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  • Her career revived, scholar turns tipster

    Her career revived, scholar turns tipster
    Second of three parts Roxanna Brown never saw the car that hit her. The 36-year-old expert in Southeast Asian art was pulling her motorcycle out of a parking lot in Bangkok when the vehicle knocked her onto a busy road. There she was repeatedly...
  • Fixer-upper becomes tropical paradise for a Woodland Hills couple

    Fixer-upper becomes tropical paradise for a Woodland Hills couple
    LOUNGING ON a chaise beneath a Balinese umbrella in the backyard of Edward Sorano and Scott Ellis, you can imagine yourself on vacation at a tropical resort. Surrounded by tiki torches, Indonesian fabrics, gurgling fountains and tropical plants, you half-...
  • Thailand's king reigns -- but he doesn't rule

    Thailand's king reigns -- but he doesn't rule
    King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand, who turned 81 on Dec. 5, broke with tradition by not addressing the nation on his birthday. The official reason was that he had a sore throat that affected his voice. Indeed, his health is a source of concern among the...
  • David Carradine dies at 72; star of 'Kung Fu'

    David Carradine dies at 72; star of 'Kung Fu'
    David Carradine, who became a TV icon in the early 1970s starring as an enigmatic Buddhist monk with a flair for martial arts in "Kung Fu" and more recently played the head of a group of assassins in the "Kill Bill" movies, has been found dead in Bangkok,...
  • Thai troops, protesters clash in Bangkok

    Thai troops in full combat gear cracked down against anti-government protesters early today, using gunfire and tear gas to disperse a crowd blocking Bangkok's busiest intersection. The demonstrators, wearing red shirts, returned fire with their own...
  • Planning your trip to Bangkok, Thailand

    THE BEST WAY From LAX, nonstop service to Bangkok is offered on Thai Airways, and connecting service (change of planes) is available on All Nippon, Asiana, China Airlines, China Eastern, Cathay Pacific, EVA, JAL and Northwest. Restricted round-trip...
  • Comparing Bangkok's best hotels

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || || THE PENINSULA BANGKOK || THE ORIENTAL BANGKOK || THE SUKHOTHAI || FOUR SEASONS HOTEL BANGKOK || SHANGRI-LA HOTEL BANGKOK || || Address || 333 Charoennakorn Road, 011-66-2-861-2888, www.bangkok.. || 48 Oriental Ave., 011-66-2-...
  • Queues and chaos at Heathrow's new facility

    Queues and chaos at Heathrow's new facility
    Heathrow has always been the bad boy of European airports, an international crossroads that periodically morphs into a black hole of chaos and delay with no more provocation than a good English fog. Even by Heathrow's standards, though, the debut of...
  • Quick Takes

    Quick Takes
    France aims against TV for toddlers France's broadcast authority has banned French channels from airing TV shows aimed at children under 3 years old, to shield them from developmental risks it says television viewing poses at that age. The ruling also...
  • Monsoon predicted in Myanmar delta

    Monsoon winds and rain were predicted on Wednesday to whip through Myanmar's Irrawaddy River delta, compounding the misery for at least 1.6 million survivors of this month's deadly cyclone and spawning fresh appeals from the international community for...
  • Finding inspiration across the room

    Finding inspiration across the room
    "Have you ever tried Okinawan sake?" It wasn't a question. Not the way the giant Korean dude said it. Not the way he and his band of long-haired, tattooed, well-armed friends stood around grinning like something fun was about to happen, like the haole...