Aung San Suu Kyi is cautiously optimistic about the future of Burma (Myanmar) as the government approved her party to run in upcoming by-elections.
American Joe Gordon, who translated a banned biography of Thailand’s king and posted it online while living in Colorado, was sentenced to 2-1/2 years in a Thai prison.
12/08/2011 12:42 pm
A Christian Science perspective.
11/30/2011 09:00 am
Global News Blog Clinton announces $10 million in Thailand flood relief aid, Bangkok distracted by politics
US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced a $10 million aid package for Thailand flood relief during a visit to Bangkok Wednesday.
11/16/2011 01:30 pm
The Sam Wa canal breach highlights a growing divide over whether Thailand's flood defenses should be used to protect the heart of Bangkok at the expense of outer suburbs and towns to the north.
11/01/2011 01:05 pm
Thailand's prime minister expressed cautious optimism Saturday that the flood threat to Bangkok may be receding. But flooding from high tides may still pose a problem for a city just six feet above sea level.
10/29/2011 12:44 pm
Although it remains unclear how much of Bangkok will be flooded, people displaced by the flood in the northern suburbs try to balance keeping themselves safe with protecting their homes.
10/28/2011 11:19 am
Thailand's floods left many in Bangkok without drinking water. Flooding triggered panic buying that has emptied Bangkok's supermarkets of bottled water.
10/28/2011 11:01 am
Bangkok flood waters have forced thousands to flee, but many are joking, reinforcing their flood barriers, and then remaining open for business as usual.
10/27/2011 01:47 pm
Despite the various evacuation warnings that Thailand floods are serious, Bangkok citizens are staying in the inundated areas and doing what they can to help those who need it.
10/27/2011 11:04 am