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Thailand's Sky Lanterns Are Beautiful, But Incredibly Dangerous For Airplanes

The Loi Krathong holiday could turn deadly if paper lanterns lit with fuel get sucked into jet engines.

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The World's Biggest Cities Will Be in Asia and Africa by 2030

New York, Osaka, and Sao Paulo won't even make the top 10.

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Beijing Buys a Waste Management Company to Solve Its Pollution Problems

But it won't work.

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India's Economic Woes Are So Dire, Millions May De-Urbanize

A dire slump threatens to send poor, unemployed migrants back to the countryside in search of work.

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Airbnb Sets Its Sights on the Chinese Tourism Boom

In Asia, a newly-prosperous middle class is traveling like never before. Can Airbnb catch on?