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Who Knew? These Countries Are All Oil Producers

Barbados turns out only 1,000 barrels a day, while France produces 16,418.


Rich Nations Vowed Billions for Climate Change. Poor Countries Are Waiting.

Some delegates to a climate change conference in Thailand lament the shortfall in a United Nations program meant to help poor countries.


To Anyone Who Thinks Journalists Can?t Change the World

Over the course of one month, three separate stories from our International desk ? reported on the ground in Iraq, Thailand and South Africa ? helped lead to immediate reforms.


She Gambled on Her Claim to Link Russians and Trump. She Is Losing.

Facing trial in Thailand, the Belarusian escort Anastasia Vashukevich has begun backtracking on her claim to have evidence of election interference.


Seth Mydans on Thai P.M.?s Dismissal

Seth Mydans discusses a Thai court?s ruling that the country?s prime minister, Samak Sundaravej, be dismissed for earning a side income from cooking show appearances.


11-Year-Old Bride of Malaysian Man Is Returned to Thailand

The girl?s marriage to a man 30 years her senior highlighted the prevalence of child brides in Malaysia, which belies the country?s modern outlook.


In Thailand, ?Obesity in Our Monks Is a Ticking Time Bomb?

Almost half of Thailand?s Buddhist monks are obese, a study found. The government has asked devotees to put healthier food in their daily offerings to slim waistlines.


3 ?Wild Boars? Get Thai Citizenship, but Statelessness Is Pervasive

Wild Boars had a ?fast track? to citizenship, but a move by Thai officials highlights a lasting problem for ethnic minorities.


China?s Plan to Win Friends and Influence Includes Ski Slopes and Spas

The Belt and Road Initiative is widely seen as a push to develop geopolitical ties through infrastructure and ports. Companies are using it for more frivolous projects, too.


Thailand Asks U.K. to Extradite Former Leader Yingluck Shinawatra

Ms. Yingluck, the country?s last elected prime minister, fled to Britain rather than go to prison for five years on negligence charges.