Australian wins Booker Prize with wartime novel

...excoriating" descriptions of suffering in Flanagan's novel.He said the book, which moves from Tasmania to southeast Asia to Japan, explored "the loss of a love and then the loss of comrades" and the trauma of having to live with such...

Soccer fans in Southeast Asia have little interest in local teams

...national team.Many soccer fans in Southeast Asia care about European clubs more...wouldn't be here," he said.Southeast Asia is home to 620 million people...scrapped a single victory each.Southeast Asia's resilient economies and increasingly...

Air power, while a powerful tactical tool, has its limits

...learned as a combat fighter pilot during the 180 combat missions I flew over North Vietnam and Laos during the war in Southeast Asia. Some of these lessons remain pertinent even today. FOR THOSE interested in gaining a deeper understanding of air...

Polio cases plunge 96 percent in Southeast Asia

ATLANTA - Massive immuni-zation campaigns in Southeast Asia have all but eradicated polio from one of the last areas plagued by the paralyzing disease, the government said Thursday. Polio...

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Ex-Tiger coach finds success in new post in Southeast Asia

...That's what the 59-year-old Kriese has tried to do with his daunting new job. As the tennis technical director for Southeast Asia, he's been charged with coordinating the sports' efforts for 15 far-flung and, at times, culturally disparate...

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Airman's remains buried after missing 35 years in Southeast Asia

...returned from his last search-and-rescue mission, 35 years after his helicopter was shot down over the jungles of Southeast Asia. The Oklahoma native's remains, recovered earlier this year from a crash site inside Laos in the treacherous Ho...

New restaurant filling old Crum's space on Central Avenue

...business. He plans to offer an eclectic menu of "locally sourced, internationally inspired" dishes with origins in Southeast Asia, Korea, Peru, Mexico and Germany.Draper, who hopes to open the restaurant in October, intends to create a beer...

Partridge Inn on Walton Way one step closer to new owners

...the property operating as a hotel. The boutique inn also had garnered interest from groups in western Europe and southeast Asia, he said.The five-story hotel includes 144 guest rooms and suites, 10,000 square feet of meeting and event...

Deal for Augusta's Partridge Inn not yet complete

...said Hunter, adding that the historic property on Walton Way generated interest from groups in western Europe and southeast Asia."My understanding is that the ultimate bidder plans to keep the property as a hotel and not change a lot," he...

The story of Charlie Dean's remains

Charlie Dean's remains were brought home from Southeast Asia Thanksgiving week. The arrival in Hawaii was attended...getting his diploma, he and a friend took off for Southeast Asia. Mr. Dean and his pal blundered into guerrillas...