Thailand's work force is comprised of a large number of migrant workers, some of whom are in the country illegally. But for those who can prove they're in the country legally, they're set to get a raise, as well as access to government benefits.
In New Hampshire, it wasn't always this easy to get mangosteens and other produce from Asia and Africa. But with immigrant communities growing in the area, some locals are finding ways to get familiar foods from back home onto the plates of Nepalese, Bhutanese and other immigrants here in the US..
The Rohingyas Muslims in Myanmar are mostly stateless and living in grim conditions. Reuters photographer Minzayar visited one of the displaced Rohingya camps, where he documented them making connections with loved ones via a laptop at Internet huts.
When Ponnipa Chanpeng was 22, she turned to dealing drugs to support her family. Seventeen years later, she's still in prison for her crimes. But a vocational training program for female prisoners is giving her hope for the future.
A court in Thailand has ordered the embattled Prime Minister, Samak Sundaravej, to step down. The Constitutional court ruled today that the prime minister had violated a conflict-of-interest law by hosting a TV cooking show while in office.
Leaders of the so-called 'red shirt' demonstrators said today they're ready to accept mediation from a group of Thai senators. Marco Werman talks to novelist John Burdett about the story behind the headlines from Thailand.
Migrant workers from Myanmar, Cambodia, and Laos make up about 10 percent of Thailand's workforce. But now that Thailand has increased its minimum wage, it's also making it harder for immigrant workers to stay.