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


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 ...