Thai king speaks for first time in political crisis
Bangkok, Thailand (CNN) -- For the first time amid the political upheaval raging in Thailand, the nation's revered king spoke out Monday, calling on new judges to help stabilize the country.
Speaking from the hospital where he has been since last year, King Bhumibol Adulyadej addressed a group of newly appointed judges.
"I would like all you to preserve honesty," he said, adding that "it will be a way to help the country to be progressing and stabilized at the same time."
He told the judges they could "be seen as model" for people who work in all sorts of jobs.
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