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 been seen ...

Imminent birth puts spotlight on monarch

/ Jul 14, 2013

Imminent birth puts spotlight on monarch

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Aging monarchs in the Netherlands and Belgium stepped down this year to make room for the next generation of Europe's crowned heads. But in Britain, the impending birth of a royal baby will have heirs stacking up like planes at London's super-clogged Heathrow Airport. So ...