Lindsay Murdoch

Lindsay Murdoch is a three-time winner of the Walkley Award, Australia's top award for journalistic excellence. Lindsay is a former correspondent based in Singapore, Jakarta and Darwin. In 1999 he covered the tumultuous events in East Timor, and in 2003 he covered the Iraq war while embedded with US Marines.

An undated photo of King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit.

A 70-year reign that began in tragic mystery

Bhumibol Adulyadej emerged from obscurity to become the world's longest-ruling monarch and Thailand's most dominant and popular figure in a 70-year reign that revived a faltering centuries-old royal dynasty.