| Sep 12, 2008
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...
| Sep 20, 2008
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-...
| Dec 26, 2008
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...
| Jun 5, 2009
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,...
| Apr 13, 2009
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...
| Mar 23, 2008
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...
| Mar 23, 2008
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| Apr 1, 2008
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...
| Aug 21, 2008
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...
| May 15, 2008
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...
| Jul 12, 2009
"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...