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Our local Girl Scout Thinking Day, which was enjoyed by girls from Daisy Scouts through Seniors last month, was planned and executed as part of Junior Troop 2264's Bronze Award. The girls chose Asia as the theme, rather than a single country. According to...
Tags: Lent, Timonium, Longford Corporation, Towson, Easter
SINGAPORE -- While the U.S. unemployment rate "dropped" to 7.7 percent last month -- a figure even The Washington Post acknowledged was due "in large part because the labor force fell by 350,000" -- here in this modern and prosperous city-state of...
Over the past two years, the Obama administration has focused greater diplomatic attention and military resources on East Asia as part of a policy described as a "pivot" or "rebalancing." While American leaders are loath to admit it publicly, this is a...
Tags: Values, John Kerry, Trade Dispute, U.S. Congress, Japan
On a sunny Saturday afternoon, Kate Williams stood behind the sushi bar at Pabu in Harbor East's Four Seasons Hotel, concentrating as she carefully wrapped a bamboo mat around rice-strewn seaweed. Chef Jonah Kim, the executive chef at Pabu, stood next...
There are those who have observed that the global economy has always been part of the human experience. The demand for exotic goods, ranging from salt and spices to gold, led to the establishment of the Silk Road linking Europe and eastern Asia, trans-...
With Osama bin Laden dead, the war in Iraq over and the war in Afghanistan winding down, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told graduating midshipmen Tuesday to prepare themselves for "one of the key projects" of their generation: building American...
The Miller Branch of the Howard County Library System in Ellicott City was transformed Sunday into a bustling showcase of dancing, singing and food — home of the South Asia Culture Café. The café, sponsored by the library system and Columbia...
Tags: Culture, India, Pakistan, Libraries, Ellicott City
McCormick & Co. announced Monday that it had signed an agreement to buy a popular bouillion maker in China. Sparks-based McCormick has agreed to acquire Wuhan Asia-Pacific Condiments Co. Ltd. for approximately $141 million, according to a statement...
The Baltimore SunI know some of my more parochial colleagues can't get past the troubles CNN continues to have in its prime-time American operation. And I am right up there in being dismayed by some of the moves management has made with Eliot Spitzer, Kathleen Parker,...
On a February afternoon, a light snow falls steadily from the sky and the temperature hovers in the low 30s. But to peek in the front window of Yogi Castle in Ellicott City, you’d think it was a steamy July afternoon. Every table is occupied, and...
Wearing a purple-and-white tie and a gray suit, Feike Sijbesma, head of Dutch multinational conglomerate Royal DSM, was whisked from meeting to meeting at the Columbia headquarters of Martek Biosciences Corp. on a recent weekday. He had spoken to the...
When it opens next year, the Great Mall of China near Beijing will be the biggest retail and entertainment center in the world, with 15 million square feet of shops, a theme park, a water park — and the world's tallest indoor roller coaster,...
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