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Jorge Silva

Chili paste to haircuts: Thai tourism workers improvise as virus hits travel

May 12 2020

BANGKOK As Thailand's tourist economy suffers a near-total shutdown from travel restrictions due to the new coronavirus, employees in the industry have been forced to improvise to make ends meet. | Video

Bangkok reopens with stylists in scrubs, plastic screens between diners

May 04 2020

BANGKOK Businesses reopening in Bangkok on Monday after weeks of near lockdown were taking intense precautions to prevent new outbreaks of the coronavirus.

At home with couple who saved baby kangaroos from the fires

Feb 07 2020

WYTALIBA, Australia Even as a fierce bushfire bore down on the rural Australian community of Wytaliba, Gary Wilson and his partner Julie Willis decided not to flee their timber home - they had a house full of orphaned baby kangaroos to protect. | Video

'Like a Ferrari, you don't need it' - New Zealanders set to turn in guns

Apr 03 2019

CHRISTCHURCH The pre-dawn quiet of New Zealand's South Island is shattered by the crack of a bullet from Noel Womersley's Finnish Tikka T3 rifle, followed by the shot thudding into the skull of a cow he is targeting, one of three. | Video

Security men and metal detectors: Vietnam prepares for Trump-Kim summit

Feb 25 2019

HANOI Dozens of North Korean security men with identical haircuts and suits marched off an aircraft at Hanoi airport on Sunday, as Vietnamese soldiers searched through shrubbery outside a posh hotel in the city center days before a North Korea-U.S. summit. | Video

Security men and metal detectors: Vietnam prepares for Trump-Kim summit

Feb 25 2019

HANOI Dozens of North Korean security men with identical haircuts and suits marched off an aircraft at Hanoi airport on Sunday, as Vietnamese soldiers searched through shrubbery outside a posh hotel in the city centre days before a North Korea-U.S. summit.

Beloved princes: Boys become Buddhist novices in Thailand

Apr 26 2018

MAE HONG SON, Thailand Golden umbrellas draped in beads and flowers provide shade for boys as young as seven riding on their fathers' shoulders in a procession through the mountain town of Mae Hong Son on Thailand's northern border. | Video

Bullets and burns: Portraits of injured Rohingya refugees

Nov 16 2017

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh The two Rohingya Muslim brothers, six-year-old Mohamed Heron and four-year-old Akhter, held each other as they showed burns on their arms and torsos that their uncle says resulted from Myanmar's armed forces firing rockets at their village.

Fighting addiction at a Thai monastery

May 10 2017

A high-paying job in Germany's tech sector gave him money and prestige, but his life was spiralling out of control. A cocaine addiction had pushed him to the brink of suicide.

Tattooed devotees transform in Thai temple trance

Mar 17 2017

WAT BANG PHRA, Thailand Deep in trances, devotees of a Thai temple charged through gathered crowds on Saturday mimicking the beasts on their tattoos.

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