Phuket mourners depart en masse to Bangkok

A total of 750 Phuket residents left on 18 buses to Bangkok on Saturday to pay their respects to the HM the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died on Oct 13. The 18 buses were the first of four government-funded convoys to carry mourners to Bangkok under a nationwide policy to provide free transport to people who would otherwise not be able to fund their own pilgrimage to the Grand Palace to pay their respects to His Majesty. French Consul in Phuket Claude de Crissey handed over 10,000 free travel-accessory packs to the Phuket Governor Chockchai Dejamornthan so they could be…Read

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