Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

Category: Lifestyle

North Korean World Cup Team Reprimanded for Losses

The North Korea team after defeat and elimination from the tournament during the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Group G match between North Korea and Ivory Coast on June 25, 2010. (Michael Steele/Getty Images)
Lifestyle For the North Korean team, losing all three games in South Africa resulted in a formal reprimand from the government.

Photo of the Day: Stamp for Sale

A 1897 Chinese red revenue stamp with an estimated value of $1.28 million
Lifestyle A 1897 Chinese red revenue stamp with an estimated value of $1.28 million, in Hong Kong on July 27, 2010.

Who Needs a Mini Fridge Anyway, Right?

The capsules at Green Plaza Shinjuku. (Eric So)
Lifestyle Tokyo takes economy lodging to the ultimate level with "capsule hotels."

Power of Language

Lifestyle

The New York Times carried two interesting articles on language in Asia over the past few days.

Why We're Jealous of Everyone Going to Fuji Rock Festival

(hitthatswitch/Flickr)
Lifestyle The Fuji Rock Festival has a reputation for being the biggest, craziest, and generally most awesome three days of music in Japan.

Photo of the Day: On the Runway in Delhi

Models present creations by Indian designer Manav Gangwani
Lifestyle Models present creations by Indian designer Manav Gangwani during the Pearls Infrastructure Delhi Couture Week 2010 in New Delhi on July 22, 2010.

'Countdown to Zero' Will Make You Care About Nuclear Weapons

Lifestyle

Countdown to Zero is sure to scare anyone who watches it out of their "ignorance is bliss" attitude towards nuclear weaponry. The film, which premieres today, is directed by Lucy Walker and produced by Participant Media, the same organization that brought us An Inconvenient Truth.

Asian Pacific Americans Hit the 'Bamboo Ceiling'

Participants at the 2010 Asia Society Diversity Leadership Forum.
Lifestyle

Asian Pacific Americans are the fastest growing ethnic group, represent the most educated employees (as a group) and their purchasing power continues to rise. So why then, were there only seven APAs serving as chair, vice chair, president, or CEO of a Fortune 500 company last year?

Ken Watanabe Infiltrates Dreams in Summer Blockbuster 'Inception'

A scene from 'Inception' (Warner Brothers)
Lifestyle Everyone is talking about Christopher Nolan's mind-bending summer blockbuster, Inception. And while Leonardo Dicaprio is technically the star of the film, fans of Ken Watanabe won't be disappointed by his excellent performance in the role of "Saito."

Photo of the Day: Vietnam's Wedding Gift to Chelsea Clinton

A mosaic portrait of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (L) and her daughter Chelsea by Vietnamese artist Dao Trong Cuong
Lifestyle

A mosaic portrait of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (L) and her daughter Chelsea by Vietnamese artist Dao Trong Cuong was presented to Clinton as a wedding gift to her daughter during meetings at the Government Guest House in Hanoi, Vietnam on July 22, 2010.