They are young and well-educated, a pair of committed pro-democracy activists, but their participation in a student play means they will spend the next two and a half years in a Thai prison.
Thousands of people are celebrating the Chinese New Year. And more than ever, the Chinese are choosing to take that holiday abroad.
Plastic surgery in Thailand is a booming business - but procedures there carry risks, as was shown by the death of a young British woman in a Bangkok clinic last year.
Forget chocolates and flowers: death, rebirth, cross-dressing and chariot rides come together in a very Thai celebration of love.
A Hong Kong woman is convicted of beating and starving her Indonesian maid in a case that sparked international outrage.
Tourists take the boat to the island of Koh Tao to get away from it all but after a pair of brutal murders, two mysterious deaths, many people may feel inclined to keep well clear.
Three more countries have issued bans on the taxi booking app Uber over criticism of its vetting processes and business practices, leaving the American firm fighting a battle on many fronts.
Nearly 300 Uighurs have been found sitting in silence on a mountain in Thailand. Asia correspondent John Sparks investigates and traces the escape route of thousands of Uighurs desperate to flee China