As Thailand is mourning the death of its king Bhumibol Adulyadej, prices of black T-shirts have soared and people are scrambling to get one of the few left in markets.
An estimated $30 billion in assets has been handed to Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn in a major shake-up of royal affairs. The move likely makes him the world's richest monarch.
After a year of mourning, King Bhumibol Adulyadej is to be cremated in Bangkok. Hundreds of thousands of citizens are expected to attend their revered monarch's five-day final send-off.
The funeral for Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej marks the end of an era. A period of instability looms large over Thailand, with military generals running the country with an iron fist and political parties in disarray.
King Bhumibol Adulyadej has passed away at the age of 88. The monarch had reigned in Thailand since 1946. Though Bhumibol was highly revered, commentators disagree regarding his legacy as well as his influence.
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