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  • 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...
  • Pictures in the News | Jan. 17, 2014

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where the Colby fire that has been burning above Glendora since Thursday morning did not increase in size overnight as crews took advantage of calmer winds to reinforce containment lines....
  • 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...
  • The Week in Pictures | Jan. 13–19, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. We begin in Southern California, where the fast-moving Colby fire, which started early Thursday, has consumed 1,709 acres and destroyed five homes....
  • Busan Film Review: 'The Isthmus'

    Ethnography, existential drama and a missing-persons story combine to mostly engaging effect in Thai arthouse entry "The Isthmus." Centered on a Bangkok mother who is compelled to take her young daughter to a Thailand-Burma border town following the death...
  • Dining Review: Cozy food at Kozy Korner

    Dining Review: Cozy food at Kozy Korner
    Everyone has their favorite Thai takeout place. Where I live, I typically do Min's Kitchen or Woodlands Cafe. But if I lived near Kozy Korner, I'd be going there regularly. It's for people who, like me, enjoy strong Thai flavors — lemon grass,...
  • One Night in Bangkok

    BANGKOK -- Most of us can read about sex trafficking with a sense of detachment. It is only when we see its results up close that we are forced to confront the full extent of its horror. Nana Plaza is one of several "red light" districts in Bangkok. It...
  • Nick Williams Jr. dies at 75; former Times foreign correspondent

    Nick Williams Jr. dies at 75; former Times foreign correspondent
    Although Nick B. Williams Jr. would carve out a distinguished career as an editor and foreign correspondent at the Los Angeles Times, he first had to overcome the "junior" at the end of his name. He joined the newspaper in the late 1960s when his father,...
  • His no-fly nightmare

     His no-fly nightmare
    WASHINGTON -- For two weeks, Rehan Motiwala, a 29-year-old medical student from Pomona, sat stranded at the Bangkok airport, sleeping for 10 nights on a roach-infested mattress in a dank, windowless detention room reserved for deportees. Motiwala, a U....
  • Doctor says he told AEG exec that Michael Jackson was a drug addict

    A doctor who traveled on Michael Jackson's 1993 worldwide "Dangerous" tour testified that he gave the singer a shot of Demerol and a 24-hour intravenous morphine drip while they were in Thailand and that he told a ranking AEG executive that the singer was...
  • Travelzoo: This Week's Travel Smart Deals

    Segment 1 (6am) Exotic Adventure Dubai and Bangkok Roundtrip airfare from LAX on Emirates Airlines (to Dubai, from Bangkok) 6 nights’ accommodations · 3 nights at the 5-star Fairmont Dubai · 3 nights at the 4.5-star Dusit Thani Bangkok Airfare from Dubai...