Michael Sullivan

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Southeast Asia Nations To Meet To Discuss Migrant Crisis

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Representatives will meet in Bangkok on Friday to discuss the refugee crisis. The migrants are mainly members of Myanmar's Muslim minority Rohingya community and economic migrants from Bangladesh.


Malaysian Police Discover 139 Graves; May Contain Migrants' Remains

Monday, May 25, 2015

Malaysian authorities discovered graves in several abandoned camps used by human traffickers on the border with Thailand, where Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar were believed to have been held.


Desperate Rohingya Granted Temporary Shelter. But What Next?

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Malaysia and Indonesia will allow migrants stranded at sea to come ashore. But it's a one-year, one-off deal, with no signs the flow of the Muslim minority fleeing persecution in Myanmar will stop.


Human Traffickers Victimize Fleeing Muslims In Myanmar

Monday, May 11, 2015

Thousands of ethnic Muslims known as Rohingya are fleeing persecution in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma. They cross into southern Thailand or take to boats on the Andaman Sea.


In Danang, Where U.S. Troops First Landed, Memories Of War Have Faded

Saturday, May 02, 2015

The first American combat troops to arrive in Vietnam landed in the coastal city of Danang 50 years ago this past March. The 2,000 Marines had the job of protecting the nearby U.S. air base.

It took the members of the 9th Marine Expeditionary Brigade almost an entire day to ...


Ask The Vietnamese About War, And They Think China, Not The U.S.

Friday, May 01, 2015

Vietnam's war with the U.S. lasted a decade, a mere historical blip compared to its centuries-long feud with China, which has been heating up recently.


Returning To Vietnam Years After Fleeing War, A Man Finally Feels At Home

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Duc Nguyen left Vietnam in 1975 as a boat person fleeing the communist advance. Now he has returned to an unlikely place — the seat of the communist government in Hanoi.


Street Food No More: Bug Snacks Move To Store Shelves In Thailand

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Many Thais, and others around the world, eat insects. An entrepreneur is trying to expand the market in Thailand by bringing deep-fried insects off the street and into convenience and gourmet shops.


Cloud Data Security Concerns Raised After Reported Attack In China

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A group says the Chinese government backed an attack against users of Apple's iCloud service. Experts worry attacks that target weaknesses in the transfer of data on the cloud will become more common.


Surrogacy Storm In Thailand: A Rejected Baby, A Busy Babymaker

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Two controversial cases have put a spotlight on surrogacy in Thailand. Now the government is drafting new laws to stop abuse.


Thailand Official: Martial Law Is Good For Tourists

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Thailand's lure for tourists is powerful. The "land of smiles." The beaches. The temples. The mountains. Amazingly friendly people.

But Thailand also has had a military government since a coup in May that ousted a democratically elected government, and now Thai tourism is in the dumps. Tourism arrivals are down ...


Refugee Deal Between Australia And Cambodia Sparks Outrage

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Australia last week signed a deal that would allow hundreds of asylum seekers to be resettled in Cambodia. Critics have condemned the deal as both wrong and possibly illegal under international law.


No. 1 Most Expensive Coffee Comes From Elephant's No. 2

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

A coffee entrepreneur claims his brew is different — and better — than the trendy civet poop coffee. And it starts with the idea that elephants, unlike humans or civets, are herbivores.


Damming The Mekong River: Economic Boon Or Environmental Mistake?

Friday, July 04, 2014

Laos' government says it needs the money the two dams will generate. But environmentalists and downstream neighbors say the dams are a major threat to fish migration and agriculture.


The Thai Protest That's Straight From 'The Hunger Games'

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Opponents of last month's coup in Thailand have adopted the three-finger salute from The Hunger Games movies and books as their symbol of resistance to the military takeover. The protests so far have been relatively small. But they seem to be, well, catching fire.

Photos of protesters defiantly ...


Thai Military Says Coup Necessary To Restore Order

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Two days ago, Thailand's military declared martial law. The army chief went on television on Thursday to say that he'd changed his mind, and the army is taking control of the government.


In A Bid To End Political Impasse, Thai Army Imposes Martial Law

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Thailand's army imposed martial law overnight, as the country's political crisis continues to deepen. Journalist Michael Sullivan reports on the crisis from Bangkok.


Military Declares Martial Law In Thailand

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

The declaration by Thailand's army happened less than two weeks after the prime minister was thrown out of office by the country's Constitutional Court. The army says it needs to keep order and peace.


Thai Economy May Become Victim Of Political Unrest

Thursday, May 15, 2014

The political crisis in Thailand has escalated since the country's top constitutional court ousted Yingluck Shinawatra as prime minister. Amid political deadlock, there are fears of economic disaster.