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Global Climate Strike protestors are seen at a rally in Brisbane on September 20, 2019 in Brisbane, Australia

Photos show huge climate-change protests around the world, which have spread across continents as millions strike to demand action

Millions are expected to leave school and work on Friday, starting a week of protests demanding international action to fight climate change.
Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn in central Bangkok on May 9, 2019.

Everything we know about Thailand’s eccentric King Rama X, who married his bodyguard, gave his dog a 4-day funeral, and is legally immune from b...

Little is known about the royal family in Thailand, which has strict laws forbidding people from defaming the King Maha Vajiralongkorn and his family.
Thailand's royal palace released photos of Sineenat Wongvajirapakdi to mark her new position as Royal Noble Consort on Monday.

Thailand released rare photos of the king’s royal consort flying a plane and shooting an assault rifle

Sineenat Wongvajirapakdi worked as an army nurse before being welcomed into the royal family.
Sailors stand guard at Ream Naval Base in Sihanoukville, Cambodia, July 26, 2019.

Reports of a secret base deal are raising fears that Beijing is boxing in the South China Sea

Reports of a deal between China and Cambodia over a naval base have stoked concerns about Beijing's ambitions in the South China Sea and Indian Ocean.
Bangkok, Thailand.

Millennial backpackers are begging for money from locals in Southeast Asia to fund their travels, and police have had enough

'Begpackers' busk or sell photographs on the street to earn money, which has drawn criticism from immigration officials and locals alike.
Bangkok, Thailand, (left) and Ubud, Indonesia, (right).

The 15 best cities in the world, ranked

Hoi An, Vietnam, tops the Travel + Leisure's list of the "World's Best Cities," and three of the top five destinations are located in Mexico.
German fugitive Maximilian Fernsebner went viral after a local Thai news site published footage of him helping his wife sell grilled chicken in a roadside stall.

A German fugitive who escaped to Thailand was arrested after he went viral selling street food

Maximilian Fernsebner, 34, has been wanted since at least 2017 over charges relating to drug trafficking, robbery, and child pornography.
The five-month-old baby dugong saved in April has been named Mariam by Thai marine biologists.

Thailand is obsessed with an orphaned baby dugong after a photo of it hugging a marine biologist went viral

The 30kg baby dugong, known as Mariam, is healthy and growing happily in a special enclosure on the Thai island of Ko Libong, officials say.
Unfortunately, this isn't the Los Angeles I usually get to see when I visit the city every year.

I’ve been visiting Los Angeles for 10 years — these are the 4 places I always make sure to visit for incredible food

Every year for the past decade, I've spent a week in Los Angeles. Over the years, I've found some incredible places to eat. These are my favorites!
Unfortunately, this isn't the Los Angeles I usually get to see when I visit the city every year.

I’ve been visiting Los Angeles for 10 years — these are the 4 places I always make sure to visit for incredible food

Every year for the past decade, I've spent a week in Los Angeles. Over the years, I've found some incredible places to eat. These are my favorites!