Merit-making ceremony in memory of late Thai king

Thai officials in traditional costumes carry the statue of Buddha from Amphorn Sathan Residential Hall to a merit-making ceremony at Dusit Palace in Bangkok on Tuesday. Thousands of monks and well-wishers joined the ceremony to commemorate the late K
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Thai officials in traditional costumes carry the statue of Buddha from Amphorn Sathan Residential Hall to a merit-making ceremony at Dusit Palace in Bangkok on Tuesday. Thousands of monks and well-wishers joined the ceremony to commemorate the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, whose royal cremation is scheduled for October 26.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 26, 2017, with the headline 'Merit-making ceremony in memory of late Thai king'. Print Edition | Subscribe