Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

Category: Lifestyle

Photo of the Day: High-speed Grilling

Motorists pass by thousands of residents grilling fish along a highway in Buluan town, Maguindanao province
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Motorists pass by thousands of residents grilling fish along a highway in Buluan town, Maguindanao province

Photo of the Day: Bird Flu Strikes Hong Kong

Bird cages hang above a man in his stall at a bird market in Hong Kong on November 18, 2010.
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Hong Kong scrambled to contain any outbreak of bird flu but vied to reassure the public after the teeming city recorded its first human case of the illness since 2003.

In Houston, A Building Rises, Along with Expectations

Yoshio Taniguchi, architect of the Asia Society Texas Center's new home, at the Center grounbreaking in Houston in May 2008. (Richard J. Carson/Asia Society Texas Center)
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Asia Society Texas Center's new home, currently under construction in Houston's Museum District, received a major publicity boost last week with the appearance of a long preview article in the Houston Chronicle.

Photo of the Day: Dancers in Turkmenistan

Dancers kick off the annual oil and gas conference in the Turkmen capital of Ashgabat
Lifestyle Turkmen dancers, wearing traditional costumes, perform to mark the opening of the annual oil and gas conference, bringing together Western energy executives and the Turkmen leadership, in the Turkmen capital Ashgabat on November 17, 2010.

Photo of the Day: Celebrating Eid in Afghanistan

An Afghan man is pictured during Eid al-Adha prayers at the Shah-e Do Shamshira mosque in Kabul on November 16, 2010.
Lifestyle An Afghan man is pictured during Eid al-Adha prayers at the Shah-e Do Shamshira mosque in Kabul on November 16, 2010.

Photo of the Day: In Guangzhou, Diving to Save the Game

Yu Miao of China stops the ball from reaching the boundary during the women's group pool
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A cricket match against China at the Guanggong cricket stadium in Guangzhou at the 16th Asian Games on November 15, 2010.

The Filipino Superman

Manny Pacquiao appears at a get-out-the-vote rally in support of US Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Oct 29, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (David Becker/Getty Images)
Lifestyle If there is a man you can compare to Superman in the Philippines, there is only one possibility: Manny Pacquiao.

Photo of the Day: India Celebrates Chhath Festival

An Indian Hindu devotee hand over a traditional oil lamp as they prepare for prayers to the sun during the Chhath Festival while standing in a water body, in Bangalore on November 12, 2010.
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Chhat festival is dedicated to Lord Surya (Sun), Agni (fire) and Lord Kartikeya or Muruga.

Helping Asia Secure Rice for Future Generations

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The Asia Society and International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) Task Force report, Never an Empty Bowl: Sustaining Food Security in Asia, was the focus of the Ministerial Roundtable Meeting on Rice at the Third International Rice Congress in Hanoi, Vietnam on November 9.

Photo of the Day: Lighting Up the Sky Ahead of Asian Games

A mask seller stands outside as Caton tower illuminates during a light show rehersal for the opening ceremony for the 16th Asian Games, in Guangzhou on November 10, 2010.
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A mask seller stands outside as Caton tower illuminates during a light show rehersal for the opening ceremony for the 16th Asian Games, in Guangzhou on November 10, 2010.