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Happy Hangul Day!

Spectators gather at a statue of King Sejong in Seoul after a ceremony marking the 563rd anniversary of the creation of the Korean alphabet on October 9, 2009.(PARK JI-HWAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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October 9 commemorates the invention of the Korean alphabet in 1446.

Korea's Kimchi Crisis

South Korean traders deliver cabbages, the basic ingredient to make kimchi, to clients at a market in Seoul on October 5, 2010. Bad weather this year has caused a serious cabbage shortage and a price spike, prompting South Korea to temporarily eliminate import duties on some vegetables. (Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images)
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South Koreans, pioneers in the art of kimchi-making, are in a pickle these days.

Monkey Business at the Commonwealth Games

An Indian Langur monkey sits on his handlers cycle parked in front of a Commonwealth Games banner outside The Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi on September 29, 2010. (Manpreet Romana/AFP/Getty Images)
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Stephen Colbert lampoons 'monkey security' at the Commonwealth Games.

Commonwealth Games Off to a Shaky Start

Fireworks light up the sky as performers dance underneath the aerostat during the XIX Commonwealth Games opening ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi on October 3, 2010. (William West/AFP/Getty Images)
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Despite cheap labor in India, the 2010 CWG have costed a whopping $1 billion, giving rise to accusations of corruption and mismanagement in the planning of the games.

Photo of the Day: Young and Patriotic

A boy poses for pictures on Tiananmen Square in Beijing on September 30, 2010, on the eve of China's National Day.
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A boy poses for pictures on Tiananmen Square in Beijing on September 30, 2010, on the eve of China's National Day.

Photo of the Day: A Quick Touch-Up in Agra

A photographer poses a tourist the Taj Mahal on September 29, 2010 in Agra, India.
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A photographer poses a tourist the Taj Mahal on September 29, 2010 in Agra, India.

Photo of the Day: An 'Aww-shucks' Moment from China

Four-year-old male chimpanzee Yangyang (R) holds the hand of six-year-old female chimpanzee Wan Xing as they get married at a zoo in Hefei, in east China's Anhui province.
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Four-year-old male chimpanzee Yangyang (R) holds the hand of six-year-old female chimpanzee Wan Xing as they get married at a zoo in Hefei, in east China's Anhui province

Going Out in Style

In Malaysia, luxury funeral services are in demand. (NTDTV)
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Photo of the Day: Vroom-Vroom in Singapore

McLaren-Mercedes driver Jenson Button of Britain powers his car during the third practice session of Formula One's Singapore Grand Prix at the Marina Bay Street Circuit in Singapore on September 25, 2010.
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McLaren-Mercedes driver Jenson Button of Britain powers his car during the third practice session of Formula One's Singapore Grand Prix at the Marina Bay Street Circuit in Singapore on September 25, 2010.

Photo of the Day: Hollywood-Inspired Ink at Manila's Tattoo Exposition

A Filipino tattoo artist works on a customer's design during the annual tattoo exposition, dubbed as Dutdutan X, at the World Trade Center in Manila on September 24, 2010.
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A Filipino tattoo artist works on a customer's design during the annual tattoo exposition, dubbed as Dutdutan X, at the World Trade Center in Manila on September 24, 2010.