A woman walks past a portrait of Thailand’s King Vajiralongkorn in Bangkok. Photo: Reuters

Will mourning dampen Thailand’s Songkran festival?

As revellers gather for the water-fest that is the Thai new year celebration, a landmark date since the king’s death, fears over the junta’s continuing influence and a ‘boiled frog crisis’ combine to tighten the fun tap

Topic |   Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej

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A woman walks past a portrait of Thailand’s King Vajiralongkorn in Bangkok. Photo: Reuters
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