The 57th Bangkok Gem and Jewelry Fair (BGJF) announced itself to the world with a glittering fashion show displaying millions of baht’s worth of jewellery worn by Thailand’s elite models on February 24, 2016. Words and Photos by Mark Bibby Jackson.
The Thai government and private sector join forces in preparation for the 57th Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair.
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Vietnam is close to signing two major free trade deals that will send ripples across Asia. ASEAN Forum looks at the pacts’ potential impact on the country. WORDS BY LORCAN LOVETT