King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand Dies King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand dies after 70 years on the throne. The king, 88, was widely revered in Thailand. He was viewed as a stabilising figure in a country struck by cycles of political chaos and multiple coups. Thailand was transformed during his reign, moving from a mostly agricultural economy…

Tans Hotel Not Legal Authorities check the hotel licence at the Eastin Tan Hotel in Muang district of Chiang Mai on Friday. Authorities are acting versus a Chaing Mai hotel owned by green tea tycoon Tan Passakornnatee for operating without a licence. Muang district officials, cops and soldiers descended on the Eastin Tan Hotel on…

A Day and Night in Bangkok A day and night in Bangkok – It’s hot, inexpensive, crowded and friendly – Bangkok hits all the sweet and not-so-sweet spots and still handles to come out on top. Look one way and it’s a mess of tangled wires and busted sidewalks, look another and it’s stilted houses and…