Following the death of Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who passed away at age 88 on Thursday, the country’s government has declared one year of mourning.
Residents have been asked to wear black and avoid engaging in “festivities” for 30 days, according to Reuters. Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said public entertainment in the country would be subdued for the month to show respect, according to Travel Wire Asia. National security will be increased as well.
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“Particularly during the first 30 days of the mourning period, some entertainment venues, including restaurants, bars, and clubs may be closed or operating on restricted hours,” reads an advisory from the United Kingdom's Foreign and Commonwealth Office.