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For Western Press, Afghanistan's Heritage Takes a Backseat to Business

Workers excavate a 2,000-year-old archaeological site discovered in Mes Aynak, Afghanistan in August 2010. (Joanie Meharry)
Arts

The Wall Street Journal glosses over the cultural significance of a 2,000-year-old site that sits alongside a copper mine in Afghanistan.

Photo of the Day: Shy But Poised in Tamil Nadu, India

Multimedia

Four young girls smile for the camera in Tamil Nadu, India on February 18, 2012.  (Original Vinoth Chandar/Flickr)

Golfer From China Wins LPGA Championship, World Reacts

Lifestyle

With her win on Sunday, Feng Shanshan became the first Chinese golfer — male or female — to win a major tournament. What does it mean for the sport?

Video: Is China 'Past Its Prime' as a Manufacturing Hub?

Revlon President and CEO Alan Ennis speaking at at the 2012 WWD Beauty CEO Summit in Palm Springs, Florida on May 16, 2012. (WWD Beauty CEO Summit/FORA.tv)
Multimedia

At Women's Wear Daily's Beauty CEO Summit 2012, Revlon head Alan Ennis argued that China is now past its prime as a place for manufacturing.

Photo of the Day: An Infinite Stretch of Blue in Malaysia

Multimedia

Clear skies and quiet waters in Terengganu, Malaysia on May 29, 2012.  (Original Shamsul Hidayat Omar/Flickr)

Grads: Get 'Globally Competent,' Get a Job

Pedestrians crossing the street in the Central Business District of Hong Kong in October 2008. (Mike Clarke/AFP/Getty Images)
Education

Whether you are eight, 18 or 28, it's clear: global competence can open up new job opportunities for you.

US, Thailand Need 'Shared Vision' to Revitalize Ties

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivers remarks with Thai Foreign Minister Dr. Surapong Tovichakchaikul at the Department of State in Washington, D.C. on June 13, 2012. (YouTube)
Policy Thailand is a rare example of a U.S. relationship in Asia that has languished — but if the countries can build around Thailand’s role at the center of a new, broader “Asia,” there may indeed be room for progress after all.

Video: Photography as a Revolutionary Tool in Bangladesh

Multimedia

Bangladeshi photographer and activist Shahidul Alam talks about the power of photography to promote change.

Photo of the Day: Praying in Color

Multimedia

Dressed in vibrant maroon and gold attire, a monk poses in prayer at Boudhanath stupa in Kathmandu, Nepal on April 2, 2012. (Original cheese_unit/Flickr)

Dirty Air and Succession Jitters Are Clouding Beijing's Judgment

A man walks through heavy pollution on a street in Beijing. (Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images)
Lifestyle

As the Chinese government accused the U.S. Embassy of illegally interfering in China’s domestic affairs by publishing online hourly air-quality, the increasingly skeptical Chinese public ridiculed its government for its outrage, write Susan Shirk and Steven Oliver.