THAILAND-POLITICS-ROYALS-TOURISM-ECONOMY

People release thousands of paper lanterns to mark the annual Yi Peng festival in the popular tourist city of Chiang Mai in the north of Thailand on November 14, 2016.

Tourist arrivals to Thailand have not been hit by a strict mourning period for late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, authorities said, as curbs on entertainment and celebration imposed since his death one month ago were eased. / AFP PHOTO / LILLIAN SUWANRUMPHA