Three Pokemon for 2010 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

*Nov 27 - 00:05*

Thanksgiving means family. But for Pikachu, it means being dragged through Manhattan as an inflatable balloon. And this year he won’t be alone. Pikachu will be joined in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade by Reshiram and Zekrom from the PokeĆ©mon Black and White. The balloons will be 14 feet tall and pulled by handlers decked out in black and white duds.

UNESCO Declares Batik Originates from Indonesia


The Indonesian government announced that UNESCO would soon name batik as an intangible cultural heritage. The listing, which will give the age-old batik tradition some degree of protection under the UNESCO charter, will be made official at an event in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates, 2 October. In the past, Malaysia, in its tourism promotion campaign/advertisement, claimed the ownership of batik.