The Bangkok Post: A ‘miniskirt’ and a gracious King

December 5, 2016 — The Bangkok Post publishes a piece by The Asia Foundation’s Senior Director, International Relations Programs John J. Brandon on Thailand’s His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej:

On Oct 13 when His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej passed away after his 70-year reign on the Chakri throne, I was attending a meeting with a group of Southeast Asia specialists at Ditchley Park in Oxfordshire to discuss “Asean: The Key to East Asia’s Future?” Everyone knew His Majesty’s passing was imminent, but despite this the feeling was surreal for the 40 individuals attending the meeting.

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