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Milking venom from a Russell's viper, used in production of antivenom. ​(Photo by Julian White)​

Australia brings snake bite expertise to Myanmar

International support focuses on improving emergency care and anti-venom supplies

  • Tokyo studio fulfills every samurai-to-be's dreams

    Choreographer of sword fighting scenes in 'Kill Bill' is your personal trainer

  • Big in Asia but World Baseball Classic still seeks US home run

    Quadrennial baseball event, popular in Asia, wants same respect as World Series

  • Stressed out Japan seeks peace of mind

    Anger management, mindfulness programs getting popular as coping mechanisms

  • Laos trips up on bid for soccer glory

    Corruption and financial problems hit Laotian domestic league

  • Rock climbers lead way to China's new mountain playground

    Limestone cliffs and dramatic views draw independent travelers to Shigu

  • Dick Bruna, creator of children's favorite Miffy, dies

  • Japan's thoroughly modern MBA monk

    MBA-bearing Buddhist gives business advice to rejuvenate Japan's temples

  • Japan's Takanashi ties record with 53rd ski jump win

    Seeking first Olympic medal, 20-year-old takes top spot at test event for 2018 games

  • Asia's Standouts

    The Go champ taking on AI

    19-year-old Ke Jie aims to take back the crown from Google's AlphaGo

  • Asia's Standouts

    Kelvin Teo erases borders with an online lending platform

    Malaysian-born entrepreneur targets regionwide peer-to-peer financing

  • Asia's Standouts

    Transgender IT whiz pushes for more inclusive Taiwanese politics

    Cabinet member Audrey Tang aims to use technology to improve policy

  • Asia's Standouts

    A Pakistani director tackles taboos

    Academy Award-winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy uses her camera to shine a light

  • Asia's Standouts

    From rapper to Myanmar lawmaker

    Once jailed for his anti-junta music, Zayar Thaw is now changing politics from within

  • Asia's Standouts

    Indonesia's high-speed hero

    F1 driver Rio Haryanto unites a diverse nation

  • Don't fear Bangkok's large reptiles

    Lumpini Park's inhabitants don't seem to mind all the exercise buffs

  • 10 digits solve Dubai's address confusion

    Makani numbers help residents find their way in fast-growing city

  • Insufficient size for cost lament Hong Kong Disneyland visitors

    Attendance down with higher entry fee than larger counterparts elsewhere

  • What's a big airport to do to maintain its hub status?

    Incheon's answer was to open South Korea's first capsule hotel

  • Reinventing Thaipusam

    Hindu festival's new gilded chariot divides Malaysian Tamil community