Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

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Photo of the Day: Ominous Flames in Turkmenistan

Dubbed
Multimedia

Dubbed "The Door to Hell," a natural gas field provides constant fuel for flames in Derweze, Turkmenistan ON December 27, 2013. (gafa kassim/ Flickr)

Interview: Editor of 'Unsavory' China Expat Anthology Aims to Include Range of Voices

Tom Carter (L), editor of the anthology
Lifestyle

The editor of a wide-ranging new anthology about the China expatriate experience aimed to include "something for everyone, expats and casual travelers alike," and didn't want to produce a "collection of sordid tales."

Photo of the Day: Splendor of Lights in Vietnam

A storefront with an abundant selection of light fixtures shines brightly in Hanoi, Vietnam. (Tiffany Wan/ Flickr)
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A storefront with an abundant selection of light fixtures shines brightly in Hanoi, Vietnam. (Tiffany Wan/ Flickr)

Culture Matters: The Case of Devyani Khobragade and India-US Relations

Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade (CR), accompanied by her father Uttam Khobragade (CL) and surrounded by supporters and policemen, arrives at the domestic airport in Mumbai on January 14, 2014. (Punit Paranjpep/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

How did a seemingly avoidable diplomatic snafu almost derail relations between the world's largest democracies? Asia Society President Emerita Vishakha Desai takes a look, and finds a relationship on the rocks.

Photo of the Day: Yellow Arches in South Korea

Yellow arches span the sky as a train thunders by in the background in Asan, South Korea on December 31, 2013. (Sang yun Lee/ Flickr)
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Yellow arches span the sky as a train thunders by in the background in Asan, South Korea on December 31, 2013. (Sang yun Lee/ Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Salt Ponds in Cambodia

A worker laboriously harvests salt from the salt ponds near Kampot, Cambodia on January 14, 2014. (Maciej Hrynczyszyn/ Flickr)
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A worker laboriously harvests salt from the salt ponds near Kampot, Cambodia on January 14, 2014. (Maciej Hrynczyszyn/ Flickr)

Photos: 'Bishan Project' Aims to Reinvent, Yet Preserve, China's Rural Identity

Wang Shuochang and his wife Shu Juzhen having lunch at home. (Sun Yunfan)
Multimedia

Grantees of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, Sun Yunfan and Leah Thompson use up-to-the-minute technology to document the changes facing a traditional Chinese village in an era of urbanization and globalization.

Interview: Chinese Minority Cultures 'Pop Up' to Life in Vibrant Artist's Books

This spread from visual artist Colette Fu's new pop-up book
Multimedia

In her remarkable new pop-up book, visual artist Colette Fu re-imagines the vibrant cultures of ethnic minorities in China's Yunnan Province.

Photo of the Day: Savory Sides in China

A busy vendor stacks side dishes for hungry customers at an outdoor street market in Shanghai, China on December 1, 2013. (Tahiat Mahboob/ Flickr)
Food & RecipesMultimedia

A busy vendor stacks side dishes for hungry customers at an outdoor street market in Shanghai, China on December 1, 2013. (Tahiat Mahboob/Flickr)

Interview: In Typhoon Disaster Zone, Reporter Says Filipinos Will 'Soldier On'

Damage from Typhoon Haiyan, Dulag, Leyte, November 22, 2013. (Eric Jankstrom)
Sustainability

A New York-based Filipino journalist describes what it was like to interview her countrymen in the wake of the worst typhoon ever to hit the Philippines.