Most Shared Stories Tagged: Thailand

Conflict & Justice

Bangkok under curfew

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.

Conflict & Justice

World Cup gambling crackdown

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.

Politics

Accused Russian arms trader Viktor Bout

The World's Alex Gallafent has the latest on Viktor Bout. He's a Russian man suspected of being among of the world's largest arms traffickers. A court in Thailand today ordered his extradition to stand trial in the US on terrorism related charges.

Politics

Israeli growers on strike

Many farms rely on foreigners to do back-breaking, low-paying jobs. In Israel, that means importing farm workers from Thailand but the Israeli government now limits the number of guest workers. Israeli growers are protesting. Matthew Bell reports.

Arts, Culture & Media

The Sound of Siam

Music critic Tom Schnabel plays us tracks from a new collection of old music from Thailand. The CD is called The Sound of Siam. It is a compilation of tracks by Thai artists from the 1960s and '70s.