Thailand: Air of Intrigue

Ever since Thai Silk King James Thompson vanished without a trace while vacationing in the Cameron Highlands of Malaysia (TIME, April 17), his friends have grown increasingly suspicious about the disappearance. The biggest search that the highlands have ever known failed to produce a trace of Thompson. No word of his presence has filtered down from the aborigine villages of the highlands. There has been no sign of Thompson's remains, which would certainly attract birds of prey. Hoping against hope, Thompson's friends have therefore concluded that he may still be alive, the...

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