A Former Japanese Yankii Gets a World-Class Education
September 01, 2014
A Former Japanese Yankii Gets a World-Class Education
How a one-time underachiever eventually enrolled in one of the world’s most prestigious universities.
A Former Japanese Yankii Gets a World-Class Education
Korea’s Plagiarism Problem
August 31, 2014
Korea’s Plagiarism Problem
Plagiarism, fake credentials, and dry labbing occur everywhere, but seem to be particularly prevalent in South Korea.
Korea’s Plagiarism Problem
Chinese Drop-Off in US Graduate Schools Triggers False Alarm
August 30, 2014
Chinese Drop-Off in US Graduate Schools Triggers False Alarm
The number of Chinese students applying to US grad schools has tapered, but this should not be cause for alarm.
Chinese Drop-Off in US Graduate Schools Triggers False Alarm
Japanese Cultural Influence Grows in India
August 29, 2014
Japanese Cultural Influence Grows in India
Japanese culture is permeating India, precipitating closer ties between the two countries.
Japanese Cultural Influence Grows in India
10 Biggest Asian Sports Stars
August 28, 2014
10 Biggest Asian Sports Stars
A look at the biggest Asian names in world sport today.
10 Biggest Asian Sports Stars
South Korea, Japan Dominate Little League World Series
August 25, 2014
South Korea, Japan Dominate Little League World Series
South Korea defeated Jackie Robinson West for its third-ever Little League World Series Championship.
South Korea, Japan Dominate Little League World Series
Dog Napping in Vietnam
August 24, 2014
Dog Napping in Vietnam
Snatching dogs is a thriving – and violent – business in Vietnam.
Dog Napping in Vietnam
Bacha Bazi: The Tragedy of Afghanistan’s Dancing Boys
August 23, 2014
Bacha Bazi: The Tragedy of Afghanistan’s Dancing Boys
An old tradition has experienced a disturbing revival in post-Taliban Afghanistan.
Bacha Bazi: The Tragedy of Afghanistan’s Dancing Boys
3 Political Lessons from the <em>Mahabharat</em>
August 23, 2014
3 Political Lessons from the Mahabharat
An ancient epic’s lessons for India ring true today.
3 Political Lessons from the Mahabharat
Inbee Park Ends Asian Golf Drought
August 21, 2014
Inbee Park Ends Asian Golf Drought
The South Korean golfer returns to the winning podium, while Taiwan’s Yani Tseng still struggles to find form.
Inbee Park Ends Asian Golf Drought
South Korea’s Failure to Support Working Women
August 20, 2014
South Korea’s Failure to Support Working Women
Much like Japan, Korean women face serious inequality issues.
South Korea’s Failure to Support Working Women
Beijing Cracks Down on Illegal Drug Use
August 20, 2014
Beijing Cracks Down on Illegal Drug Use
Beijing police are cracking down on illegal drug use among Chinese and foreigners alike.
Beijing Cracks Down on Illegal Drug Use
<i>Jet Black and the Ninja Wind</i>: Slice-and-Dice of a Japanese Myth
August 15, 2014
Jet Black and the Ninja Wind: Slice-and-Dice of a Japanese Myth
Ninjutsu, cryptography and ancient history come together in a high-octane adventure. The best part: the hero is a teenage girl.
Jet Black and the Ninja Wind: Slice-and-Dice of a Japanese Myth
South Korea Makes Return to Little League World Series
August 14, 2014
South Korea Makes Return to Little League World Series
It’s been 30 years since they last appeared – and won – but South Korea looks a good chance for the title.
South Korea Makes Return to Little League World Series
Teaching English in Korea: Closing Doors
August 13, 2014
Teaching English in Korea: Closing Doors
South Korea prefers monolingual language teachers from high-income companies.
Teaching English in Korea: Closing Doors
Women: The Economic Saviors of Japan?
August 10, 2014
Women: The Economic Saviors of Japan?
Abe’s plans for womenomics is likely to run into some stubborn realities.
Women: The Economic Saviors of Japan?
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