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  • Top Chef DC: Sizzling in Singapore

     
    The chef-testants - minus Tiffany, who should be there - are in Singapore for Top Chef's first international finale. "There's gonna be bloodshed," says Ed, the first to arrive. It seems super hot and the chefs are sweating and they're......
  • Howard resident going to Singapore on Fulbright grant

    Kevin Doxzen Jr. applied last summer for a Fulbright scholarship to do cancer research in Singapore, and by December he was told he was a finalist. For about five months, he heard nothing, even as many of his classmates were notified of their status. The...
  • Earning her stripes

    Earning her stripes
    It's the Year of the Tiger — not according to the Chinese lunar calendar, but in the world of publishing. "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother" by Amy Chua has made waves with an account of super-striving Chinese parenting. "The Tiger's Wife," a...
  • Panetta tells Naval Academy graduates to look to Asia-Pacific

    Panetta tells Naval Academy graduates to look to Asia-Pacific
    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...
  • SATURDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS

    SATURDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS ++++++++++++++++++++ || M. bask. || Fordham@Syracuse || MASN4 || || Presbyterian@Duke || ESPNU4:30 || || St. Francis (N.Y.)@Seton Hall || MASN7 || || NASCAR || Sprint Cup Kobalt Tools 500, Qual. || SPEED1:30 || ||...
  • And now for some good airplane news

     
    Bra1nchild just sent me a report on airline food. I'll be thinking about this when I'm eating my Southwest peanuts on the way to Florida in a couple of weeks. ELThe question of airplane food was raised some time ago.......
  • 'Amazing Race' recap: Journey to Singapore

     
    Here's Bucky:This week’s leg of "The Amazing Race" takes the contestants, first by bus then by train, (they all end up traveling together, natch) to Singapore, where they will have to taxi to a museum and find Allan Wu, the......
  • Singapore noodles

     
    In this week's Shallow Thought Wednesday post, John Lindner gives mixed reviews to local Singapore noodles offerings. Here's John. LV Last week I “discovered” Singapore noodles and since that first taste, ordered them two more times at two...
  • Kurdish oil cargo unloaded at sea, destination a mystery

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Part of a Kurdish oil cargo has been offloaded from a Greek-managed tanker into another tanker in the South China Sea, but mystery surrounds the identity of the buyer and where the two tankers are headed. The United Emblem, which is...
  • Malaysia tries to parlay appeal to Muslim visitors into medical tourism push

    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Muslim tourists have long chosen Malaysia, its beaches and its malls as a holiday destination thanks to cultural affinity. Now the Southeast Asian country, where Muslims make up about 60 percent of the population, wants to parlay...
  • As U.S. kicks off crude exports, Iran casts a shadow in Asia

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The United States faces an awkward rival in its first attempts in 40 years to export crude oil - Iran. Iran, whose economy has been throttled by Western sanctions that have halved its crude shipments, is now selling higher quality...
  • 'Best' airlines? Really?

    'Best' airlines? Really?
    To nobody's surprise, Cathay Pacific came in as the number one "airline of the year" on the latest Skytrax ratings of the world's major airlines. This survey, which Skytrax modestly claims to be "a most respected global airline passenger study," always...