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ReutersBy Paul Carsten and Pairat Temphairojana UDON THANI, Thailand, June 17(Reuters) - Steel girders jut from the low skyline of the Thai city of Udon Thani near the Laos border as workers lay cement for a new shopping mall, one of many illustrating a boom in...
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ReutersUDON THANI, Thailand (Reuters) - Steel girders jut from the low skyline of the Thai city of Udon Thani near the Laos border as workers lay cement for a new shopping mall, one of many illustrating a boom in the Thai economy beyond the bright lights of...
Tags: Condos, China, U.S. Air Force, Abhisit Vejjajiva, Prices
ReutersBEIJING, June 3 (Reuters) - China warned the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees on Monday against making "irresponsible remarks" about nine North Korean defectors the U.N. believes were repatriated to their isolated, authoritarian homeland by China...
SEOUL — Laos is coming under increasing international criticism for its unusual decision to turn over to the North Korean government nine defectors, most of them homeless teenagers. The young North Koreans were arrested by Laotian authorities...
ReutersGENEVA, May 31 (Reuters) - China is believed to have returned nine young North Korean defectors to their homeland, where they face possible severe punishment or even execution, the United Nations said on Friday. The U.N. human rights office as well as...
Alison Wright got her first camera at age 10, a Kodak Instamatic. Then she learned there was such a thing as a photojournalist, a person who traveled the world taking pictures. So that was that. She had a career – a career that would eventually...
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NEW YORK -- Kim Mordaunt’s Laos-set tale “The Rocket” continued its stratospheric ride through the festival universe Saturday, picking up the audience award in the narrative category at the Tribeca Film Festival after previously...
Apr. 26 in History: Luis Soto Juarez, 51, convicted of killing one California Highway patrol officer>> 50 Years Ago — EL CENTRO — “Laos is lost … down the drain,” Virgil Pinkley, editor and publisher of the Post and Press Newspapers, told members of the El Centro Rotary Club yesterday. He called for a drive, starting in...
NEW YORK -- A scripted feature about life in Laos and documentaries about U.S. war crimes and a town in the grip of a debilitating drug addiction were among the big winners at the Tribeca Film Festival's jury prizes Thursday night. "The Rocket," the...
A drug-sniffing dog helped federal officers find more than 30 pounds of opium-soaked cloth and wood chips in four packages from Laos Monday, according to U.S. Customs officials. The dog, Shadow, an 8-year-old Belgian Malinois with U.S. Customs and...
John Kunkel is no ordinary restaurateur. He built Lime Fresh Mexican Grill from a stand-alone spot in South Beach to a small chain that last year he sold to Applebee's for a reported $24 million. In 2011, he opened Yardbird Southern Table and Bar, where...
Behind the wheel of her car, Ng Shui Meng last saw her husband in the jeep behind her, following her home for dinner on a Saturday night, she told human rights groups. She lost sight of him somewhere near a police outpost. She came home. He did not....
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