Asia embraces blackface-style ads. Get ready to cringe
Asian TV is enduring a disconcerting fad — for a laugh or to sell soap.
Thai junta sets up panels to crack down on critical news reports
The military has shut hundreds of 'inappropriate websites,' radio stations and television channels since the coup.
4 absurdly harmless acts now criminalized by Thailand’s military rulers
In junta-run Bangkok, even sandwiches can be interpreted as threats to the state.
Opponents of Thai junta launch a democracy campaign
The military staged a bloodless coup in May, after months of protests had undermined the government of Yingluck Shinawatra.
Cambodian workers accuse Thai junta of arrest and abuse
In a mass exodus, Cambodians choose homelessness and hunger over another panic-filled day in Thailand.
Watch 100,000 ducks stampede through this village in Thailand
That's one quacked up commute.
Trash fish: It’s gross, tainted by slavery and possibly in your dog food
Shrimp, fish pills and pet food all use an ingredient notorious for forced labor abuses.
Thai military's PR efforts now include free movie tickets and World Cup screenings
Guess free food and dancing soldiers weren't enough.
Listen to this soothing ballad written by the leader of Thailand's coup
General Prayut Chan-O-Cha wrote the song to reassure the people of Thailand that all the military wants to do is restore happiness.
Fed up with Facebook dissent, Thai generals are developing junta-friendly social media
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5 really weird, and enormous, food heists
From maple syrup to caviar, these are some of the weirdest large-scale thefts of food around the world.
Thai junta claims it has support from China and Vietnam
The United States scrapped joint military programs with Thailand days after the May 22 coup.
Bangkok’s anti-coup flash mobs have adopted the 'Hunger Games' salute
They materialize suddenly, raising a three-finger salute toward the sky. Then they vanish as quickly as they appear, melting into crowds to evade police.
Thailand's military junta chief rules out elections for at least a year
The International Federation for Human Rights said there had been a 'swift and serious deterioration of the human rights situation' in Thailand since the coup, citing the detentions.
Brace for it: Thailand could be run by a military junta for years
But the generals now in charge hardly seem to be enjoying themselves.
How Thailand moved from anti-government protests to a coup in 6 months
A timeline of the key events.
Thai army tackles economic woes, stifles dissent
'We are very firm on our strategy when it comes to anti-coup protesters,' said deputy army spokesman Winthai Suvaree.
Thailand is now ruled by a military junta. Here are 4 things to expect.
Prayuth Chan-ohca's coup is a provocative move with the potential to create even more disorder in Thailand.
Thailand's military detains former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra (LIVE BLOG)
A day after declaring a coup and a curfew, Thailand's military tightened its grip on the country.
Thailand's military says it is staging a coup ... for peace
The military also declared a curfew from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. and clamped down on the media.
'No clear conclusion' in talks aimed at ending Thailand's political crisis
Thailand's political turmoil has driven the country to the brink of recession and even raised fears of civil war.
Martial law selfies are the hip new thing in chaotic Thailand
Turns out, the collapse of democracy can be fun, too.
Thailand’s democracy is being dismembered, limb by limb
News Analysis: Although Thailand’s military declared martial law today, generals insist they did not stage a coup. Here’s what to expect.
Thailand's army declares martial law, says it's not a military coup
Military officials said they were not interfering with the caretaker government, but ministers were not informed of the army's plan before it was announced on television.
Bureaucracy, corruption and fear thwart justice for trafficked women in Thailand (VIDEO)
Human trafficking is big business, bringing in $32 billion annually. In 2012, the Thai government prosecuted just 27 cases, obtaining 10 convictions.
Gunmen attack Thai anti-government protesters, killing 3 people
Meanwhile, protesters forced acting Prime Minister Niwatthamrong Boonsongphaisan to flee a meeting with the Election Commission.
No, Beijing’s South China Sea offensive isn't about oil and fish …
… contrary to widespread reports. And that’s why the conflict matters to Americans.
Cue Thai protests
Supporters of the ousted Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra gather to protest installing an unelected premier.
Thai leader indicted for negligence a day after being thrown out of office
It's been a rough week for Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
With its prime minister ousted, here’s what to expect in Thailand
After months of protests, today a court toppled Yingluck Shinawatra on dubious grounds. Her party calls it a coup.
How Myanmar’s government is making violence between Muslims and Buddhists worse
For three days, Meikhtila was a bloody hell. Now it’s in seething limbo.