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  • Thai coup holds promise of democracy

    In the millennium of Thai history, the distinction between civilian and military servant of the king has barely existed. Certainly for five centuries generals became ministers and ministers became generals. Since 1932, the Royal Thai Army has always had...
  • Nicole Kidman, Hugh Grant, Jackie Chan Among Stars Set to Shine at Shanghai Festival

    HONG KONG - The Shanghai International Film Festival (14-22 June) looks set to be a starry affair. Nicole Kidman, Hugh Grant, Hayden Christensen, and Korean superstar Rain ("Speed Racer") will be on the festival's red carpet on opening night. The...
  • Shanghai Festival: 'Little England' Wins Golden Goblet

    Greek film "Little England" claimed the top prizes, including the Golden Goblet, at the 17th edition of the Shanghai International Film Festival. The awards were handed out on Sunday (June 22) evening at a red carpet ceremony at the Shanghai Grand...
  • Taking Thailand to task for high-seas slavery

    Sometimes it can be hard to see the connections between human rights violations in far-off places and how we live our daily lives. But if you go to your freezer and find Charoen Pokphand (CP) Foods' frozen shrimp products bought at Costco, Wal-Mart or...
  • Calvin Klein and the fabric of brand loyalty

    Calvin Klein and the fabric of brand loyalty
    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....
  • Thailand's Kantana Sets up Japan JV With Nippon TV and Nikkatsu

    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...
  • Film Review: 'The Breakup Guru'

    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...
  • Pictures in the News | June 26, 2014

     
    In Thursday's Pictures in the News, festival-goers gather ahead of this weekend's Glastonbury Festival of Music and Performing Arts on Worthy Farm in Somerset, southwest England. Bangkok, Thailand: Taitan, a  male Shih Tzu from Thailand, yawns while being...
  • Pictures in the News | May 30, 2014

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where SpaceX Chief Executive Elon Musk unveiled a cone-shaped spaceship that he hopes will one day ferry yo to seven astronauts and equipment to the International Space Station...
  • Media Activities Curtailed by Thailand's Military Coup

    The military coup in Thailand has dealt a direct blow to media and entertainment activities in the country. The coup was announced Thursday afternoon local time after months of political stalemate between a caretaker government and opposition parties...
  • Thailand's ousted prime minister surrenders to military after coup

    Scores of ousted Thai government officials surrendered to the military, and soldiers broke up a demonstration in central Bangkok on Friday, as the army cemented its power the day after declaring a coup. Former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra...