Myanmar freed hundreds of political prisoners Friday in an amnesty that could pressure the West to lift sanctions as one of the world's most reclusive states opens up.
Israeli intelligence warned Thai officials of possible car bomb attacks in Bangkok Jan. 13-15. Thai police arrested a Lebanese suspect with ties to Hezbollah today.
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