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  • Marc Gold travels Asia paying it forward through little acts of kindness

    Difference Maker Marc Gold travels Asia paying it forward through little acts of kindness

    'Shoestring philanthropist' Gold pairs tiny but powerful donations with acts of kindness

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 03/30

    Indians celebrate after their team won the ICC World Cup cricket semifinal match against Pakistan, in Mumbai, India. India upstaged archrival Pakistan by 29 runs in the so-called 'mother of all World Cup matches' to progress to the final against Sri Lanka, giving Sachin Tendulkar another chance to reach his 100th hundred after his charmed innings fell just short on Wednesday.

  • Global News Blog 'K-pop' and kimchi invade Southeast Asia

    One enterprising Thai entertainment star is capitalizing on the popularity of Korean culture in Thailand with the introduction of Korean cuisine.

  • Burma(Myanmar) earthquake hits faded drug area

    Burma(Myanmar) earthquake hits faded drug area

    Burma(Myanmar) earthquake caused buildings to sway hundreds of miles away. The economic impact of the Burma(Myanmar) earthquake is limited as Golden Triangle opium production has declined.

  • Burma (Myanmar) earthquake strikes near Thailand border

    Burma (Myanmar) earthquake strikes near Thailand border

    Burma (Myanmar) earthquake: Homes and at least one bridge were damaged in several villages along Myanmar's borders with Thailand and Laos, according to residents who spoke to an aid agency.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 03/24

    Michal Novotny of the Czech Republic, Alex Pullin of Australia, Alberto Schiavon of Italy, Seth Wescott of the United States and Paul-Henri De le Rue of France, from left, clear a jump during the men's Snowboard-Cross FIS World Cup in Arosa, Switzerland.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 03/21

    An Afghan boy swings on the occasion of Nawroz, the New Year ceremony, held at the Sakhi shrine in Kabul, Afghanistan. In a speech marking the Afghan new year, Vice President Abdul Karim Khalili called on militants to lay down their weapons because the nation would never return to the days of hard-line Taliban rule.

  • Iodine pills being given to Japan-bound travelers

    Iodine pills being given to Japan-bound travelers

    Iodine pills are being given to all travelers going from Thailand to Japan, the Thai Health Ministry says.

  • What the Japan crisis means for Asian manufacturing hub

    What the Japan crisis means for Asian manufacturing hub

    The immediate economic crunch across East Asia is expected to ease. It may then give way to a boom in exports of materials that Japan needs for reconstruction, a boost to Asian producers.

  • In Pictures US military muscle

    A first-year midshipman, or plebe, is splashed with mud while participating in Sea Trials at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., May 15, 2012. Sea Trials, modeled after the Marine Corps' Crucible and the Navy's Battle Stations recruit programs, is an annual capstone event for fourth-class midshipmen and serves as a leadership challenge for upper-class midshipmen, who lead each activity during the exercise.