- No major breakthrough at meeting on Asian boat people crisis Updated: May-29-15 10:02 pm
BANGKOK - A regional conference called to address the swelling tide of boat people in Southeast Asia ended with no major breakthroughs, with Myanmar deflecting blame for fueling the crisis and warning that "finger pointing" would not help.
- Year-old Thai coup imposes superficial calm but little else Updated: May-23-15 10:17 pm
BANGKOK - Shortly after seizing power in a coup that followed months of debilitating street protests, Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha vowed to end Thailand's decade of political upheaval once and for all. In his words, "to bring everything out in the open and fix it."
- Thai trafficking crackdown targets corrupt police, officials Updated: May-08-15 7:49 am
BANGKOK - Thailand's police chief announced the arrest of a powerful provincial mayor on Friday and said 50 police officers are being investigated in a widening human trafficking scandal spanning four Asian countries.