for the passing of ...

Oct 10, 2016

Thai king, 88, on ventilator, health 'not stable'

Doctors treating Thailand’s hospital-bound King Bhumibol Adulyadej placed the ailing monarch on a ventilator this week, the palace said Sunday, adding that the 88-year-old’s health was “not stable. Bhumibol is the world’s longest-reigning monarch and beloved by many in Thailand. But he has not ...