| Jul 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
SEOUL - Panna Rittikrai, Thailand's leading martial arts stuntman, choreographer and film director, died Sunday (July 20, 2014) age 53.
Rittikrai was mentor to Thailand's contemporary martial arts stars Tony Jaa and Jeeja Janin, among others.
| Jul 21, 2014
| 11:22 AM
An introduction to the 32 golfers representing 8 nations at this week's International Crown women's golf tournament at Caves Valley.
UNITED STATES (No. 1 seed)
Hometown: Pleasanton, Calif.
Turned Pro: 2004...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 8:30 AM
HONG KONG - "Cemetery of Kings," the latest project by Thailand's former Palme d'Or winner Apichatpong Weerasethakul ("Uncle Boonmee Who Can't Recall His Past Lives") will receive production funding from the Berlin Festival's World Cinema Fund....
| 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...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 6:15 PM
I broke my own cardinal rule of travel, which is this: If you're going to visit a country, start in its capital to embrace the cultural customs and nuances of a new destination.
For Laos, that would be Vientiane, which sits on a plain that's northeast...
| Aug 4, 2013
Thaitanic Sushi is a little restaurant with a lot of heart, serving up not only top-notch sushi but elegant curries and tempura dishes.
The simple menu embodies the best of Japanese and Thai fare. The kitchen doesn't take on too much but tackles just...
| May 13, 2014
| 1:45 PM
The Festival de Cannes, a wise man once said, is not just impossible to describe to someone who hasn't been there, it's nearly impossible to describe to someone who has. And that's especially the case this year.
Opening Wednesday night with the...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 5:00 AM
After the North Korean coal mine where she worked stopped paying salaries, Park Kyung Ok tried her hand at business.
Buttons and zippers, candy and dried squid, fabric, plastic tarpaulins, men's suits and cigarettes.
"I sold just about everything,"...