Bangkok is under curfew after a long day of violence between 'Red Shirt' protesters and Thai authorities. Marco Werman gets the latest from Ron Corben, an independent journalist who's been based in Bangkok for twenty years.
This Geo Quiz might make you hungry! We're looking for a large city in Southeast Asia. The city's name means "city of angels." It became its country's capital in the 18th century. And it has great food and not merely in the fancy restaurants.
There's been a surge of drug trafficking in the Golden Triangle. Thai police say Burma's political reforms may be indirectly resulting in increased trafficking in the border areas of Burma, Thailand and Laos.
Monday Thai opposition leaders kicked off a campaign to "Shutdown Bangkok" continuing weeks of protests against Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. What do the protesters want? You just might be surprised.
Thai democracy advocates have been stymied by their government's efforts to put a lid on any protests. But some of them took a risk this week to start a protest in solidarity with student protesters in Hong Kong.
More than 5,000 people have been taken into custody in a crackdown on illegal World Cup gambling. Police raided hundreds of betting dens across Asia. Anchor Marco Werman gets the story from The World's Mary Kay Magistad in Beijing.
In the Geo Quiz we're looking for a Southeast Asian city where you'd find Suvarnabhumi Airport which means "Golden Land" in Sanskrit. On Friday, the authorities busted an illegal animal trafficker at that airport.