Isphanyar Bhandara, the head of Pakistan's only brewery, Murree Brewery, sits at his grandfather's desk at the headquarters in Rawalpindi, near Islamabad. Bhandara's grandfather was a director at the brewery when Pakistan gained independence in 1947, and he bought a controlling stake in the company. The brewery has been run by the Bhandara family ever since. Lauren Frayer for NPR hide caption

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Pakistan's Lone Brewery Sets Sights On India

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What's Next? China's Fast-Growing Economy Slows

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Eight bridges have collapsed around China since 2011. Here, government investigators examine a recently built entrance ramp that collapsed last week in the northeastern city of Harbin, killing three people. Local residents believe government corruption and substandard materials are to blame. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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Chinese Blame Failing Bridges On Corruption

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Dabba wallahs carry lunchboxes to offices in Indian cities. But the old tradition is changing with modern times. Aijaz Rahi/AP hide caption

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In India, 100-Year-Old Lunch Delivery Service Goes Modern

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Christians pray for Rimsha on the roof of their priest's compound. Hundreds of the girl's Christian neighbors have fled their homes, fearing attacks by Muslims. Lauren Frayer for NPR hide caption

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With A Girl Jailed, Pakistan Law Again Under Scrutiny

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According to consultant Serkan Toto, the anonymity of mobile gaming is tailor-made for the Japanese. Koji Sasahara/AP hide caption

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In Japan, Mobile Startups Take Gaming To Next Level

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The "Loving Happiness Band," supported, in part, by the Communist Party, plays for a crowd on Nanjing Road. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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Festive Nanjing Road Recaptures Shanghai's Heyday

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What Pussy Riot Ruling Means For Russian Regime

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Factory Conditions Improve Where iPads Are Made

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China is planning to increase investments in Pakistan, and some Pakistanis feel China is trying to become a new colonial power. Amid these tensions, a bomb went off near the Chinese Consulate in Karachi, Pakistan, on July 23. The blast injured two people. Rizwan Tabassum/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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China's Increased Investment Upsets Some Pakistanis

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Apple's China Plants Still Face Union, Overtime Issues

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People, one holding an image of Cuba's President Raul Castro and his brother Fidel Castro, wait in line at a bus stop in Havana last month. Franklin Reyes/AP hide caption

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Cuba Examines Asian Model For Economic Reforms

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For more than a decade, author Patricia Lim researched the 8,000 graves of the Hong Kong Cemetery, one of the city's oldest Christian cemeteries. Here, Lim stands at the grave of former Hong Kong police officer Richardson Barry Loxley Leslie. Last year, she rested on the grave while, unbeknownst to her at the time, she was having a mild heart attack. Louisa Lim/NPR hide caption

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Deaths Tell The Story Of Life In Old Hong Kong

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