China’s reach over fleeing dissidents is expanding worldwide
Here's why more and more countries are willing to help China capture its critics on the lam.
5 countries spew more plastic into the oceans than the rest of the world together
And they're all in Asia.
'America has forgotten about us': Former US allies in Vietnam flee persecution
The 'fearless' tribespeople who fought alongside US Special Forces in the Vietnam War now face harassment at home and disinterest abroad.
Thailand’s latest booze diktat? No more 'beer selfies'
Thai junta to snap-happy drinkers: Put down the bottle and nobody gets jailed.
There's so much we don't know about the Bangkok bombing suspect
Despite the trickle of details, the suspect remains shrouded in mystery — or at least Thai police would have us believe as much.
Mystery man in Bangkok bomb probe 'never said a word'
Interviews with neighbors, investigators and the community in the city suburb of Nong Chok paint a picture of a reclusive and secretive Muslim who seldom left his apartment.
Thai police say bomb suspect part of people smuggling gang
Thai police said the suspect was part of a crime group who helped migrants obtain counterfeit documents — and the bomb attack was retaliation for a recent crackdown on his trade.
Bangkok bomb suspect is probably not an international terrorist
Thailand's top police officer Saturday said a man arrested in connection with last week's deadly Bangkok bomb attack was likely motivated by a personal feud.
Whoever masterminded the Bangkok bombing was acting on home turf, police say
It's 'unlikely' that international terrorist groups were behind Monday's deadly bombing in Bangkok.
Is 'the man in the yellow shirt' the key to the Bangkok bombing?
Thai police are hunting a man who was caught on camera leaving a backpack at a Bangkok shrine shortly before an explosion that killed 22 people.
Thai junta chief says Bangkok bomb 'suspect' identified
Thailand's junta chief on Tuesday said authorities were hunting a 'suspect' seen on CCTV footage. Meanwhile, a second explosion hit the capital city.
Someone just bombed central Bangkok, Thai police say
Several people are reported dead in a rare bombing in Thailand's capital.
Get ready for ads on the moon. Starting with this Japanese sports drink
Some lucky astronaut of the future will get to drink powdered Pocari Sweat. Yes, 'Sweat.'
Thailand isn’t always the LGBT paradise it appears to be. Just ask these gay dads
The surrogate mother now refuses to sign documents giving them full custody of the child.
Hit by drought and seawater, Bangkok tap water may run out in a month
Authorities have asked residents to use less water, but conservation efforts have failed because the water is so cheap.
Bangkok is sinking into the Earth
By four inches per year. It could be under five feet of water by 2030. We wish we were kidding.
At this Thai school, transgender students now get uniforms of their own
Thailand's oldest private college debuts 'ladybody' and 'tomboy' fashions for its students.
These parents cryonically froze their toddler in the hope she might live again
GlobalPost goes in-depth with the grieving Thai parents of 2-year-old Einz, the youngest human ever preserved on ice.
Unlike their government, Indonesians welcome Rohingya refugees
'We’re all humans, we need to help each other.'
Meth is now cheaper than a meal at Burger King in much of Asia
Asia’s favorite high — meth — is cheap, dirty and more popular than ever.
The US says it will take in some of Asia’s most persecuted people
Here's what would have to happen for a Rohingya refugee to make it to the United States.
That boat full of starving asylum seekers may be lost off the coast of Thailand
A boat carrying hundreds of refugees, which no country is willing to take in, has not been seen in days.
This is how bad it is for some of the most persecuted people on Earth
The Rohingya are fleeing terrifying persecution in Myanmar only to meet unimaginable horror in Thailand.
Thailand’s death camps may be the most horrifying places in Southeast Asia
When the world's most persecuted people flee, it only gets worse.
This is what happens when a Thai soap opera star gets engaged to a super-rich business heir
Things rich people do.
Tourists in Thailand have no idea they shouldn't be doing this
They call it a conservation center. But the government and wildlife groups are not so sure about that.
Hollywood made a zombie movie but replaced the zombies with Asians
Maybe 'No Escape' is full of nuance and insight. Or maybe it’s a film for Americans so sheltered that they don’t know what a coup is.
This insane fruit is probably the world’s most celebrated (and persecuted)
It smells like hell but tastes like heaven to those who know it best. And it kind of makes you high.
The dangerous new calculus of conflict reporting
What it takes to tell the story of modern warfare.
Thailand considered sourcing your fish dinner with prison labor
The astoundingly bad idea highlights the terrible state of affairs in Thailand's fishing industry.
Here’s one reason Southeast Asia’s skies are getting so chaotic
Thanks to Asia’s rising middle class, the stratosphere is getting really crowded.