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Southeast Asia

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  • 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......
  • 'Top Chef': Gastro-nauts gear up for Singapore

     
    This week, Angelo recovered with a one-two punch, Padma test-drove cross-dressing and the chefs get revved up for street food-savvy Singapore. But before they hopped on a jet for Southeast Asia, the remaining cheftestants were chucked the wine pairing...
  • A growing divide over official-English laws

    WASHINGTON A growing language divide has opened up across the country, as a sharp increase in the number of Americans who speak English as a second language or don't speak it at all is driving cities and states to respond, often in radically different...
  • Juve seek bite out of Premier League's Asia apple

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - When Manchester United's opening English Premier League fixture was brought forward, Italian champions Juventus had to switch their pre-season friendly in Singapore to avoid a clash. In Southeast Asia, only one league matters....
  • Luxury cruise on Halong Bay, Vietnam

    As Vietnam modernizes, vestiges of the French colonial era are fading fast, except for the return of the Emeraude to Halong Bay. Since 2003, the beautiful, wood-lined paddle steamer has been taking guests for one-night cruises in a wonder-world of...
  • The vagabonds: No home, just travel

     The vagabonds: No home, just travel
    Working as a night-life photographer had its perks, but Matthew Karsten was tired of life in South Florida. Looking at a friend's pictures from a trip through Southeast Asia, Karsten yearned for a bigger world. So he set out to discover it. There are...
  • Go Away With ... Kevin Olusola

    Go Away With ... Kevin Olusola
    The son of a Nigerian psychiatrist and a Grenadian nurse, Kevin Olusola enrolled at Yale University intending to pursue a medical career. But the classically trained cellist and innovative beatboxer couldn't resist entering the "Celebrate and...
  • Your bird flu questions answered

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Your name: Your city, state: Your e-mail: Question/comment:    || ++++++++++++++++++++ I'd like to thank everyone for sending such good questions. If we didn't get to your question today, keep reading. We might do it in future...
  • U.S. not ready for bird flu

    In the face of an uncertain threat that avian flu could cause a new pandemic, political leaders at every level are grappling with the disquieting fact that the United States has almost no ability to stop an outbreak of the disease if it strikes here soon....
  • Missing Malaysia plane: Satellites picked up 'pings,' source says

    Missing Malaysia plane: Satellites picked up 'pings,' source says
    Satellites picked up faint electronic pulses from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 after it went missing on Saturday, but the signals gave no information about where the stray jet was heading and little else about its fate, two sources close to the...