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Southeast Asia

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  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Getting over the transition jitters

    I had been teaching since Christ was a corporal. That’s a long time. In retrospect, one of the most appealing aspects of teaching was mentoring kids according to the parameters of the animated character Buzz Lightyear: “To infinity and beyond!...
  • Wax apples come to Temple City, Pasadena farmers markets

    Wax apples come to Temple City, Pasadena farmers markets
    In a hardscrabble district of South El Monte, near a decommissioned missile site, tucked away behind a warehouse filled with Chinese sunglasses, lies a secret orchard bearing a rare and mysterious Asian fruit. It's the work of a wealthy Taiwanese man,...
  • Dim sum for the mind: A selection of tidbits spicy, sour and sweet

    The president might have been able to get a joint resolution through Congress backing his policy in Syria if only (1) he had been able to hold on to the support of the president, and (2) had a policy. -------- As has been observed before, it can be...
  • Spirit of Asia's long-ago past makes itself heard

    Spirit of Asia's long-ago past makes itself heard
    Those looking to vanish into an unfamiliar realm have a new vehicle: "Longing for the Past: The 78 RPM Era in Southeast Asia." The transcendent four-CD compilation and hardbound book collects nearly 100 early recordings from Burma, Cambodia, Thailand,...
  • On a reconnaissance mission to Ft. Ord in Monterey Bay

    On a reconnaissance mission to Ft. Ord in Monterey Bay
    MONTEREY BAY, Calif. — Along Highway 1 between Marina and Seaside, it's all roller-coastering sand dunes and chaparral. There the road cuts across Ft. Ord, where soldiers trained for almost every war the U.S. Army waged in the 20th century, as...
  • ANALYSIS: Will China Buy Its Way Into Hollywood?

    HONG KONG -- There is a clear sense that many Chinese companies are in a hurry to get somewhere fast. They covet the status and kudos that comes with global recognition, even if it is not the most logical or financially viable thing to do. This is true...
  • Rihanna's photo with endangered animal leads to two arrests

    Rihanna's photo with endangered animal leads to two arrests
    Two men have been arrested in Thailand after singer Rihanna posted a picture with an endangered animal they were allegedly using to sell photo ops on the island of Phuket. The "Stay" songstress, who is no stranger to racy selfies, posted one...
  • Go Away With ... Maiara Walsh

    Go Away With ... Maiara Walsh
    Born in Seattle, Wash., Maiara Walsh was 2 when she and her family moved to her mother's native Sao Paulo, Brazil. In her tweens, she moved back to the United States to pursue an acting career. After roles on series such as "Desperate Housewives,"...
  • The Spice Table will serve its last supper Dec. 31

    The Spice Table will serve its last supper Dec. 31
    The Spice Table will be closing at the end of the year, the brick building in which it's located to be demolished by the Metro Transportation Authority to make way for its underground subway station.  So chef-owner Bryant Ng is serving the last Spice...
  • Health leaders concerned by resistance to anti-malaria drugs

    WASHINGTON — Although malaria deaths have fallen worldwide over the last decade, health leaders warned Wednesday of a small but rising threat in parts of Southeast Asia, where anti-malaria drug resistance is confounding experts. Four countries...
  • Ang Elevated At Sony Television Asia

    HONG KONG - Hui Keng Ang has been named as vice president and general manager, networks, Asia for Sony Pictures Television (SPT), it was announced today Based in Singapore, Ang will oversee the networks' robust portfolio of channels across Southeast...
  • 20th Century Fox Breaks Ground on Theme Park Business with First Resort in Malaysia

    If you want to ride a Matterhorn-like roller coaster themed around the "Ice Age" movies you'll have to fly to Malaysia. Twentieth Century Fox has broken ground on its first theme park there, appropriately named Twentieth Century Fox World. When it...