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.
Thailand PM's legal battles could force her out of office and spark fresh protests
Some legal experts say Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's entire government will have to go if she is forced to step down, but her party rejects that.
These are the countries still using lethal injection to kill people
The US is not in good company.
To the polls again: Thailand will hold a new general election in July
A court nullified February's election because of rules that stipulate the vote must be held on the same day across the country.
A major US-funded poll finds that Myanmar’s people adore their vicious military
But was it a total waste of taxpayer dollars?
World Health Organization holds emergency meeting on cross-border spread of polio
Polio re-emerged in Syria in 2013 for the first time in 14 years, fanning fears of a wider international proliferation and prompting a vast regional emergency vaccination campaign.
9 cities where you can visit a cat cafe
You can work kitty cuddles into your travel plans even if you're not going anywhere near Tokyo.
These Asian city-states might be booming. But they're not banging
Sexologists explain why. And the government intervenes in the bedroom.
What might be the biggest water gun fight in the world is happening right now in Myanmar and Thailand
This looks like fun.
Thai men dressing up like Mexican gangsters, it's a thing
But don’t make the mistake of equating the two.
These Thai boys transform into princes before being ordained as Buddhist novices
During the three-day festival, the boys have their heads shaved and put on makeup, jewelry, flower headpieces and costumes resembling those worn by a Yai Tai prince.
This touching commercial from Thailand will inspire you to be kinder (and maybe make you cry)
"Believe in good."
These nations are using food to project power around the world. And it's working.
The way to hearts and minds, it seems, is through the tummy.
Thailand braces for the worst as protests erupt again and political crisis looms
The protests are the latest installment of an eight-year political battle pitting Bangkok's middle class against the mostly rural supporters of the prime minister and her billionaire brother.
Could MH370 really blow straight through Asian air defenses?
Maybe, say experts. Or maybe the militaries are hiding something.
Thailand is in political limbo after court voids last month's election
The country's economy is suffering as a result of its political instability.
This time, it’s serious: Thailand’s upcountry is preparing for civil war
If the government falls, supporters will resist with armed recruits.
It's National Elephant Day in Thailand!
So here's a bunch of amazing pictures of the majestic animals.
5 reasons why slaves still catch your seafood
Heads up: reason #5 is your fault.
Thailand may extend state of emergency despite scaled-back protest
The government imposed the 60-day emergency in Bangkok on Jan. 21 in a bid to contain the latest unrest.
Gunshots rattle Bangkok as prime minister flies out
Police said unknown gunmen fired sporadically early Wednesday for around an hour in three areas of Bangkok where demonstrators are camped out.
Thais bring children to the insurrection, despite recent deaths
The uprising kits kids out in anti-government kitsch, and targets the prime minister’s 10-year-old.
Thailand's Election Commission frees up some funds to pay rice farmers
The money will go a little way towards appeasing farmers protesting in Bangkok and their home provinces.
No, China is not the ‘Cookie Monster’ of global commodities
A leading expert sorts truth from hype on China’s worldwide resource quest.
Third child dies in protest violence in Thailand
The girl died from wounds after a grenade attack on Sunday afternoon on a busy Bangkok shopping district. Twenty-one people have now been killed and more than 700 wounded in violence linked to almost four months of anti-government demonstrations.
37 motorbikes carrying everything, including crocodiles
The things we carried. On mopeds.
Thai court warns against using emergency powers to crack down on protesters
The country's police chief said there were no plans to retake more protest sites after Tuesday's 'Peace for Bangkok Mission' saw the deadliest clashes since anti-government demonstrations began in November.