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    1. FT Photo Diary

      August 25, 2016

      An action packed window

      A Thai teen talks on a mobile phone as she walks past figures of characters from US film series Star Wars and fictional...

    2. August 19, 2016

      Thai bomb investigation mired in contradiction and politics

      Investigations into a series of deadly bomb attacks in Thai tourist resorts have been thrown into confusion by the...

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    1. FT Photo Diary

      August 16, 2016

      Tensions in Thailand

      A Thai dancer performer uses her mobile phone at the Erawan Shrine in Bangkok, Thailand ...

    2. August 15, 2016

      Thailand bombings: what we know so far

      Thai authorities are trying to calm nerves and track down those behind bombs that killed four people and injured dozens...

    3. August 12, 2016

      Thai tourist resort bomb attacks kill 4, shattering post-vote calm

      Deadly bomb blasts that ripped through holiday resorts and other areas in southern Thailand have abruptly ended the...

    4. August 11, 2016

      Thailand sparks outrage with plan to track tourists’ phones

      Tens of millions of tourists to military-ruled Thailand face being tracked via special sim cards under plans that have...

    5. FT Photo Diary

      August 10, 2016

      Long live The Queen

      A Thai well-wisher embroiders with golden thread on a seven meter long silk banner reading ‘Long Live the Queen’ as...

    6. August 8, 2016

      Thai generals must seize last chance at redemption

      The Thai referendum that has just won public backing for a new constitution was, to put it mildly, very far from a...

    7. beyondbrics

      July 29, 2016

      Southeast Asia emerges as consumer powerhouse

      Kevin Martin, HSBC Don’t underestimate the Asean consumer. Yes, there are only about half as many of them as there are...

    8. July 25, 2016

      Thai military marches to get out the vote and keep control 

      Thai army cadets march in formation west of Bangkok with one goal: to win the people’s hearts and minds ahead of next...

    9. FT Photo Diary

      July 18, 2016

      Inside Klong Prem Prison

      Inmates sit on the floor during an inspection visit in the long-term sentence zone inside Klong Prem high-security...

    10. FT Photo Diary

      July 6, 2016

      Parade preparation

      A Thai army officer adjusts the belt of a member of the honour guard in preparation for the arrival of Laos Prime...

    11. June 30, 2016

      Thai start-up tries to outdo Elon Musk in green energy storage

      Piriyathep Kanchanadul flicks a switch to set a bank of light ablaze, fed by electrolyte that shoots round a tentacular...

    12. June 20, 2016

      Swiss private banks sharpen Southeast Asia focus

      Swiss private banks are looking to capitalise on global banks’ retreat from Southeast Asia, pushing deeper into the...

    13. FT Photo Diary

      June 9, 2016

      Anniversary celebrations

      Thai Buddhist monks queue to receive morning alms during a ceremony celebrating the 70th anniversary of Thai King...

    14. May 18, 2016

      Credit Suisse targets rich Thais

      Credit Suisse is targeting rich Thais in the latest move by a Swiss bank to tap Asian markets where private wealth...

    15. May 1, 2016

      Free beer and prawns for Leicester City’s Thai fans

      Leicester City’s surge to the brink of an unlikely English Premier League triumph has enthralled football fans around...

    16. FT Photo Diary

      April 22, 2016

      Forty winks

      A Buddhist monk sleeps in a chair while monks and novices gather to receive alms at Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple outside...

    17. April 20, 2016

      Glitzy Bangkok puts a gloss on Thailand’s rising credit risk

      In Bangkok’s wealthy Sukhumvit district, fancy restaurants, international-standard watering holes and luxury...

    18. MBA blog

      March 18, 2016

      MBAs dip their toes into venture capitalism

      The Venture Capital Investment Competition started in 1998 as an educational event for MBAs to learn about venture...

    19. March 10, 2016

      Lunch with the FT: Thaksin Shinawatra

      To his enemies, the fugitive former Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra is a megalomaniac villain straight out of...

    20. February 24, 2016

      Uber picks Bangkok for launch of first motorbike taxi service

      Uber has picked Bangkok for the launch for its first motorbike taxi service, as the ride-hailing company strives to...

    21. FT Photo Diary

      February 22, 2016

      Honouring Buddha

      A Buddhist monk stands in front of the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple in Pathum Thani province, north of Bangkok before a...

    22. February 12, 2016

      Toppled Thai PM Yingluck rekindles salad days as court case looms

      Yingluck Shinawatra is the former prime minister of Thailand who saw her government deposed by the military and now...

    23. February 9, 2016

      US hails military exercise in Thailand despite junta rule

      The US kicked off Southeast Asia’s biggest annual multilateral war game in Thailand on Tuesday in a reminder of how...

    24. FT Photo Diary

      February 3, 2016

      Street vendor

      A street food vendor walks in front of a colorful graffiti in Bangkok, Thailand. Thailand’s economy is forecast to grow...

    25. February 1, 2016

      Terror: The globalisation of extremism

      Gunmen hunting foreigners kill a Japanese farm expert in northern Bangladesh and an Italian aid worker in the capital...

    26. January 12, 2016

      Thai junta pledges aid for rubber farmers hit by falling prices

      Thailand’s junta has pledged to help rubber farmers hit by tumbling world prices in a sign of the impact of worries...

    27. Fast FT

      January 7, 2016

      Thais smile at end of 2015 as confidence rises

      One east Asian economy has had some good news this week at least – Thais are feeling the most optimistic about their...

    28. FT Photo Diary

      January 4, 2016

      With the sun on its back

      Seagulls fly during sunset at Bang Pu seaside resort in Samut Prakan province on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand ...

    29. FT Photo Diary

      December 11, 2015

      Bike for Dad

      Thailand’s Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana waves to crowd as she cycles in the “Bike for Dad” event in Bangkok,...

    30. FT Photo Diary

      December 3, 2015

      Bangkok birthday

      Royal cavalry soldiers parade in front of the Grand Palace as part of celebrations of the 88th birthday of Thai King...

    31. FT Photo Diary

      November 27, 2015

      Crocked in Thailand

      A handler puts his head between the gaping fangs of a crocodile during a show at the Samutprakarn Crocodile Farm and...

    32. November 15, 2015

      Women in Business - Ausanee Mahagitsiri Leonio

      Ausanee Mahagitsiri Leonio was among the MBA class of 2000 at Babson College in the US. She now owns and runs the only...

    33. October 5, 2015

      Without tourism, Thailand is flirting with recession

      On August 17, Thailand suffered the worst terrorist attack in its history: a bomb at a shrine in central Bangkok killed...

    34. September 29, 2015

      Thai designers make their mark

      Inside the Central Embassy, a luxury mall in Bangkok, a golden love seat from the Carpenters Workshop Gallery in London...

    35. September 28, 2015

      Thai police declare Bangkok bombers found and case solved

      Thai police have declared Bangkok’s worst-ever bombing solved, even as questions grow over the investigation, the...

    36. September 10, 2015

      Thai junta manoeuvres to stay in the game

      Thailand’s military rulers seem to be getting into the spirit of the US Open tennis championships this week with a new...

    37. September 2, 2015

      Thai police claim they are close to cracking Bangkok bomb plot

      Thai authorities have proclaimed they’re close to cracking the Bangkok bombing, but have said little about growing...

    38. September 1, 2015

      Thai authorities arrest second Bangkok bombing suspect

      Thai authorities have arrested a suspect in Bangkok’s deadliest ever bomb attack, the prime minister said on Tuesday,...

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