Thailand prepares to formally crown King Maha Vajiralongkorn

A few days ago, the king announced a surprise wedding with the deputy head of his personal security force.

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    Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn will formally be crowned this weekend, nearly two and a half years after he ascended to the throne.

    He became the constitutional monarch after his father died, ending a 70-year reign.

    Al Jazeera's Scott Heidler reports from Bangkok.


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