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...

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...

Another big catch for Thai company in $1.5B bid for Bumble Bee

BANGKOK - A Thai food company may be landing another whopper in the U.S. with its $1.5 billion bid for Bumble Bee Seafoods.Thai...

Chinese stock index jumps 5.3 percent as Asian stocks rise

...200 advanced 1.2 percent to 5,233.30 and Seoul's Kospi gained 0.7 percent to 1,908.00. Markets in Singapore, Bangkok, New Zealand and Jakarta also rose.European markets also advanced in early trading. France's CAC-40 added 2.1 percent...

European shares weighed down by Glencore and Volkswagen

...December's policy meeting.ASIA'S DAY: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index fell 1.3 percent to 17,645.11 and Singapore, Bangkok, Manila and Jakarta also retreated. Sydney's S&P/ASX 200 rose 1.4 percent to 5,113.50 and the Shanghai Composite...

You Remembered: Residents recall Wrightsboro Road drive-ins

...at the beginning of the Arab oil embargo and we haven't seen that price again. I was on my way then from Fort Gordon to Bangkok, Thailand, and thought I'd never return to Augusta. But I came back three years later and I'm still here.You're...

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...