The people and the party

Thailand celebrates its national day and its monarch's 87th birthday.

Embassy Photo: Sam Garcia
Thailand's ambassador speaks to the national day crowd on Dec. 3.
Laura Beaulne-Stuebing
Published: Wednesday, 12/10/2014 1:10 am EST
Last Updated: Wednesday, 12/10/2014 3:14 pm EST

Type "Thailand" into a news search engine and the results aren't likely to be the most positive these days. Thailand's most recent coup began in May and shows no signs of resolving itself.

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