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  • Ian Mader named AP's news editor in Florida 
    Updated: Feb-08-16 10:45 am

    MIAMI - Ian Mader, a veteran foreign correspondent with a reputation for breaking news and challenging reporters, has been named The Associated Press Florida news editor based in Miami.

  • Murder suspect of dismembered Spaniard arrested in Cambodia 
    Updated: Feb-07-16 11:50 pm

    PNHOM PENH, Cambodia - A Spanish man who is the prime suspect in the gruesome murder of a fellow Spaniard was arrested in Cambodia, where he is believed to have fled after the victim's dismembered body was recovered piece by piece from Bangkok's Chao Phraya River, police said Monday.

  • Thai police suspect Spaniard involved in countryman's death 
    Updated: Feb-05-16 9:31 am

    BANGKOK - Thai police on Friday released photos of a Spanish man suspected of involvement in the killing of a fellow Spaniard whose dismembered body was recovered piece by piece over the past week from Bangkok's Chao Phraya River.

  • Thai authorities say fishing industry crackdown intensified 
    Updated: Feb-01-16 2:33 pm

    BANGKOK - Thailand, which faces possible trade sanctions over abuses in its seafood industry, says it has accelerated its fight against human trafficking and unregulated fishing.

  • Massage parlor tycoon-turned-crusading politician sentenced 
    Updated: Jan-28-16 8:33 am

    BANGKOK - A massage parlor tycoon-turned-politician and outspoken critic of corruption was sentenced Thursday to two years in prison for employing gangster tactics in 2003 to clear a prime piece of real estate he owned in Thailand's capital.

  • Asians haul out sweaters to cope with sudden cold snap story has photos
    Updated: Jan-26-16 10:58 am

    BANGKOK - After sweating through unseasonably high temperatures last week, residents of semi-tropical Thailand have had to scavenge through their closets for sweaters and scarves to keep the chill off their bones.

  • Thailand reports 2nd MERS case in a man from Oman 
    Updated: Jan-24-16 1:21 am

    BANGKOK - Thailand has reported its second confirmed case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS, detected in a 71-year-old man from Oman who arrived in Bangkok on Friday.

  • 4 tourists from Mexico die in Thai road crash 
    Updated: Jan-15-16 9:02 am

    BANGKOK - Four tourists from Mexico on a family vacation have died in a traffic accident in Thailand.

  • In US, Asian night markets bring taste of the old and new 
    Updated: Jan-13-16 3:48 pm

    WESTMINSTER, California - Beneath the giant red sign illuminating the Asian Garden Mall in Southern California, slabs of jumbo, white squid are seared on a smoky grill. Nearby, children pluck fried potato slices off a stick and couples dance to Vietnamese ballads.

  • In US, Asian night markets bring taste of the old and new 
    Updated: Jan-13-16 12:24 pm

    WESTMINSTER, California - Beneath the giant red sign illuminating the Asian Garden Mall in Southern California, slabs of jumbo, white squid are seared on a smoky grill. Nearby, children pluck fried potato slices off a stick and couples dance to Vietnamese ballads.

  • Bangkok airport apologizes for snake found on luggage cart 
    Updated: Jan-11-16 11:43 am

    BANGKOK - Bangkok's main international airport has issued an apology after a snake was found on a luggage cart in the arrival hall and startled passengers.

  • Bangkok airport apologizes for snake found on luggage cart 
    Updated: Jan-11-16 7:17 am

    BANGKOK - Bangkok's main international airport has issued an apology after a snake was found on a luggage cart in the arrival hall and startled passengers.