| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:18 PM
MOUNT DORA — Making life better for people in developing countries was at the core of Thomas Luche's lengthy career as a diplomatic official.
Luche's career with the U.S. Agency for International Development led him to far-flung locales...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 9:48 AM
The odd story of the beautiful pop star and the allegedly corrupt ski judges is continuing to pick up steam, with Olympic officials in Thailand denying they did anything wrong.
The controversy centers around Vanessa-Mae, who has parlayed her self-...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 7:00 AM
He wouldn’t be the only victim they knew, but he was probably the one they knew best.
Friends and colleagues of Joep Lange, who died Thursday on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, remembered the prominent researcher as a straight-talking and well-...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
SEOUL - Panna Rittikrai, Thailand's leading martial arts stuntman, choreographer and film director, died Sunday (July 20, 2014) age 53.
Rittikrai was mentor to Thailand's contemporary martial arts stars Tony Jaa and Jeeja Janin, among others.
| Jul 21, 2014
| 11:22 AM
An introduction to the 32 golfers representing 8 nations at this week's International Crown women's golf tournament at Caves Valley.
UNITED STATES (No. 1 seed)
Hometown: Pleasanton, Calif.
Turned Pro: 2004...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 8:30 AM
HONG KONG - "Cemetery of Kings," the latest project by Thailand's former Palme d'Or winner Apichatpong Weerasethakul ("Uncle Boonmee Who Can't Recall His Past Lives") will receive production funding from the Berlin Festival's World Cinema Fund....
| Jun 30, 2014
| 6:30 AM
HONG KONG - Japan's Nippon Television and Nikkatsu and Thailand's Kantana have established a joint venture company with activities that will stretch from computer graphics work to animation co-production.
The thre companies said that new Kantana Japan...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Breaking up is hard to do -- unless you hire someone else to do it for you. So goes the premise of "The Breakup Guru," a helming debut for mainland star Deng Chao and theater director Yu Baimei, who have claimed that they're pushing the envelope of...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 11:20 AM
Cruise lines are making waves out there with news of ship deployments. Here are some tips about a sampling of interesting itineraries — near and far — this year and next:
· Princess Cruises – Sapphire Princess has...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 1:53 PM
The general who led a military coup in Thailand three months ago took on the civilian mantle of prime minister Thursday when the legislators he appointed nominated him as sole candidate and voted overwhelmingly to make him government chief.
| Aug 13, 2014
| 5:51 PM
A historic hotel in downtown Pasadena that served as sedate senior housing for decades is about to make a splashy comeback.
The $60-million makeover of Hotel Constance reflects Pasadena's rising profile as an international travel destination. As part of...