Taiwan mourns death of Thai king (update)

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/10/13
By: Tai Ya-chen and S.C. Chang

Taipei, Oct. 13 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) extended her condolences to the

Thai king (2nd R) visiting Taiwan in 1963. CNA file photo

Thai king (2nd R) visiting Taiwan in 1963. CNA file photo

government and people of Thailand over the passing away of King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Thursday.

The president’s spokesman Alex Huang (黃重諺) quoted Tsai as saying Thailand has become a modern country under the wise and kind leadership of King Bhumibol, who was deeply loved and respected by the Thais.

Bhumibol’s outstanding contribution to Thailand’s development into a modern country is well recognized by the international community, Tsai was quoted as saying.

“His passing is not only mourned by the Thai people, but also by the international community,” said the president.     [FULL  STORY]

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