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  • Thailand reports first confirmed case of deadly MERS virus

    Thailand confirmed on Thursday its first known case of the deadly MERS virus, a 75-year-old man who recently arrived from Oman for treatment of a heart condition. Public Health Minister Rajata Rajatanavin said two laboratories had confirmed the results....
  • Thai palace official arrested for lese majeste charges

    A royal household official attached to the Thai crown prince's ex-wife on Thursday turned himself in over multiple charges, including defamation against the country's monarchy. Montri Sotangkur, a senior palace official under former Princess Srirasmi,...
  • The stage is set for 'Waterfall'

    The stage is set for 'Waterfall'
    Recipe for “Waterfall,” a world-premiere musical opening Sunday, June 7, at the Pasadena Playhouse: a sweeping 1930s romantic classic by Thailand’s famed novelist Sriburapha, a multicultural cast and a creative team headed by Tony Award-...
  • What a drone sees over Tiger Cave Temple in Thailand

    What a drone sees over Tiger Cave Temple in Thailand
    USC student Conner Sullivan travels with a drone, not a Go-Pro. On a recent trip to Asia, he filmed a number of landmarks, including the high-altitude shrine that's part of the Tiger Cave Temple complex near Krabi in southern Thailand (see video)....
  • Judge certifies extradition of S. Florida man to Thailand in bizarre kidnap case

    Judge certifies extradition of S. Florida man to Thailand in bizarre kidnap case
    A federal magistrate judge granted an order on Thursday to extradite to Thailand a South Florida man accused of kidnapping and extortion. Shawn Abraham Shaw, 43, who has been locked up since he was found hiding out in Palm Beach in late November, is...
  • Malaysian forensics teams dig up graves at traffickers' camp

    Malaysian forensics teams dig up graves at traffickers' camp
    Malaysian forensics teams exhumed a body from a shallow grave Tuesday at an abandoned jungle camp used by human traffickers, the first of what police predicted would be more grim findings as they search through a cluster of illicit hideouts near the...
  • Malaysians believe they've found 139 graves at suspected trafficking camps

    Malaysian authorities have discovered 139 suspected graves in the country's northern jungles at what they believe were camps used for trafficking humans, police announced Monday. The discovery underscored the staggering human cost of a smuggling trade...
  • Mass graves found in Malaysia where Rohingya Muslims have been held

    Mass graves found in Malaysia where Rohingya Muslims have been held
    Malaysian authorities said Sunday that they have discovered a series of graves in at least 17 abandoned camps used by human traffickers on the border with Thailand where Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar have been held. The finding follows a similar...
  • Southeast Asia refugee crisis has reached 'alarming level,' meeting hears

    The influx of refugees “has reached an alarming level,” Thailand’s Foreign Minister General Tanasak Patimapragorn said Friday as representatives from 17 countries gathered at a Bangkok hotel to discuss a crisis that has engulfed the...
  • Indonesia, Malaysia to take in migrants stranded at sea, reversing stance

    Indonesia, Malaysia to take in migrants stranded at sea, reversing stance
    The governments of Indonesia and Malaysia on Wednesday agreed to allow thousands of migrants stranded at sea to temporarily come ashore, taking what the United Nations has called an “important initial step” toward easing a grave humanitarian...
  • Kitchen talk with Jazz Singsanong and Tui Sungkamee of Jitlada

    Kitchen talk with Jazz Singsanong and Tui Sungkamee of Jitlada
    In 1979, Sarintip "Jazz" Singsanong showed up in Los Angeles with a suitcase and all of $200 to her name. Twenty-seven years later, in 2006, she and her brother Suthiporn "Tui" Sungkamee, the eldest of the 12 children, took over Jitlada, a long-...