| Nov 4, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Fredrik Neij, one of the founders of the file-sharing site The Pirate Bay who was convicted of abetting massive copyright infringement on the site, was arrested in Thailand as he was crossing into the country from Laos, according to local media and the...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 11:59 AM
Life is imitating art in Thailand, where muzzled opponents of the coup leaders who suspended democracy six months ago have embraced the three-finger salute of defiance from the "Hunger Games" movie series.
Three more students who used the cinematic...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Thailand's military-installed leaders are cracking down on protesters who have adopted "The Hunger Games" three-finger salute in defiance of totalitarian rule.
On Wednesday, police arrested five university students in the northeastern region of Khon...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 2:30 PM
A fascinating documentary about the role of Buddhism in Thai society, "So Be It" follows the experiences of two young boys learning about life through close contact with the faith. Made by the high-profile indie team of helmer Kongdej Jaturanrasmee ("P-...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 7:02 PM
Having nothing to do with the Beatles tune, "All You Need Is Love" is a heartfelt if limited documentary portrait of the staff and students of the Good Morning School in the Mae Sot district of Thailand.
Narrated by Sigourney Weaver and executive...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 5:52 PM
Yearlong political unrest followed by a military coup has cut deeply into Thailand's vital tourist trade, and a grisly double slaying of British backpackers in mid-September has spurred fear of an even sharper plummet in foreign visits.
But a proposal...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 11:25 AM
While most travelers know that Copenhagen and Amsterdam are ideal for exploring by bicycle, the rise of bike-sharing and bike tours in other cities is making discovering other destinations by bicycle easier than ever. Wouldn't you rather experience a city...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 1:53 PM
The general who led a military coup in Thailand three months ago took on the civilian mantle of prime minister Thursday when the legislators he appointed nominated him as sole candidate and voted overwhelmingly to make him government chief.
| Aug 13, 2014
| 5:51 PM
A historic hotel in downtown Pasadena that served as sedate senior housing for decades is about to make a splashy comeback.
The $60-million makeover of Hotel Constance reflects Pasadena's rising profile as an international travel destination. As part of...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 4:30 AM
HONG KONG - The Thai government confirmed Tuesday that it had banned popular computer game "Tropico 5."
News of the ban first emerged on the Facebook page of the game's local distributor New Era Interactive Media. Confirmation came from the state-...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 7:50 AM
Thailand’s military rulers detained hundreds of people without charges, tortured some prisoners and systematically stifled dissent since seizing power in a May coup, a leading human rights watchdog reported Thursday.
Amnesty International said...