01-12-16: A new King for Thailand

By Anya Palm

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn has agreed to lead the Thai people as their new King, following the long and prosperous reign of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Thai Deputy Prime Minister General Prawit Wongsuwon has revealed.

Thais and followers alike are currently waiting for the official announcement from the National Legislative Assembly to commence the celebrations.