HARTFORD, Connecticut (AP) — Matthew Franjola, a reporter and photographer for The Associated Press who was among the last Americans in Saigon before it fell to the North Vietnamese in 1975, has died. He was 72. His ex-wife, Grace Franjola, said he died Thursday at Danbury Hospital after a long illness. She says Franjola trained...
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - Brothers of an Australian Al-Jazeera English journalist held in Egypt for more than a year say their lawyers are focusing on deportation at President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's command as their best option....
As you may have noticed, we here at Siam Voices have used our light-hearted Tongue-Thai'ed!-section not as much in 2014 as we would have liked to, since the coup and the ongoing authoritarian rule by the military junta were mostly no laughing matter. However, the generals now in charge of nearly every aspect of life in Thailand are not shy when it comes to sharing their ideas to the population - with varying results....
BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese court has given a one-year jail sentence to a filmmaker who produced a documentary on the country’s 100-year quest for constitutional rule. Lawyer Zhang Xuezhong said the Beijing district court found Shen Yongping guilty on Tuesday of running an illegal business because he had not obtained permission to film the...
Bars line the street, on display are neon lights, beer signs and women trying to lure in passing revelers. This scene could be anywhere in Thailand, but this particular red light district in Su-ngai Kolok is on the border with Malaysia in Narathiwat province. Here, soldiers and military vehicles patrol the streets to protect the sex workers and the Malaysian men they cater to from the very real possibility of attacks by Muslim insurgents....
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