Room service: the A.L.O. by Savioke delivers fresh towels to a hotel guests’ room. Photograph:  Jason Henry/The New York Times

A machine that administers sedatives recently began treating patients at a Seattle hospital. At a Silicon Valley hotel, a bellhop robot delivers items(...)

The Thai government has introduced insurance for visitors whose policies have a null-and-void provision due to the coup in May

INSURANCE FOR THAILAND The Thai government has introduced online travel insurance for visitors whose policies have a null-and-void provision d(...)

Women dance as anti-government protesters occupy the finance ministry for a third day in a bid to oust the government of Yingluck Shinawatra in Bangkok, Thailand, yesterday. Photograph: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images

Thousands of demonstrators massed outside four Thai government ministries, a major state office complex and 24 provincial halls on Wednesday in a wide(...)

An armed police escort  for Muslim school children in the village of Tak Bai, location of one of the conflict’s worst massacres. Photograph: Tom Farrell

The banner at the junction in the village of Tak Bai is scripted in both Thai and Arabic. Above a gaggle of smiling schoolchildren, some clutching Tha(...)