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CANNES -- The Ryan Gosling-Nicolas Refn collaboration “Only God Forgives” premieres to the media at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday morning before playing in a public gala Wednesday night. The movie, which reunites the star and...
A makeup artist testified Friday that before a concert in Bangkok, Michael Jackson was having a hard time walking, seemed to be in a daze and stumbled over a potted tree in his dressing room before finally being led on stage to perform. Karen Faye,...
Tags: AEG, Michael Jackson
Conservationists battling illicit global trade in endangered species say at least 25,000 African elephants were slaughtered last year by criminal gangs eager to market the lucrative ivory from their tusks. The poachers' take has risen to alarming levels...
KARLOVY VARY, Czech Republic — We had been collecting frequent-flier points for years. My husband, Keith, and I thought that, yes, of course, we would use them. We would fly around the world. Business class. Maybe next year. Queen Latifah shoved...
EVA Air is offering a $996 airfare, including taxes and fees, to Bangkok, Thailand, from LAX. It is for travel Mondays through Thursdays until May 20 or between Aug. 20 and Nov. 30. Maximum stay is three months, and tickets must be bought by April 2....
Tags: Trips and Vacations, Thailand, Travel
NEW DELHI – The Thai government agreed Thursday to hold its first formal talks with Muslim rebels operating along the country’s southern border, a potential breakthrough in a conflict that has claimed more than 5,000 lives since 2004....
In Shanghai, guests at the Peninsula Hotel will greet the Chinese New Year by snaking through the lobby doing a lion dance. In Bangkok and Beijing, they will celebrate at the Peninsula’s afternoon tea. And in Hong Kong, they will watch the city&...
Although Nick B. Williams Jr. would carve out a distinguished career as an editor and foreign correspondent at the Los Angeles Times, he first had to overcome the "junior" at the end of his name. He joined the newspaper in the late 1960s when his father,...
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Special to the Los Angeles TimesFresh mango glistening the brilliant orange of a late-summer sun, glutinous rice balls glowing a radiant pandan green, tender taro cakes blooming the same piercing purple as a field of lilacs. Bhan Kanom Thai is a rainbow rush of colors. The Hollywood...
Tags: Yams, Malaysia, Vietnam, Vientiane (Laos), Indonesia
This is Thailand, where ancient tradition, modern chic and a passion for perfection create magical weddings and honeymoons. Toast to love on a skyscraper rooftop, share vows at a golden shrine and cuddle in a glass-enclosed boudoir that seems to float...
World NowA U.S. citizen on Thursday received a 2 1/2-year prison sentence for insulting Thailand's king, prompting the American Embassy to issue a rare rebuke, saying that the punishment was too harsh and was a violation of free-speech rights....
World NowThailand Iran Explosion: Three explosions rattle Thailand, police say Iranian nationals suspected...
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