13 Oct '17, 2am

an article just in case if anyone wonder about what the condolence is for

BANGKOK — Thais marked one year since the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej with formal ceremonies and acts of personal devotion on Friday (Oct 13) before an elaborate five-day funeral later this month. Official commemorations of King Bhumibol were organised at Bangkok’s Siriraj Hospital, where he died, and at Government House and the ornate royal palace. But many ordinary people showed their respects on the streets, at neighbourhood markets and temples, kneeling before orange-robed monks to perform a Buddhist merit-making ritual. “You see his achievements on TV sometimes, but now that he has passed we are learning about so many other things he has done for the country,” said Ms Panicha Nuapho, 66, who travelled from a province 330km north of Bangkok to pay respects at Siriraj Hospital. `This is my final send-off,'' she said, weeping. Outside the hospital, mourners clad in ...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/world/thailand-marks-1-year-an...

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