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Why Rodman’s Trip Isn’t Ping Pong Diplomacy
March 01, 2013
Why Rodman’s Trip Isn’t Ping Pong Diplomacy
Dennis Rodman may be winning the hearts of North Korean fans, but this trip isn’t statecraft.
Why Rodman’s Trip Isn’t Ping Pong Diplomacy
Thailand’s Makudi to Run for AFC Presidency
March 01, 2013
Thailand’s Makudi to Run for AFC Presidency
Thailand’s Worawi Makudi wants to head the Asian Football Confederation. Will his past get in the way?
Thailand’s Makudi to Run for AFC Presidency
Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants Revealed
February 28, 2013
Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants Revealed
S. Pellegrino released its list of Asia’s top eateries in Singapore on Monday. Japan claims the top spot.
Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants Revealed
World Baseball Classic Begins March 2nd
February 28, 2013
World Baseball Classic Begins March 2nd
Will Japan repeat a third time? Can Korea avenge its second place finish in 2009?
World Baseball Classic Begins March 2nd
Dennis Rodman in North Korea: Tourism or Diplomacy?
February 27, 2013
Dennis Rodman in North Korea: Tourism or Diplomacy?
Dennis Rodman is in North Korea for “basketball diplomacy.” Is the trip ethical, let alone effective?
Dennis Rodman in North Korea: Tourism or Diplomacy?
Asian Golf: It's a Woman’s World
February 27, 2013
Asian Golf: It's a Woman’s World
In the world of Asian golf, women dominate while men remain stunted by competing tours.
Asian Golf: It's a Woman’s World
Running for Life: Fauja Singh
February 26, 2013
Running for Life: Fauja Singh
Centenarian marathon runner Fauja Singh has retired from competition, but has no intention of stopping.
Running for Life: Fauja Singh
Argo, Ang Lee Win Big at the Oscars
February 25, 2013
Argo, Ang Lee Win Big at the Oscars
Argo took the best picture award, while Ang Lee was awarded best director at the 85th Academy Awards last night.
Argo, Ang Lee Win Big at the Oscars
Japan: A Football, Rugby Powerhouse in the Making?
February 25, 2013
Japan: A Football, Rugby Powerhouse in the Making?
More Japanese football and rugby players are moving to Europe and Oceania. Media frenzies ensue.
Japan: A Football, Rugby Powerhouse in the Making?
Donald Richie: 1924-2013
February 22, 2013
Donald Richie: 1924-2013
Donald Richie, American writer on Japan, mentor and humanist, has died at 88.
Donald Richie: 1924-2013
Rival Indonesian Football Leagues to Merge?
February 22, 2013
Rival Indonesian Football Leagues to Merge?
Indonesia’s pro football leagues must shape up or risk suspension from international competition.
Rival Indonesian Football Leagues to Merge?
Buzkashi Boys Afghan Star Heads to the Oscars
February 21, 2013
Buzkashi Boys Afghan Star Heads to the Oscars
At 14, unlikely Afghan actor Fawad Mohammadi has arrived in Los Angeles to attend the Oscars.
Buzkashi Boys Afghan Star Heads to the Oscars
Thai Transgender Community Finds its Voice
February 20, 2013
Thai Transgender Community Finds its Voice
A recent Thai political campaign video appeals to transgendered voters. But is it enough to draw them to the polls?
Thai Transgender Community Finds its Voice
Sumo Champ Taiho Gets Posthumous Award
February 20, 2013
Sumo Champ Taiho Gets Posthumous Award
The Japanese government has chosen Taiho for the People’s Honor Award.
Sumo Champ Taiho Gets Posthumous Award
Haruki Murakami’s New Novel Set for April
February 19, 2013
Haruki Murakami’s New Novel Set for April
Bungeishunju has announced that Haruki Murakami’s next novel is slated for April. Diehard fans rejoice.
Haruki Murakami’s New Novel Set for April
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea to Film in Australia?
February 18, 2013
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea to Film in Australia?
Disney is in talks with the Australian government on tax incentives to shoot a remake of a classic film down under.
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea to Film in Australia?
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