Weekend long reads

Read about a quest in Bhutan, the ritual of weddings, Hollywood’s take on uber-rich Asians, expat life in Bangkok, updating Ancient Greek classics — and much more

The groundbreaking film offers a timely insight into how the world’s wealth is shifting eastward

Exhausted bridesmaids, ridiculous cakes: photographers and writers shed light on our most hopeful ritual

The White House and Wall St powerbroker on race, his friends the Clintons and being a Beltway insider

The Thai capital’s climate, food and friendly vibe make it a plum posting for an FT reporter

The country’s national flower grows on remote Himalayan mountainsides and blooms only briefly

London’s V&A is determined to make the case for games as important design objects in an upcoming show

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