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Thailand mourns death of King Bhumibol Adulyade aged 88

13 October 2016

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The King of Thailand Bhumibol Adulyade has died overnight raising questions about how the south east Asian nation will react to the loss of its long serving monarch.

King Bhumibol Adulyadej was aged 88 and had ruled for 70 years.

Thailand has entered a period of mourning following the death with flags flying at half-mast to mark the start of a year-long grieving period.

Dr John Blaxland talks to breakfast host Philip Clark about King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s reign and influence.

Listen to John Blaxland’s radio interview Thailand mourns death of King Bhumibol Adulyade aged 88 with ABC Breakfast radio.

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