Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun (L) and Thai Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn with the royal relics and ashes of the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej sit in a car during the procession for the transferring of the relics and ashes to be enshrined in Wat Rajabopidh Sathitmahasimaram and Wat Bovoranives Vihara temples, as part of the royal cremation ceremony, at the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand, on October 29, 2017. A Thai student fled after being charged under a law of insulting the king. Photo: EPA-EFEThai King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun (L) and Thai Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn with the royal relics and ashes of the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej sit in a car during the procession for the transferring of the relics and ashes to be enshrined in Wat Rajabopidh Sathitmahasimaram and Wat Bovoranives Vihara temples, as part of the royal cremation ceremony, at the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand, on October 29, 2017. A Thai student fled after being charged under a law of insulting the king. Photo: EPA-EFE
Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun (L) and Thai Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn with the royal relics and ashes of the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej sit in a car during the procession for the transferring of the relics and ashes to be enshrined in Wat Rajabopidh Sathitmahasimaram and Wat Bovoranives Vihara temples, as part of the royal cremation ceremony, at the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand, on October 29, 2017. A Thai student fled after being charged under a law of insulting the king. Photo: EPA-EFE

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Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun (L) and Thai Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn with the royal relics and ashes of the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej sit in a car during the procession for the transferring of the relics and ashes to be enshrined in Wat Rajabopidh Sathitmahasimaram and Wat Bovoranives Vihara temples, as part of the royal cremation ceremony, at the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand, on October 29, 2017. A Thai student fled after being charged under a law of insulting the king. Photo: EPA-EFEThai King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun (L) and Thai Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn with the royal relics and ashes of the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej sit in a car during the procession for the transferring of the relics and ashes to be enshrined in Wat Rajabopidh Sathitmahasimaram and Wat Bovoranives Vihara temples, as part of the royal cremation ceremony, at the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand, on October 29, 2017. A Thai student fled after being charged under a law of insulting the king. Photo: EPA-EFE
Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun (L) and Thai Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn with the royal relics and ashes of the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej sit in a car during the procession for the transferring of the relics and ashes to be enshrined in Wat Rajabopidh Sathitmahasimaram and Wat Bovoranives Vihara temples, as part of the royal cremation ceremony, at the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand, on October 29, 2017. A Thai student fled after being charged under a law of insulting the king. Photo: EPA-EFE
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