School hazing gets stern penalty in military-ruled Thailand

At a military facility outside Bangkok, a drill sergeant barks orders at a group of film students learning the hard way that creative license has its limits in Thailand.

Dozens of deaths likely from VW pollution dodge

Volkswagen's pollution-control chicanery has not just been victimless tinkering, killing between five and 20 people in the United States annually in recent years, according to an Associated Press statistical and…

Clinton promotes gay rights as a main pillar of 2016 bid

Hillary Rodham Clinton on Saturday delivered the strongest speech in support of gay rights in the 2016 presidential race on Saturday, promising that ending discrimination against gay, lesbian and transgender…

Prohibit conversion of burned forests into plantations

In an effort to prevent forest fires, the government needs to introduce a regulation that prohibits the conversion of burned forests into plantations, a lawmaker has said.