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After the Expo, Is Shanghai a 'Better City'?

Performers parade with hats shaped as pavilions during the closing ceremony of the the World Expo 2010 in Shanghai on October 31, 2010 (PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)
Lifestyle While the event was the most attended Expo in history, critics complained that it held little interest for vistors outside of China.

Texas Center's New Home Underway

Interior shot of the grand entrance hall of Asia Society Texas Center's new building, currently under construction in Houston's Museum District.
Lifestyle

The completion date of Asia Society Texas Center's new building is fast-approaching.

Is the Food You're Eating Really Authentic?

Pad Thai. (Image via Wikipedia)
Lifestyle

Here's a post you'll probably enjoy reading because it's about food. Delicious, Asian food. But think about it: Is the food we enjoy from Asia really even from Asia?

For Indonesians, Mother Nature Strikes Again

A car is covered with ash from the erupting Mount Merapi volcano at Kaliurang village in Sleman, on October 26, 2010 near Yogyakarta, Indonesia. (Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)
Lifestyle

Indonesia was struck by a tsunami caused by a 7.7 magnitude undersea earthquake late Monday. More than 270 deaths have been reported in the state of Sumatra.

Ten villages near the Mentawai islands were hit by a 3 meter (10 foot) high wave, leaving many missing. Relief efforts have been delayed due to damage and rough weather.

The iPad Can't Do What?!

A customer buys an iPad at the Apple store in Shanghai on September 17, 2010. Apple officially launched its iPad in China, a sure-fire winner, analysts say, even though Chinese customers have been able to buy the tablet computer on the grey market for months. (Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images)
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If you've been following this blog, you're probably aware that Japan has been providing their prized sumo wrestlers with iPads so their beefy fingers can easily punch in keys on a large screen. But its neighbor China, after successfully launching Apple's latest gadget, seems to be skeptical of the device.

Photo of the Day: Vietnam Floods Claim North-South Railway

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A portion of the North-South railway has been destroyed by recent floods in Vu Quang district, central province of Ha Tinh on October 22, 2010.

Korea Wave Washes Over Indian Region

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Manipur, India has fallen in love with Korean pop culture.

Take a Deep Breath! New York vs. Beijing

A split screen from China Green shows the difference between a good day and a bad day for Beijing's air (Lin Yang)
Lifestyle

Which city has the bluest skies? 

Questioning Racial Identity in a New Zealand Beauty Pageant

Jacinta Lal gives a speech at Miss IndiaNZ beauty pageant upon winning the coveted title.
Lifestyle

What does it mean to look Indian?

The World's Biggest Movie Star is a Man You Don't Know...Yet

Fans tie a sweet lemon garland onto a cut out of Tamil film actor Rajinikanth on the release of his latest film, <i>Endhiran</i> (<i>Robot</i>), in Chennai on October 1, 2010. (STRDEL/AFP/Getty Images)
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Meet Rajnikanth, the toughest man in Tamil Nadu.