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  • Thailand's military seizes power in coup, vows to restore stability

    Thailand’s military on Thursday seized power from a caretaker government, declaring that the takeover was necessary to end six months of political crisis and often violent protests. It was the 12th coup in Thailand in 84 years. The televised...
  • Thai army declares martial law

    Thailand’s army declared martial law early Tuesday “to restore peace and order” after months of antigovernment protests, but stressed that a military coup was not underway. Soldiers entered several private television stations in...
  • Thailand's army criticized for 'de facto coup'

    Thailand's army criticized for 'de facto coup'
    The Royal Thai Army’s imposition of martial law nationwide on Tuesday drew condemnations from human rights groups and thrust the Southeast Asian kingdom into deeper political uncertainty stemming from months of crippling anti-government protests....
  • World's 50 best restaurants: Noma reclaims its No. 1 title

    World's 50 best restaurants: Noma reclaims its No. 1 title
    Noma in Copenhagen was named the No. 1 restaurant on the annual list of the "World's 50 Best Restaurants" at an awards ceremony Monday at the Guildhall in London. The four-time champ reclaimed its title after Spanish restaurant El Celler de Can Roca,...
  • Newcomers Heralded at Thailand Destination Festival

    HONG KONG - Thailand's deputy prime minister Yukol Limlamthong was on hand at the closing ceremony of the Thailand International Film Destination Festival 2014 which wrapped Tuesday in Bangkok. Awards were presented to winners of the Amazing Thailand...
  • Pictures in the News | March 3, 2014

     
    Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Tinseltown, where Hollywood celebrated the best in film during the 86th Annual Academy Awards....
  • Technicolor Thailand To Close

    Technicolor's facility in Bangkok, Thailand, will close at the end of the month. Staff at the long-established plant have been told that their last day will be March 27 and that the facility will close on March 31. The site had provided a full...
  • Thailand Destination Festival to Go Annual

    HONG KONG -- The Thailand International Film Destination Festival is to take place for a second time in April. The locations promotional event will run April 20-29 at Bangkok's Paragon complex. "Whilst it was initially planned as a one-off event, its...
  • Civil unrest; transit strikes: Will insurance cover me?

    Chances are that if you had booked a tour to Bangkok for this spring, you're having an "agonizing reappraisal" right about now. Or if you're already there, you're thinking about avoiding the local hassle by going somewhere else or going home early. If so,...
  • Seniors on the Go: Cities where you might feel comfortable -- and where you won't

    Seniors on the Go: Cities where you might feel comfortable -- and where you won't
    I usually don't like to report on those "best" or "least expensive" city or airport stories. I figure that if you really want to visit the Louvre, the fact that Albuquerque is less expensive or Seoul has a better airport is irrelevant. But once in a while...
  • Rare tortoises are branded to make them unattractive to poachers

     Rare tortoises are branded to make them unattractive to poachers
    The booming illegal international wildlife trade forced conservationists to do the unthinkable Tuesday: Brand the golden domes of two of the rarest tortoises on Earth to reduce their black market value by making it easier for authorities to trace them...