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Photo of the Day: Poised in Synchrony in Thailand

Thai dancers perform during an opening ceremony for the King's Cup Elephant Polo tournament in Hua Hin, Thailand on August 28, 2013. (Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
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Thai dancers perform during an opening ceremony for the King's Cup Elephant Polo tournament in Hua Hin, Thailand on August 28, 2013. (Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

Interview: Filmmaker Focuses on Water and Warming in Northern Pakistan

Niccolo Piazza's new documentary looks at climate change and water management in northern Pakistan's Karakoram Range. Above: Attabad Lake, Hunza Valley. (Niccolo Piazza)

His new project may sound like a Robert Ludlum thriller, but documentarian Niccolo Piazza is focused on the mountain communities of Gilgit–Baltistan and their "symbiotic relationship" with their environment.

Photos of the Day: Krishna's Birthday Gives 'Feeling Blue' Festive New Spin in India

Indian artist Suresh paints an idol of the Hindu Lord Krishna at a roadside stall on the outskirts of Amritsar on August 25, 2013. (Narinder Nanu/AFP/Getty Images)
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Krishna Janmashtami, sometimes known merely as Janmashtami, is an annual commemoration of the birth of the Hindu deity Krishna. This year the festival takes place on August 28, 2013.

Photo of the Day: A Steelworker in Bangladesh

Man breaks down sections of scrap steel with a hammer by the Buriganga river in Dhaka, Bangladesh on January 27, 2013. (Rob Pinney)
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A man breaks down sections of scrap steel with a hammer by the Buriganga river in Dhaka, Bangladesh on January 27, 2013. (Rob Pinney)

Interview: Globe-Trotting Musician Alex Zhang Hungtai on 'Living Life' for His Art

Alex Zhang Hungtai, also known as Dirty Beaches, onstage at Animal Social Club in Rome, Italy on October 19, 2011. (Flavia/Flickr)
Lifestyle

The Taipei-born, Berlin-based Dirty Beaches frontman chats about making music in Beijing, his love of Wong Kar Wai movies and his own forays into filmmaking.

Photo of the Day: A Long Narrow Enchanted Lake Between India and Tibet

A view of Pangong Tso, Tibetan for
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A view of Pangong Tso, Tibetan for "long, narrow, enchanted lake," also referred to as Pangong Lake, which stretches from India to Tibet, on August 13, 2013. (shankii/Flickr)

Interview: Debut Novelist Weighs In With Towering Portrayal of 19th-Century India

Arts

Shamsur Rahman Faruqi's 984-page blockbuster, which he translated from his own Urdu original, is a definitive fictional recreation of 19th-century New Delhi.

30-Year Throwback: What Fodor's Was Saying About China Three Decades Ago

Two foreign tourists at the Great Wall of China circa 1984. (kattebelletje/Flickr)
Lifestyle

How much has changed in 30 years? "Bargaining is almost never done" and "There is no nightlife in China" are just two of the gems uncovered in a 1984 Fodor's guide to the PRC.

Video: Three Challenges to Doing Business in Myanmar

Dane Chamorro, Southeast Asia managing director for global risk consultancy Control Risks.
Business

"We shouldn't lose sight of the magnitude of what a country with fairly limited trained human resources is trying to attempt," Control Risks' Dane Chamorro said. "They are attempting systematic political and economic reform simultaneously."

Photo of the Day: A Rusted Beauty in Indonesia

Sunset over the rusty hull of a derelict ship beached off the coast of the city of Makassar, Indonesia on August 4, 2013. (Onny Carr/Flickr)
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Sunset over the rusty hull of a derelict ship beached off the coast of the city of Makassar, Indonesia on August 4, 2013. (Onny Carr/Flickr)