| May 9, 2013
| 2:15 PM
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.
| Aug 9, 2012
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,...
| Aug 10, 2012
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...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 10:39 AM
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...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 3:10 AM
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.
| Aug 25, 2011
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.
| Apr 16, 2012
| 11:31 AM
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...
| May 13, 2011
| 3:21 PM
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...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 1:05 PM
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-...
| Mar 6, 2011
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...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 12:18 PM
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...