Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun. Photo: EPA
Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun. Photo: EPA

Thai king takes control of US$30 billion royal fortune after ascending the throne in 2016

The new king has sought to put his stamp on the monarchy, replacing palace officials with his own appointments

Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun. Photo: EPA
Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun. Photo: EPA
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