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  • Friend says she tried to stop dazed Michael Jackson from taking stage

    A makeup artist testified Friday that before a concert in Bangkok, Michael Jackson was having a hard time walking, seemed to be in a daze and stumbled over a potted tree in his dressing room before finally being led on stage to perform. Karen Faye,...
  • 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,...
  • Dangerous pharmaceuticals marketed as supplements

    Dangerous pharmaceuticals marketed as supplements
    Shengyang Zhou assured the American buyers that his Chinese-made weight-loss capsules were safe. Zhou was sure because he had a test — one person eats a whole bottle. Such a person would have "maybe some stomach problem, but not die," he told...
  • Not to worry; PS Bangkok (both of them) open

    A few people were worried about PS Bangkok(3345 N. Clark St., 773-871-7777) and PS Bangkok 2 (2521 N. Halsted St., 773-348-0072) when, by a bizarre coincidence, both phone lines went out on Wednesday night. Callers to either restaurant got the old...
  • Travel Postcard: 48 Hours in Singapore

    Travel Postcard: 48 Hours in Singapore
    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Got 48 hours to explore Singapore? The Asian financial and business centre has undergone a makeover in recent years and it is now also a playground for Asia's rich where sleek skyscrapers meet quaint shops. Reuters correspondents...
  • From Paris to sizzling Bangkok

    From Paris to sizzling Bangkok
    Next, the shape-shifting restaurant by Grant Achatz and Nick Kokonas (the principals at world-famous Alinea), dazzled diners with its inaugural "Paris 1906" menu. For an encore, the kitchen went about as far afield as possible. To Bangkok, in fact. "We...
  • Foreign correspondence: Bangkok is great for shopping, sightseeing

    Foreign correspondence: Bangkok is great for shopping, sightseeing
    What's it like to live in a far-off place most of us see only on a vacation? Foreign Correspondence is an interview with someone who lives in a spot you may want to visit. Suzanne Nam, 38, moved to Bangkok, Thailand, about six years ago to be a...
  • Top cities for single men

    Top cities for single men
    Barcelona, Buenos Aires and Miami top a list of 29 cities that attract single men on the go. The cities on the list, compiled by the editors of AskMen.com, were considered for factors from the cost of a pint of beer and a cab ride to culture, weather and...
  • Swooping in to help Laos

    Swooping in to help Laos
    It's the fourth zip line that spills the surprise. Confident now, I leap off the platform to feel the cable bounce heavily, then snap taut under my weight. Gravity takes over, shooting me through a tunnel of blurring foliage until the whirr of the pulley-...
  • Asia travel: Five trends to watch

    Asia travel: Five trends to watch
    Geopolitics. Rhinoplasty. Who knew those would be among the hottest topics in Asia for 2011? It was news to me, and I've been going back and forth to Asia for a quarter-century, with trips to Japan and China last year alone. To see what the Asia...
  • Southeast Asian sweets add variety to life

    Southeast Asian sweets add variety to life
    Fresh mango glistening the brilliant orange of a late-summer sun, glutinous rice balls glowing a radiant pandan green, tender taro cakes blooming the same piercing purple as a field of lilacs. Bhan Kanom Thai is a rainbow rush of colors. The Hollywood...