| May 22, 2014
| 1:41 PM
The declaration of martial law in Thailand on Tuesday marked a dramatic political turn for the Asian country that's been in the grip of civil strife the last six months. But what does the army's promise of restoring order mean for travelers who have...
| May 22, 2014
| 4:50 PM
Thailand's military on Thursday carried out the country's 12th coup in 82 years, arresting government and protest leaders in a move the army chief said would end six months of turmoil and deadly protests.
Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha, flanked by uniformed...
| May 23, 2014
| 2:30 AM
The military coup in Thailand has dealt a direct blow to media and entertainment activities in the country.
The coup was announced Thursday afternoon local time after months of political stalemate between a caretaker government and opposition parties...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Technicolor's facility in Bangkok, Thailand, will close at the end of the month.
Staff at the long-established plant have been told that their last day will be March 27 and that the facility will close on March 31.
The site had provided a full...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 8:19 PM
Monorom Neth sat in the tiny Long Beach movie theater, gripped by the emotionally wrenching scenes unfolding on the screen.
There were scenes depicting executions, starvation and forced labor — a haunting reminder of Neth's own life under...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Blood, brute and brotherhood are all portrayed in "300:Rise of an Empire," but it's leading ladies Lena Headey and Eva Green who take charge of the film. At the TCL Chinese Theatre premiere of the film March 4, helmer Noam Murro talked how the two command...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 8:37 PM
BEIJING — A massive search was underway Sunday for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner, focusing on a spot off the southern coast of Vietnam where two large oil slicks were reported. But there were, so far, no clues to why the China-bound flight...
| May 23, 2014
| 10:26 AM
Scores of ousted Thai government officials surrendered to the military, and soldiers broke up a demonstration in central Bangkok on Friday, as the army cemented its power the day after declaring a coup.
Former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra...
| May 5, 2014
| 8:30 AM
HONG KONG -- Beijing Enlight Media, the Chinese production and distribution company behind last year's "Lost In Thailand" (pictured) sensation, is to buy a stake in privately held Guangzhou Xianhai Internet Technology, an online games developer....
| May 7, 2014
| 3:44 AM
In a controversial ruling that deepened Thailand’s political crisis, the country’s constitutional court on Wednesday ordered Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to leave office, ruling that she abused her powers when she transferred a...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 3:25 PM
The U.S. and Philippine governments have worked out a new defense cooperation agreement that opens the way for the first large-scale return of American military forces to the island nation since their eviction in the early 1990s, according to the White...