Thailand's PM Prayuth Chan-ocha speaks during a news conference after a weekly cabinet meeting to announce that Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn is to ascend the throne after revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej passed away, at Government House in Bangkok

Thailand’s PM Prayuth Chan-ocha speaks during a news conference after a weekly cabinet meeting to announce that Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn is to ascend the throne after revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej passed away, at Government House in Bangkok

Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha speaks during a news conference after a weekly cabinet meeting to announce that then Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn would ascend to the throne after revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej passed away, at Government House in Bangkok, Thailand, November 29, 2016. Photo: Reuters / Athit Perawongmetha

January 25, 2017 10:52 AM (UTC+8)