The clashes between Cambodia and Thailand in the past month have killed at least eight, displaced thousands, and damaged the World Heritage-listed Preah Vihear temple. The UN says it must stop.
02/15/2011 12:50 pm
Longest kiss record: In a Valentine's Day contest, several couples broke the previously held longest kiss record, but after 46 hours, only one couple remained. For setting a new longest kiss record the couple won a diamond ring and over $3,000 in prize money.
02/14/2011 11:39 pm
Proponents say that a safety net in the form of social insurance for Thailand's informal workers – including taxi drivers, food vendors, garbage recyclers – could ease social tensions in a politically polarized nation.
02/14/2011 11:48 am
Photos of the Day Photos of the day 02/08
Lower export barriers are spurring trade and investment from China, but local producers now worry that a flood of cheap Chinese imports will put them out of business.
02/08/2011 07:19 am
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 02/07
Calls for intervention have met firm rejections from Bangkok, even as Thailand-Cambodia clashes that have already killed 10 people continued into their fourth day.
02/07/2011 10:04 am
Stock prices climb Monday in Asia and Europe. Stock prices expected to rise in the US.
02/07/2011 06:55 am
Terrorism & Security Tensions erupt as Thailand, Cambodia exchange gunfire at disputed border temple
Clashes near a temple on the Thailand-Cambodia border wounded at least two Thai troops today. Each nation claims land around the World Heritage Site.
02/04/2011 09:09 am
Africa Monitor West Africa Rising: Senegal hopes new $450 million airport will make it a world trade hub
Senegal's government wants its new airport to become a 21st-century global hub, but why don't African infrastructure projects link the region's cities to each other better?
02/01/2011 03:12 pm