Saturday, May 22, 2010

Kingly factors in unsettled future of Thailand

According to a news feature in The Independent newspaper in Britain, the richest leader in the world is Thailand' s King Bhumibol Adulyadej, whose only son and the crown prince Maha Vajiralongkorn is, to put it mildly, controversial for his personal lifestyle - even among a section of the ruling elites in the predominantly Buddhist kingdom. However, the crown prince' s connection with and influence in the Thai military establishment is believed to be strong as he is also militarily trained.

Future of Thailand to be determined by Thais


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