| Mar 6, 2015
A Thai court has sentenced 15 members of the "Red Shirt" political movement to four years in prison for inciting rioting that disrupted an important regional conference in 2009, a lawyer said.
The sentencing by a court in Pattaya on Thursday is the...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 6:21 AM
At a military base outside Bangkok, soldiers stand guard over Buddha statues, showcases of Rolex watches and some very expensive French wine — a $4,000 bottle of Petrus and choice vintages of Dom Perignon.
It all belonged to a man who led Thailand'...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 5:45 PM
Pok Pok Phat Thai is the first Los Angeles outpost of Andy Ricker, the American-born chef who has built a small Thai food empire in Portland, Ore., and New York. It is a small counter built into the Chinatown mall storefront where the chicken pho dive...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 8:55 AM
Thai wildlife protection officers say they found no mistreatment of more than 100 tigers housed at a Buddhist temple that is a popular tourist attraction, though charges have been pressed for keeping rare birds there.
About 50 officials from the...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 3:13 PM
A Palm Beach County man will stay in jail while he fights extradition to Thailand on criminal charges he kidnapped a wealthy U.S. businessman there and tried to collect a $2 million ransom, a federal judge ruled.
Shawn Abraham Shaw, 43, of Palm Beach, is...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 11:15 AM
The United States and Thailand begin major military exercises Monday that are being overshadowed by growing tension between the longtime allies over the actions of Thailand’s army-run dictatorship.
The annual exercises are the first to take...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 6:30 AM
Wearing woolen hats pulled down tight against the winter chill, the newly arrived youngsters from western China scurried around the ramshackle, low-rise apartment complex chasing after soccer balls and drifting balloons. They scampered into tents brimming...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 6:38 PM
Shawn Abraham Shaw is an international fugitive who hid out in South Florida after kidnapping a wealthy buinessman in Thailand and negotiating a $2 million ransom — at least according to Thai authorities and U.S. government officials who want him...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 10:35 PM
Thailand's military-appointed legislature on Friday voted to impeach former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra for her role in overseeing a government rice subsidy program that lost billions of dollars, a move that could further polarize a divided...
| Dec 5, 2014
Friday's Pictures in the News begins in New York, where protesters rallying against a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer involved in the death of Eric Garner sing as they carry a collection of mock coffins bearing the names of...
| Dec 6, 2014
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. There we more protest this week out of New York, where protesters rallying against a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer involved in the death of Eric Garner carried mock...