Thailand set for final farewell of beloved monarch

Published on 24 Oct 2017 7:20:48 PM

Hundreds of thousands of mourners are expected to camp out for days near Bangkok's Grand Palace to observe the lavish five-day funeral ceremony in a final goodbye to King Bhumibol Adulyadej who reigned over Thailand for 70 years until his death on Oct 13, 2016. The funeral will culminate with a cremation ceremony on Thursday.