| 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 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 19, 2014
| 6:33 PM
Thailand’s army declared martial law early Tuesday “to restore peace and order” after months of antigovernment protests, but stressed that a military coup was not underway.
Soldiers entered several private television stations in...
| May 20, 2014
| 10:03 AM
The Royal Thai Army’s imposition of martial law nationwide on Tuesday drew condemnations from human rights groups and thrust the Southeast Asian kingdom into deeper political uncertainty stemming from months of crippling anti-government protests....
| May 22, 2014
| 6:09 AM
Thailand’s military on Thursday seized power from a caretaker government, declaring that the takeover was necessary to end six months of political crisis and often violent protests. It was the 12th coup in Thailand in 84 years. The televised...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 2:17 PM
Noma in Copenhagen was named the No. 1 restaurant on the annual list of the "World's 50 Best Restaurants" at an awards ceremony Monday at the Guildhall in London. The four-time champ reclaimed its title after Spanish restaurant El Celler de Can Roca,...
| May 1, 2014
| 8:30 AM
HONG KONG - Thailand's deputy prime minister Yukol Limlamthong was on hand at the closing ceremony of the Thailand International Film Destination Festival 2014 which wrapped Tuesday in Bangkok.
Awards were presented to winners of the Amazing Thailand...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 9:32 AM
Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Tinseltown, where Hollywood celebrated the best in film during the 86th Annual Academy Awards....
| 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 26, 2014
| 4:30 PM
HONG KONG -- The Thailand International Film Destination Festival is to take place for a second time in April.
The locations promotional event will run April 20-29 at Bangkok's Paragon complex.
"Whilst it was initially planned as a one-off event, its...
| Feb 11, 2014
Chances are that if you had booked a tour to Bangkok for this spring, you're having an "agonizing reappraisal" right about now. Or if you're already there, you're thinking about avoiding the local hassle by going somewhere else or going home early. If so,...