Shots from Inle Lake, Myanmar.

LA Times: “For China’s Uighurs, knifings taint an ancient craft.”

LA Times: “For China’s Uighurs, knifings taint an ancient craft.”

Medium: The Micro-Dwellings of Hong Kong.
"From chicken-wire cages to glassed-in galleys, designers are working to make the city’s tiniest spaces livable"

Medium: The Micro-Dwellings of Hong Kong.

"From chicken-wire cages to glassed-in galleys, designers are working to make the city’s tiniest spaces livable"

CNN: Saving photogenic baby sun bears in Cambodia.

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NPR: “Prehistoric cave paintings of animals and human hands in Indonesia are as ancient as similar paintings found in Western Europe, according to a new study that suggests humans may have carried this art tradition with them when they migrated out of Africa.”

theeconomist:

China’s back: the brief period in which America overshadowed China as the world’s largest economy is now over, according to new estimates

theeconomist:

China’s back: the brief period in which America overshadowed China as the world’s largest economy is now over, according to new estimates

Slow train through Jaffna

Reconnecting Sri Lanka’s north: “From his window seat on the train, the president told journalists that the reopened track will serve as a bridge to connect the north and south, and also as a means “to win the hearts of the people”. The first job is done. The president has yet to prove his commitment to the second.”

"The Love of Hitler Leads a Nazi Revival in Indonesia”

"The Love of Hitler Leads a Nazi Revival in Indonesia

"An Indian child poses with a mask during a "No Tobacco" rally in Kolkata on May 31. The World Health Organization (WHO) and partners mark No Tobacco Day on May 31, highlighting the health risks associated with tobacco use.
DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP/Getty Images”

"An Indian child poses with a mask during a "No Tobacco" rally in Kolkata on May 31. The World Health Organization (WHO) and partners mark No Tobacco Day on May 31, highlighting the health risks associated with tobacco use.

DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP/Getty Images”

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NPR: “As Myanmar Modernizes, Architectural Gems Are Endangered.”