Friday, 02 December 2016 | 11:25 WIB
Crown prince formally becomes Thailand's new king
Thailand's new King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun pays respect to a picture of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Addlyadej and Queen Sirikit, as he accepts an invitation from parliament to succeed his father, at Bangkok's Dusit Palace in Bangkok, Thailand, December 1, 2016. Thailand has a new king, with the country's crown prince formally taking the throne to succeed his much-revered late father, who reigned for 70 years. Thailand Royal Household Bureau/Handout via REUTERS.