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Photo gallery: Thailand celebrates HM the King’s birthday

Photo gallery: Thailand celebrates HM the King’s birthday

Highlights of the weekend festivities that lit up the nation as the world's longest reigning monarch turns 82
Gallery: The glitz and glamour of Miss International Queen 2009

Gallery: The glitz and glamour of Miss International Queen 2009

One could be forgiven for not realizing these gorgeous ladies were not always this glamorous... or ladies
Gallery: Thailand’s forgotten cinemas

Gallery: Thailand’s forgotten cinemas

A blogger is helping to keep the memories of the region's old movie theaters alive with a photographic archive
Gallery: Soldiers and accidents as the 15th ASEAN summit begins

Gallery: Soldiers and accidents as the 15th ASEAN summit begins

As Asia's leaders roll into town, Hua Hin looks more like a war zone than a holiday resort
Buddhist amulets: Little keys to the Thai spirit

Buddhist amulets: Little keys to the Thai spirit

Seeking wild sex? Protection from enemies? Bangkok's Buddhist amulet market has you covered
Gallery: Ditch those steaks. The Bangkok Vegetarian Festival is underway

Gallery: Ditch those steaks. The Bangkok Vegetarian Festival is underway

For 10 days Bangkok is awash in yellow flags as Thais of Chinese origin go full vegan
Designer Nagara on what’s wrong, and right, about Thai fashion

Designer Nagara on what’s wrong, and right, about Thai fashion

Famed for his “East meets West” designs, Nagara’s latest collection hit the runway Saturday night for Elle Fashion Week
Gallery: Shocking rituals of the Phuket Vegetarian Festival

Gallery: Shocking rituals of the Phuket Vegetarian Festival

Get ready for another round of PETA-friendly self-mutilation
Tata Young: Gossip and (mild) scandal in pictures

Tata Young: Gossip and (mild) scandal in pictures

A look back at the Thai superstar's most famous public moments -- and ever-changing hairstyles
Gallery: Bangkok's Balloon Art World Challenge

Gallery: Bangkok's Balloon Art World Challenge

Forget the sausage balloon dog made by Bozo the Clown, these guys create massive dragons, geishas and even Warhol's Marilyn Monroe
Gallery: 9 Bangkok restaurants with monster views, killer menus

Gallery: 9 Bangkok restaurants with monster views, killer menus

With towering views (literally), these city hotel venues rise above the rank and file
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