| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 4:30 AM
HONG KONG - The Thai government confirmed Tuesday that it had banned popular computer game "Tropico 5."
News of the ban first emerged on the Facebook page of the game's local distributor New Era Interactive Media. Confirmation came from the state-...
| 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 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 31, 2014
| 12:50 PM
YANGON, Myanmar One of the world's most challenging and deadly races is underway in the forests of this turbulent country.
A new strain of drug-resistant malaria has emerged in Myanmar just as the country is emerging from a half-century of isolation,...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Linda Ogwuazor, a Howard University student from Elkridge, packed her bags and boarded a flight to summer school this month. Her destination: Thailand, where she and other students from around the world are taking part in an international science mission....
| Jun 29, 2014
A recent trip to St. Louis found Team Rosenthal on the Anheuser-Busch brewery tour. For the young son and daughter, there was a foosball table in the waiting area, Clydesdale horses in the stables and a gift shop. For the parents, there was free beer....
| 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...