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  • Pioneering AIDS researcher Lange was a star with a passion to help

    Pioneering AIDS researcher Lange was a star with a passion to help
    He wouldn’t be the only victim they knew, but he was probably the one they knew best. Friends and colleagues of Joep Lange, who died Thursday on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, remembered the prominent researcher as a straight-talking and well-...
  • Gates Foundation battling big new threat in malaria fight

    YANGON, Myanmar One of the world's most challenging and deadly races is underway in the forests of this turbulent country. A new strain of drug-resistant malaria has emerged in Myanmar just as the country is emerging from a half-century of isolation,...
  • Thomas Luche: He spent career making life better across the globe

    Thomas Luche: He spent career making life better across the globe
    MOUNT DORA — Making life better for people in developing countries was at the core of Thomas Luche's lengthy career as a diplomatic official. Luche's career with the U.S. Agency for International Development led him to far-flung locales...
  • Meet the golfers in the inaugural International Crown

    Meet the golfers in the inaugural International Crown
    An introduction to the 32 golfers representing 8 nations at this week's International Crown women's golf tournament at Caves Valley.  UNITED STATES (No. 1 seed) Paula Creamer Age: 27 Hometown: Pleasanton, Calif. Turned Pro: 2004...
  • Panna Rittikrai, Muay Thai Action Maestro, Dead at 53

    SEOUL - Panna Rittikrai, Thailand's leading martial arts stuntman, choreographer and film director, died Sunday (July 20, 2014) age 53. Rittikrai was mentor to Thailand's contemporary martial arts stars Tony Jaa and Jeeja Janin, among others. His...
  • Elkridge resident travels abroad for college STEM research project

    Elkridge resident travels abroad for college STEM research project
    Linda Ogwuazor, a Howard University student from Elkridge, packed her bags and boarded a flight to summer school this month. Her destination: Thailand, where she and other students from around the world are taking part in an international science mission....
  • Thailand Bans 'Tropico 5′ Computer Game

    HONG KONG - The Thai government confirmed Tuesday that it had banned popular computer game "Tropico 5." News of the ban first emerged on the Facebook page of the game's local distributor New Era Interactive Media. Confirmation came from the state-...
  • Thailand protesters use 'Hunger Games' salute

    Thailand protesters use 'Hunger Games' salute
    Supporters of Thailand's military junta are trying to hijack a gesture used by demonstrators opposed to last month's coup, saying the three-fingered salute signifies the ills of the deposed government, and not resistance to the takeover. The salute,...
  • Thailand's Apichatpong Weerasethakul Backed by Berlin's World Cinema Fund

    HONG KONG - "Cemetery of Kings," the latest project by Thailand's former Palme d'Or winner Apichatpong Weerasethakul ("Uncle Boonmee Who Can't Recall His Past Lives") will receive production funding from the Berlin Festival's World Cinema Fund....
  • Thai officials deny helping pop star Vanessa-Mae make Olympic team

    The odd story of the beautiful pop star and the allegedly corrupt ski judges is continuing to pick up steam, with Olympic officials in Thailand denying they did anything wrong. The controversy centers around Vanessa-Mae, who has parlayed her self-...
  • Setting sail: Cruise ship deployments feature exotic ports

    Setting sail: Cruise ship deployments feature exotic ports
    Cruise lines are making waves out there with news of ship deployments. Here are some tips about a sampling of interesting itineraries — near and far — this year and next: ·               Princess Cruises – Sapphire Princess has...