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Southeast Asia

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  • Pictures in the News | September 12, 2012

     
    Pictures in the News from around the world. Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Germany, where A woman sits on a grass-made sofa in Frankfurt. The so-called "Main-Sofa" highlights the upcoming "Day of Sustainability" event....
  • Global hunger has fallen, U.N. agency says after revising numbers

     
    Three years after the United Nations grabbed headlines with the stunning announcement that more than 1 billion people could be going hungry across the globe, it now says hunger has actually dropped. The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization says hunger...
  • Laos to begin building hotly debated Xayaburi dam this week

     
    Laos plans to start building a dam on the Mekong River this week over the objections of Cambodia and Vietnam downstream, a step that neighboring countries fear could imperil fish and cripple rice fields. The Xayaburi dam is expected to reap profits for...
  • Major earthquake in Indonesia sparks tsunami fears

     
    Earthquake Indonesia Tsunami : A major earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia Wednesday afternoon with a reported magnitude of 8.6, sparking tsunami warnings for Australia and coastal nations across Southeast Asia, central Asia and parts of the...
  • Science Connections: Evolutionary Adventures

     
    Gary Galbreath is a detective and an adventurer. But the mysteries he solves are evolutionary, and the treasure he seeks is the ever-elusive new species. …...
  • 330 orphans arrive in Los Angeles

     
    South Vietnamese and Cambodian orphans are carried from evacuation plane at Los Angeles International Airport in white cardboard boxes that served as bassinettes for the trip from the Philippines....
  • IMAGE: UNCOMMON SCENTS Beast in the Bottle

     
    With a whiff of earth and sex, oud sets the mood for all kinds of mischief....
  • 15-foot python devours 76-pound deer: Is that normal?

     
    Python: A Burmese python killed in the Everglades was discovered with a white-tailed deer in its stomach. We talked to a snake expert to find out just how unusual this is....
  • Singaporean restaurant Spice Table to open downtown

     
    Bryant Ng, a chef who helped open Pizzeria Mozza and has worked at Campanile as well as at Daniel in New York and La Folie in San Francisco, plans to open a Singaporean restaurant in downtown's Little Tokyo. Ng's Spice......
  • Hairy-nosed otter, once believed to be extinct, is caught on camera in Borneo

     
    A photograph snapped on Borneo island of an otter once thought to be extinct in Malaysia has raised hopes that there's still time to save the creature, an official said Monday. The image of the hairy-nosed otter -- sometimes called......
  • Your morning adorable: Hungry Asian small-clawed otters jump for joy, blow our minds

     
    Our own Toy fox terrier/Yorkie/Affenpinscher/Shih Tzu mix has always reminded us a bit of an otter. He's small, brown, long and furry -- and, like this troop of Asian small-clawed otters at the U.K.'s Chester Zoo, he has a tendency......