| Jan 14, 2014
| 8:18 AM
BANGKOK, Thailand – As anti-government protesters continued their siege of the capital, Thailand’s embattled prime minister on Tuesday rejected growing calls for her resignation, saying she had a “duty to preserve democracy.”...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 11:42 AM
An explosive device tossed into a crowd of anti-government protesters in Bangkok on Friday injured at least 36 people and ominously altered the mood of a 2-month-old campaign to force out Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
| Mar 16, 2014
| 11:30 PM
BEIJING — The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has expanded to cover an impossibly vast swath of Asia extending from Kazakhstan to Australia, with Malaysia appealing for as many airplanes and ships as the world can provide.
| Jan 21, 2014
| 4:30 AM
HONG KONG - Several of Thailand's leading film-makers including Cannes Palme d'Or winner Apichatpong Weerasethakul, have joined forces to launch a new international sales and festival promotion company, Mosquito Films Distribution.
The other partners are...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 10:53 AM
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...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 9:38 PM
The U.S. military pulled its warship out of the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Monday and will rely instead on sophisticated submarine-hunting aircraft, a sign of just how complex the international search for the missing Boeing 777 has...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 5:15 PM
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...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 5:00 AM
After the North Korean coal mine where she worked stopped paying salaries, Park Kyung Ok tried her hand at business.
Buttons and zippers, candy and dried squid, fabric, plastic tarpaulins, men's suits and cigarettes.
"I sold just about everything,"...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 9:02 AM
BANGKOK, Thailand -- Thai election officials said Tuesday that a controversial Feb. 2 vote would proceed as scheduled despite mounting pressure from anti-government protesters and threats of continuing violence.
Although election commissioners initially...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 2:30 PM
A trio of films shared the Rotterdam Film Festival's Tiger Award for first or second films. Japan's "Anatomy of a Paper Clip" (pictured), South Korea's "Han Gong-Ju" and Sweden's "Something Must Break." Prizes were awarded Friday; the Dutch fest wraps...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 9:45 AM
BANGKOK — Protesters blocked polling stations and obstructed ballot boxes in parts of Bangkok and southern Thailand on Sunday, disrupting a contentious national election that appeared unlikely to resolve the country’s long-running political...