| Jun 18, 2015
| 6:43 AM
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....
| Jun 11, 2015
| 1:02 AM
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,...
| Jun 6, 2015
| 12:44 AM
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-...
| Jun 3, 2015
| 7:45 AM
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)....
| May 28, 2015
| 5:56 PM
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...
| May 26, 2015
| 12:08 PM
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...
| May 25, 2015
| 11:12 AM
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...
| May 24, 2015
| 10:07 AM
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...
| May 29, 2015
| 10:29 AM
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...
| May 20, 2015
| 2:37 PM
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...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 12:36 PM
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-...