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> Crown prince, Maha Vajiralongkorn is Thailand's new king. Exactly 50 days after his father's death. His ascent to the throne, sealed by parliament. He becomes the tenth monarch of the Chakri Dynasty, with some big shoes to fill. His father was the world's longest reigning monarch. On Thursday mourners still gathered to pay their respects.
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His cremation is expected to take place next year, only after that will the new king formally be crowned.