| May 2, 2014
| 10:00 AM
The man in the backyard carries the tattoos and scars of a fighter. He spins and kicks. Dust flies, a punching bag shimmies on a rusted clothesline. Sweat drips around blue eyes and seeps through a thin beard. The lines on the face show, but barely. He'...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 4:30 PM
HONG KONG -- The Thailand International Film Destination Festival is to take place for a second time in April.
The locations promotional event will run April 20-29 at Bangkok's Paragon complex.
"Whilst it was initially planned as a one-off event, its...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 6:30 AM
LONDON -- ITV Studios Global Entertainment has inked a raft of programming deals totaling more than 500 hours with digital platforms and TV broadcasters across China and Thailand.
ITV Studios has signed a multi-year drama output deal with Tencent, an...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 3:25 PM
The U.S. and Philippine governments have worked out a new defense cooperation agreement that opens the way for the first large-scale return of American military forces to the island nation since their eviction in the early 1990s, according to the White...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 8:12 AM
The event: The Global Gourmet Games, a gala fundraiser for FasterCures, staged as a high-spirited competition that pits guests against one another to answer questions about food, wine and related trivia, such as which country consumes the most chicken per...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 2:17 PM
Noma in Copenhagen was named the No. 1 restaurant on the annual list of the "World's 50 Best Restaurants" at an awards ceremony Monday at the Guildhall in London. The four-time champ reclaimed its title after Spanish restaurant El Celler de Can Roca,...
| May 1, 2014
| 8:30 AM
HONG KONG - Thailand's deputy prime minister Yukol Limlamthong was on hand at the closing ceremony of the Thailand International Film Destination Festival 2014 which wrapped Tuesday in Bangkok.
Awards were presented to winners of the Amazing Thailand...
| May 5, 2014
| 8:30 AM
HONG KONG -- Beijing Enlight Media, the Chinese production and distribution company behind last year's "Lost In Thailand" (pictured) sensation, is to buy a stake in privately held Guangzhou Xianhai Internet Technology, an online games developer....
| Jan 25, 2014
Steven Shoup's mother emigrated from Thailand to the United States when she was 16, leaving many of her family's cultural and spiritual practices behind as she assimilated into her new country.
Shoup said his parents raised him in an agnostic household,...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:14 PM
An Army officer with more than 20 years in uniform has been indicted in New York, accused of acting as a contract killer and the leader of a band of mercenaries who provided security for international drug cartels, officials said Friday.
| Oct 8, 2013
| 4:41 PM
We've heard about the war on terrorism and the war against drugs, but there is another war that has gone on for decades — the war on poaching — and it's about time we give it just as much attention.
On Sept. 26 in New York City, the...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Born and raised in Iowa, Nora Kirkpatrick is enjoying quite the career. Besides her role as Rainn Wilson's girlfriend, Esther, on "The Office," she performs comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade and is part of the folk group Edward Sharpe and the...