Articles by Thailand
What Happened To The Hippie Trail? The Legacy Of The Asia Overland Route
June 02 2012 3:38 PM EDT
In the 1960s and 1970s, thousands of rebellious Europeans, Americans, and Aussies threw caution to the wind and traded their suburban upbringings for sarongs, sandals, and the allure of the East, marching along the hippie trail on a journey that would forever alter the course of history.
Leon Panetta Announces Plans To Shift 60% Of US Warships To Pacific By 2020
June 02 2012 12:37 PM EDT
U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced Saturday that the country will shift most of its warships to the Asia-Pacific region by 2020 as part of a new military strategy.
Mazda U.S. Sales Tepid in May
June 01 2012 3:57 PM EDT
Mazda Motor Corporation (Tokyo: 7261) struggled in May posting U.S. sales growth of just 5.4 percent on a daily selling rate adjusted basis, however, the company's sales for the year to date remain strong compared to last year, up an adjusted 19.3 percent.
Toyota's May Car Sales Surge 73%
June 01 2012 11:30 AM EDT
Toyota Motor Corporation (NYSE: TM) enjoyed bumper sales in May which the company said rose 72.9 percent in a preview announcement Friday morning.
Suu Kyi Pleas For Foreign Investment Into Myanmar, But Warns Against Excessive Optimism Over Reforms
June 01 2012 10:27 AM EDT
She urged foreign investors to invest in Myanmar in order to provide jobs for the young and alleviate high rates of poverty.
When Celebrities Attack (Paparazzi): Bieber Is In Good Company [PHOTOS]
May 31 2012 1:33 PM EDT
Could Justin Bieber really hurt a fly?
Aung San Suu Kyi?s Star Power Dominates Bangkok Economic Summit
May 31 2012 10:57 AM EDT
During the summit, Suu Kyi was protected by a team of bodyguards and did not speak to media
Suu Kyi Listens To Plight Of Burmese Migrants In Thailand
May 30 2012 9:24 AM EDT
The Burmese in Thailand occupy the lowest strata of society and earn meager wages toiling at menial jobs in construction, fishing and factories, often illegally.
A Tale Of Two Nations: Suu Kyi Will Find Thailand A Stark Contrast To Native Myanmar
May 29 2012 2:36 PM EDT
She had spent 15 of the past 24 years under house arrest and refrained from leaving the country out of fear she would never be permitted to return.
After 24 Years In Myanmar, New Doors Open For Aung San Suu Kyi
May 25 2012 6:04 AM EDT
When Aung San Suu Kyi left her husband and children in England to visit her ailing mother in Myanmar 24 years ago, she never imagined that she'd be stuck inside the Southeast Asian country for 24 years. Now, she will leave Myanmar for the first time since 1988.
Tech Risks? Disasters, Failure To Innovate Rank High: BDO Survey
May 15 2012 2:07 PM EDT
In 1999, Andrew Grove, then Chairman of Intel (Nasdaq: INTC), the No. 1 chipmaker, published a bestseller, ?Only the Paranoid Survive.?
Bundesbank Confirms German Gold Held By FED, BOE and Banque De France
May 15 2012 6:21 AM EDT
Germany's Bundesbank confirmed yesterday that the German gold reserves are held overseas by the Federal Reserve, the Bank of England and the Banque de France. There has been a lack of clarity and transparency regarding the German gold reserves, as there are with many other nations gold reserves, and this had led politicians and journalists seeking transparency. The Bundesbank has previously resisted calls for a more transparent accounting of the German gold reserves.
Kimberly Spradlin Wins 'Survivor,' 5 Things To Know About Bridal Shop Owner [VIDEO][PHOTOS]
May 14 2012 1:30 PM EDT
The 24th season of Survivor' came to a close on Sunday night when Kimberly Spradlin won the final vote, broadcast live by CBS. Spraldin will go home with one million dollars for winning seven out of nine votes from a jury of fellow contestants, plus another $100,000 for winning the title of fan favorite from viewers at home.
China-Philippines Standoff Likened To David Vs Goliath: Safety Alert Issued Over South China Sea Protests
May 11 2012 9:11 AM EDT
Hundreds of Philippine protestors took to the streets outside the Chinese embassy in Manila demanding China to withdraw its ships from the region.
Gold 'Will Go To 3,000 Dollars Per Ounce' - Rosenberg
May 11 2012 7:35 AM EDT
Highly respected economist and strategist David Rosenberg has told that Financial Times in a video interview (see below) that gold will go to $3,000 per ounce before this cycle is over. Markets are repeating the downturns of 2010 and 2011 and it is time to search for safety, David Rosenberg of Gluskin Sheff tells James Mackintosh, the FT Investment Editor. Rosenberg sees a very good opportunity in gold as it has corrected and seems to be off the radar screen right now...
Jackie Green Becomes First Transgender To Enter Miss England Semi-Final; Will She Create History By Winning The Beauty Pageant? [PHOTOS]
May 10 2012 8:51 AM EDT
Jackie Green, the British teenager who made history by having sex change at the age of 16, is now looking forward to win Miss England after entering into semi-final of the beauty pageant.
Sony Reports Record Loss, But Forecasts A Return To Profit
May 10 2012 5:35 AM EDT
Consumer electronics and entertainment giant Sony Corp reported Thursday a record net loss for the fiscal year ended March but pinned hopes on a restructuring strategy to return to profit this year.
Toyota Quarterly Earnings Up 500%, Shares Soar Despite Hard Fiscal 2012
May 09 2012 12:14 PM EDT
Toyota Motor Corporation (NYSE: TM) reported a 30 percent drop in income for its fiscal year ended March 31, but the company is nevertheless making headway down the road to recovery from last year's earthquake in Japan and floods in Thailand as income for January-March 2012 increased by a factor of five.
Toyota Profit Climbs Amid Improving US Market
May 09 2012 6:06 AM EDT
Japanese automaker Toyota Motor Corp said Wednesday that its net profit for the three months ending March 31 surged five times compared to a year earlier as the car market picked up in the US.
Toshiba Q4 Net Profit Down 63%; Recovery Expected This Year
May 08 2012 5:26 AM EDT
Japanese technology conglomerate Toshiba Corp said Tuesday that its net profit for the three months ending March 31 declined 63 percent from a year earlier on a strong yen and weak global sales of digital products.