Thailand

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Owners on cusp of selling Selfridges to Thai group for £4bn
Deal with Central Retail group includes department stores in London, Birmingham and Manchester

Sarah Butler

02, Dec, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Can Russell Crowe succeed in cleaning up Bangkok’s terrible wiring?
A tweet from the actor has sparked a call to action by Thailand’s prime minister, but will anything really change?

Rebecca Root in Bangkok

02, Dec, 2021 @2:51 AM

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Apple tells Thai activists they are targets of ‘state-sponsored attackers’
At least 17 people including protest leaders have received alerts about devices possibly being compromised

Rebecca Ratcliffe and Navaon Siradapuvadol

25, Nov, 2021 @1:42 PM

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Thai student accused of mocking king with crop top protest denied bail
Lawyers say judgment demonstrates increasingly harsh stance taken by authorities over lese-majesty law

Rebecca Ratcliffe in Bangkok

23, Nov, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Pandemic hits mental health of women and young people hardest, survey finds
Survey also finds adults aged 18-24 and women more concerned about personal finances than other groups

Jon Henley

23, Nov, 2021 @5:00 AM

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The elephant in the room: a Thai village’s unwelcome guests – photo essay
Humans have encroached on the animals’ habitat – now villagers face daily raids as the elephants break into their homes in search of food

Rebecca Ratcliffe and Navaon Siradapuvadol

13, Nov, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Thai king flies to Germany as monarchy reform calls persist
Analysts say Maha Vajiralongkorn’s trip abroad could be sign he considers situation is under control

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

12, Nov, 2021 @1:55 PM

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‘Our children may not want to be farmers’: living on the frontline of global heating
From extreme weather obliterating homes to rising sea levels ruining crops, climate breakdown is a terrifying daily reality for many

Rebecca Ratcliffe Bangkok

11, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Thai court rules calls for curbs on monarchy are ‘abuse of freedoms’
Constitutional court’s ruling in case against three protest leaders is denounced as ‘judicial coup’

Rebecca Ratcliffe in Bangkok

10, Nov, 2021 @4:26 PM

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From Roys to royals, succession battles are raging the world over
For edge-of-the-seat drama, the TV dynasty can’t match the power struggles of leading families in Japan, Saudi Arabia … and Britain

Simon Tisdall

31, Oct, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Andrew Turton obituary
Other lives: Social anthropologist whose work was focused on Thai peasant life and culture

Antonia Benedek

29, Oct, 2021 @5:56 PM

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Businesses in Thailand urge government to reverse alcohol ban
Borders to open after 18 months of Covid restrictions that did ‘catastrophic damage’ to tourism sector

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

26, Oct, 2021 @1:17 PM

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