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  • Thailand's premier rejects calls to step down as protests roil Bangkok

    Thailand's premier rejects calls to step down as protests roil Bangkok
    BANGKOK, Thailand – As anti-government protesters continued their siege of the capital, Thailand’s embattled prime minister on Tuesday rejected growing calls for her resignation, saying she had a “duty to preserve democracy.”...
  • Anti-government protests in Thailand turn violent with explosion

    An explosive device tossed into a crowd of anti-government protesters in Bangkok on Friday injured at least 36 people and ominously altered the mood of a 2-month-old campaign to force out Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Government supporters...
  • Asian Sales Venture Mosquito To Buzz At Rotterdam

    HONG KONG - Several of Thailand's leading film-makers including Cannes Palme d'Or winner Apichatpong Weerasethakul, have joined forces to launch a new international sales and festival promotion company, Mosquito Films Distribution. The other partners are...
  • Thai government declares state of emergency as violence escalates

    Thai officials proclaimed a state of emergency Tuesday to contain increasingly violent anti-government protesters trying to oust Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and derail an election she has called. The 60-day emergency state gives the government...
  • Oscar-nominated film on Khmer Rouge hits home for Cambodian Americans

    Oscar-nominated film on Khmer Rouge hits home for Cambodian Americans
    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...
  • 'Unapologetic,' 'Strong' Female Leads Praised at '300: Rise of an Empire' Premiere

    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...
  • Terrorism not ruled out as search goes on for Malaysia Airlines plane

    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...
  • Sweeping search finds no trace of missing Malaysia Airlines jet

    Sweeping search finds no trace of missing Malaysia Airlines jet
    BEIJING -- Forty ships and more than 20 airplanes were searching for a missing Malaysia Airlines jet Sunday but by nightfall had not found any wreckage, Malaysian authorities said. Meanwhile, Interpol confirmed that two stolen passports -- one Italian,...
  • Thailand: State Department issues travel alert after violent protests

    The U.S. State Department has issued a travel alert for Thailand, warning visitors about demonstrations sparked, in part, by elections next month. "The situation is unpredictable and ongoing demonstration activity, primarily in the greater Bangkok...
  • Thailand to hold Feb. 2 election despite threat of violence

    BANGKOK, Thailand -- Thai election officials said Tuesday that a controversial Feb. 2 vote would proceed as scheduled despite mounting pressure from anti-government protesters and threats of continuing violence. Although election commissioners initially...
  • Thailand election will proceed despite threats

    BANGKOK, Thailand — A controversial election in Thailand will proceed as scheduled Sunday despite threats of continued violence from antigovernment protesters and fear that the result will only deepen the country's eight-year political crisis....