Image of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej on a pier in Bangkok

Image of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej on a pier in Bangkok. Photo: Wikimedia.

Prayuth Calls for Year of Mourning for King

BANGKOK — Prime Minister Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha urged the public to wear mourning clothes for a period of one year to mourn the death of His Majesty the King in a televised address Thursday evening.

The Prime Minister’s Office earlier announced at 7:03pm that stating that flags will be flown at half-mast for 30 days.

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By Pravit Rojanaphruk

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