IOC head Thomas Bach seeks support on reform program

BANGKOK - Declaring "the time for change is now," IOC President Thomas Bach urged the world's national Olympic committees on Friday...

Bangkok on a budget

BANGKOK, Thailand --- From 15-cent train rides...easy to spend hundreds of dollars a day in Bangkok, home to some of the most luxurious hotels...attracting more upmarket visitors. In Bangkok's prime residential area of Sukhumvit...

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Experts gather for emergency bird flu meeting in Bangkok

BANGKOK, Thailand -- Two sisters in Vietnam became...least 10 people in as many countries. Bangkok - the site of the meeting - was itself...Wednesday's three-hour conference in Bangkok was expected to draw representatives from...

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Opportunity in Bangkok

...Bush will meet one-on-one with a number of Asian leaders next week at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Bangkok. It is his opportunity to tell them, particularly Thailand's prime minister, that the civilized world shares democratic...

Tech Tips: Using a phone abroad without huge fees

BANGKOK - If you have a trip outside the United States coming up, one thing you'll likely want to bring is your cellphone. You might...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Oka' Chaffa Indian Festival to move to new location

...Their Moms.' It was a very nice article. I liked it so much."I'm saving the extra one you sent for Robin (he is in Bangkok now) and I'm sure he will like it, too."I think it is great your dad was 'first' in the S.C. race. Take care and...

Report: Bird flu detected in cat

BANGKOK, Thailand -- Thailand ordered an investigation...stocks. A clouded leopard in a zoo near Bangkok last month became the first non-human...Animal Hospital of Kasetsart University in Bangkok, the Krungthep Thurakij daily newspaper...

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Asia maintains 'face' of prosperity

BANGKOK, Thailand -- Fondling cellular phones...Immaculately dressed secretaries cross Bangkok's Silom Road for lunchtime shopping at...than 50 years. Largely vanished from the Bangkok skyline is the "national bird," as the...

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BANGKOK, Thailand - Motorists in the Thai capital...14 per cent of the traffic policemen in Bangkok, failed the test on traffic law and they...again within six months, said Montree. Bangkok drivers have long complained about the...

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BANGKOK, Thailand -- A cash-strapped Thai groom spent his wedding night in jail...the marriage bill. Somsak Sowong, 26, left the wedding ceremony at the Bangkok home of his bride, Saengdaun Jonburom, 31, before it was time to exchange...

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