A file picture of Thai Privy Council chairman General Prem Tinsulanonda, named regent pro tempore following the death of the Thai King Bhumibol . Photo: EPA A file picture of Thai Privy Council chairman General Prem Tinsulanonda, named regent pro tempore following the death of the Thai King Bhumibol . Photo: EPA
A file picture of Thai Privy Council chairman General Prem Tinsulanonda, named regent pro tempore following the death of the Thai King Bhumibol . Photo: EPA

Appointment of regent buys Thailand time to mourn late king before deciding succession plan

Military government has appointed a temporary replacement for Bhumibol Adulyadej as crown prince asks to delay accession to throne

Topic |   Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej
A file picture of Thai Privy Council chairman General Prem Tinsulanonda, named regent pro tempore following the death of the Thai King Bhumibol . Photo: EPA A file picture of Thai Privy Council chairman General Prem Tinsulanonda, named regent pro tempore following the death of the Thai King Bhumibol . Photo: EPA
A file picture of Thai Privy Council chairman General Prem Tinsulanonda, named regent pro tempore following the death of the Thai King Bhumibol . Photo: EPA
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