Indian Diplomat's Arrest Highlights US-Indian Cultural Gap
December 20, 2013
Indian Diplomat's Arrest Highlights US-Indian Cultural Gap
The Indian media's response to Devyani Khobragade's arrest highlights enduring differences between the US and Delhi.
Indian Diplomat's Arrest Highlights US-Indian Cultural Gap
Japan's Suicide Problem: Searching for Answers
January 16, 2013
Japan's Suicide Problem: Searching for Answers
For the last fourteen years at least 30,000 Japanese have killed themselves annually. Why?
Japan's Suicide Problem: Searching for Answers
A Culture Clash?
November 30, 2012
A Culture Clash?
Nearly 6,000 crimes have been committed by U.S. military personnel since Okinawa was returned to Japan. Is there a path forward?
A Culture Clash?
Japan's Lost Art of Innovation
October 10, 2012
Japan's Lost Art of Innovation
Once Asia’s leading economy, Japan has struggled to keep up with a fast growing region. Could innovation be the key?
Japan's Lost Art of Innovation
Would Taiwan Fight?
September 24, 2012
Would Taiwan Fight?
The belief that Taiwan would not actively resist a Mainland invasion is dangerous and misleading.
Would Taiwan Fight?
Cool vs Isolated Japan?
May 04, 2011
Cool vs Isolated Japan?
Japan must bring two seemingly contradictory identities together to avoid further damage from ‘Galápagosization.’
Cool vs Isolated Japan?
North-east India’s Got Talent
October 14, 2010
North-east India’s Got Talent
The India’s Got Talent win by a choir from north-east India shows how attitudes are changing.
North-east India’s Got Talent
Kabul’s Mixed Reality
March 31, 2010
Kabul’s Mixed Reality
At least in the capital city, an ‘authentic’ experience is hard to define.
Kabul’s Mixed Reality
Nightlife in Afghanistan
March 30, 2010
Nightlife in Afghanistan
A visit to Kabul highlights some differences between perception and reality there.
Nightlife in Afghanistan
February 22, 2010
The ‘A’ Word
Malaysia’s has carefully crafted an image as a multi-cultural home for the world’s races and religions. But this picture of harmony is being challenged from all sides–by the government, in the courts and from the pulpit. Luke Hunt travels across the country to report on why.
The ‘A’ Word
Russian Revolutionary
September 28, 2009
Russian Revolutionary
Harriet Riley reports from St Petersburg on the link between badly dubbed Western movies and an award-winning human rights activist
Russian Revolutionary
May 07, 2009
Destination Abu Dhabi
While Dubai is the largest city in the United Arab Emirates and the best known internationally, Abu Dhabi, the national capital lying 150 km south-west of Dubai, is well on the way to matching the profile of its precocious sibling.
Destination Abu Dhabi
February 28, 2009
Broken Art
With their rich traditions and an increasingly global outlook, Thailand’s cultural industries have significant promise.
Broken Art
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