| Jan 21, 2014
| 5:15 PM
The U.S. State Department has issued a travel alert for Thailand, warning visitors about demonstrations sparked, in part, by elections next month.
"The situation is unpredictable and ongoing demonstration activity, primarily in the greater Bangkok...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 3:36 PM
A day after street protests turned deadly in Thailand, the head of the army declined on Friday to rule out a military coup d'etat to quell escalating violence as pro- and anti-government forces head toward a contentious Feb. 2 election.
| Dec 16, 2013
| 12:30 PM
With a nod to the Coen brothers' jet-black humor and twisty plotting, mainland helmer Ning Hao takes his personal brand of Chinese picaresque to nihilistic levels in "No Man's Land." An oater-cum-road-movie in which a lawyer's misadventures on a lawless...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Somewhere in the world, there is a Sriracha fan who has turned his beard into a bowl. It sags below his chin in the form of an elongated cup made of wiry brown hairs. He fills the beard bowl with ramen noodles. And before eating them with a pair of wooden...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 6:30 PM
LONDON -- Altitude Film Sales has closed international distribution deals on 14 films, including "Big Game," an action adventure starring Samuel L. Jackson as the U.S. President.
"Big Game," which is written and directed by Jalmari Helander ("Rare...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 6:30 AM
HONG KONG - After two and a half days of product reels, private screenings and technology demonstrations, the CineAsia convention wrapped in Hong Kong with an awards ceremony that honored some of the most popular film executives in Asia.
Terry Lai and...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:32 AM
Monday's Pictures in the News begins in South Africa, where mourners sing outside the home of former president Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg. Scores of heads of state and government and other foreign dignitaries, including royalty, are beginning to...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 10:15 AM
Is it any surprise Justin Bieber had the most liked photo on Instagram?
The teenage pop singer's feat was announced Friday by Facebook-owned Instagram along with other statistics from 2013.
The photo, which was posted this summer, shows Bieber...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 10:19 PM
NEW DELHI — In the latest twist of Thailand's political crisis, beleaguered Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said Monday that she had petitioned the monarchy to dissolve parliament and hold new elections as a fresh wave of protesters descended...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 10:30 AM
What's so wrong with palm oil, from the palm trees that bear fruit, not coconuts?
Well, if you listen to environmentalists and animal-rights advocates along with nutrition and health experts, they'll tell you it's something close to poison.
| Nov 30, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Here's the thing about circumnavigating the globe on a journey that's funded and fueled by kindness: You don't always find comfort but you almost always encounter adventure -- and I have, almost every day of a trip that began Aug. 10 from L.A.
| Nov 11, 2013
| 11:47 AM
Border land around the cherished Preah Vihear temple belongs to Cambodia and Thailand's police and security forces must leave the territory, the United Nation's highest court ruled Monday in a decades-old dispute between the Southeast Asian neighbors....