Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

Category: Lifestyle

Puppets in China and Pakistan Tackle Big Issues

Pakistani puppet participates in literacy event. (Farooq Naeem/Getty Images)
Lifestyle Master puppeteer Farooq Quaisar, also known as the "Jim Henson of Pakistan," is behind a weekly political satire television show with a mission to bring awareness to the people. Most recently, his puppets did a sketch about Pakistani parliamentarians with fake university degrees- a topic that traditional media has been banned from reporting.

Photo of the Day: Flood Washes Through China

Release of water from the sluice for flood prevention at the Three Gorges Dam.
Lifestyle Water rages during the year's biggest release of water from the sluice for flood prevention at the Three Gorges Dam in Yichang, China's Hubei province on July 11, 2010.

New York City's Restaurant Week: Asian Style

(Megu Modern Japanese Cuisine)
Lifestyle In the mood for Asian cuisine? Check out our top picks for Restaurant Week in NYC.

Photo of the Day: Attacks on Shiite Pilgrims Continue in Iraq

Shiite Muslim pilgrims self-flagellate as they gather at Imam Musa al-Kadhim Mosque in Northern Baghdad July 7th.
Lifestyle

Shiite Muslim pilgrims self-flagellate as they gather at Imam Musa al-Kadhim Mosque in Northern Baghdad July 7th.

The Gobi March: Seven-Day Footrace Through the Gobi Desert

Gobi March 2010/Racing the Planet
Lifestyle More than 150 racers compete in the Gobi March, the number-one footrace in the world.

Basketball Mania in the Philippines

Children play basketball along railroad tracks bounded by shanty houses in Manila on March 12, 2008. (Jay Director/AFP/Getty Images)
Lifestyle

When you think about the Philippines, basketball fandom probably doesn’t immediately come to mind—but maybe it should.