The first two
installments of the Thai trilogy, The
Legend of King Naresuan, each topped Spider-man 3 at
the box office in local theaters. The first movie, Pegu’s
Hostage, pulled in about $5.5... Read More...
national dish kimchi has officially been around at least since the
Shilla Dynasty of the Three Kingdoms, which spanned the period from
the second century AD to the seventh. Some authorities sa... Read More...
Two years ago an
18-year old Karen girl named Zember, living in a refugee village
within sight of the Thai-Burma border, staged her own little personal
revolution. She removed the rings she had been addi... Read More...
Nestled on a leafy
slope of Zhongnan Mountain, Louguan
Temple is a revered place
for Taoists. Legend has it that the sage Laozi was last seen here, stopping
briefly to leave his last teaching, the... Read More...
Photo: Steve Evans
Thailand is famous among foreigners for being one of the most permissive societies in Asia. But look again. Sexy dancing, alcohol advertising, pornography, jackpot lotteries and even... Read More...