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  1. just asking questions
    Bill Gates on the Pandemic: ‘You Hope It Doesn’t Stretch Past 2022.’The philanthropist shares his thoughts about COVID-19 vaccines, America’s failures, and when we can expect real global relief.
  2. the urbanist
    A Chef’s Guide to BangkokA secret cocktail bar, a sacred temple, and pork ribs smothered in bird’s-eye chiles.
  3. well-done threat
    Trump’s Steak–and–Ice Cream Terror Continues Across AsiaHe kicked off his trip to Japan with the “best quality” steak and a chocolate sundae.
  4. select all
    Uber Struggling to Get Itself Together in AsiaAn Uber employee reportedly bribed police in Jakarta.
  5. Animal Welfare
    World’s Most Expensive Coffee Requires Actual Animal TortureAnother reminder why nobody should be drinking civet-poop coffee.
  6. Human Trafficking
    News Reports Have Helped Free 2,000 Enslaved FishermenFruits of the AP’s labor in its ongoing exposé.
  7. Tie-Ins
    The Official DC Comics Restaurant Serves Batman Burgers With Black BunsAquaman fans can add a side of shrimp for a heroic surf-and-turf.
  8. Horrible Things
    Horrific Details Continue to Emerge About Southeast Asia’s Fishing SlavesLike working 24-hour shifts, sleeping on beds of dead fish, and watching others jump overboard.
  9. jumpsuits for joy
    Stella McCartney’s Asia Tour Culminates With Kate Moss and Impressive TopiariesAnd plate-spinning!
  10. asia
    Jason Wu Discusses the Asian-American Fashion ‘Movement’“I almost wanted to poke fun at it a little bit.”
  11. asia
    From Rice-Paddy Hats to Rickshaws: Fashion’s Misguided Glamorizing of AsiaYes, rickshaws. You can buy one at Anthropologie for $2,200 plus shipping.
  12. clickables
    Watch William Shatner Sing ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ As a Big Face in the SkyEasy come, easy go.
  13. downgradepocalypse
    Asian Stock Market Nose-divesInvestors feel the effects of Wall Street’s very bad day.
  14. Mediavore
    Food Prices Could Spread Extreme Poverty in Asia; Britney Spears Abstains FromRising costs continue to put world economies at risk, while the singer contractually limits the possibility of temptation.
  15. Mediavore
    Guy Fieri Opening in Dublin, CA; Food Bank Visits Up 24%Guy Fieri expands in NorCal, while U.S. Mayors find evidence of increased food insecurity.
  16. Mediavore
    Baja Booster Coming To Test Kitchen; Former Malo Manager Plans His Own TaqueriaTijuana empire owner Javier Palscencia is coming to L.A. while Matthew Dickson plans Taqueria Pelonchas Fresca.
  17. Mediavore
    Heart Association Urges Less Sugar in Diets; Naked Chef Will Open Italian ChainThe American Heart Association is looking out for your sugar intake and Jamie Oliver is bringing 30 Italian restaurants to Asia.
  18. recession proof
    Versace Opens Store in VietnamNo sense in opening new stores in the U.S., after all.