Alexandra Bounxouei is a teen idol in Laos. She's young and vivacious, with a legion of fans at home and around the world. She's also a classically trained violinist. Mary Stucky has the story of the 'Lao Princess of Pop.'
For today's Global Hit, we hear the sounds of African influence in Colombia. A new collection called Palenque Palenque shows how Afro roots music asserted in the 70s and 80s within a salsa-dominant country.
Many of Bob Dylan's biggest hits were written and recorded in the 1960s during the Vietnam War. Last night the folk music hero performed in Ho Chi Minh City and he played it safe. BBC reporter Nga Pham went to the show and talks to Marco Werman.
The answer to our Geo Quiz today is Dili - the capital of East Timor. It's where martial arts film star and UNICEF goodwill ambassador Jackie Chan visited today to promote peace. The BBC's Lucy Williamson reports from Dili.
The News of The World, a tabloid owned by Rupert Murdoch, has allegedly been hacking into thousands of celebrity cell phones. Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with The World's Technology Correspondent Clark Boyd to find out how this sort of hacking is done.