| Nov 30, 2013
| 12:05 PM
BANGKOK, Thailand – Anti-government protests turned violent Saturday with at least one person killed in the Thai capital after opponents and supporters of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra clashed.
Protests had remained relatively peaceful over...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 6:40 AM
BANGKOK, Thailand -- Hundreds of demonstrators forced their way into Thailand’s army headquarters Friday, the latest building targeted in anti-government protests aimed at unseating Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
Shortly after noon,...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:10 AM
NEW DELHI -- Blowing whistles and calling for the prime minister to resign, anti-government demonstrators forced their way into Thailand’s finance and foreign ministries Monday, joining thousands who poured into the streets of the Thai capital of...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 11:51 AM
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,...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 8:30 PM
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...
| Mar 3, 2013
KARLOVY VARY, Czech Republic — We had been collecting frequent-flier points for years. My husband, Keith, and I thought that, yes, of course, we would use them. We would fly around the world. Business class. Maybe next year.
Queen Latifah shoved...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Born in San Diego, Calif., actor Bobby Lee's career started after he dropped out of college. He got a job doing whatever needed to be done at the Comedy Store, before he worked up the nerve to try his hand at doing stand-up. Many television viewers...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 3:17 PM
Chef Yoshihiro Narisawa's Tokyo establishment Narisawa sits at the top spot in the inaugural list of Asia's 50 Best Restaurants, announced recently in Singapore.
The World's 50 Best Asia is published by the World's 50 Best Restaurants awards. Nihonryori...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 10:42 AM
The pros of traveling definitely outweigh the cons, but that doesn't mean you should throw caution to the wind when exploring new places.
While the language barrier and the cultural sites are exciting, they also open up travelers to scam artists and...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
I usually don't like to report on those "best" or "least expensive" city or airport stories. I figure that if you really want to visit the Louvre, the fact that Albuquerque is less expensive or Seoul has a better airport is irrelevant. But once in a while...
| Feb 28, 2013
P.S. Bangkok is one of those Thai restaurants that was around when not many Thai restaurants were, and even back then, it stood out as exotic.
The place opened in 1983 on what was a not-so-bustling stretch of Clark Street south of Wrigley Field (doors...