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Angela Erika Kubo

Angela Erika Kubo

Angela Erika Kubo is The Diplomat’s Editorial Assistant in Tokyo.

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January 08, 2014

South Korean Scientists Develop Cancer-Treating Nanorobots

By Angela Erika Kubo
The new technology can treat deadly diseases – without the side effects of chemotherapy.
December 29, 2013

Vietnamese Rice Farmers Abandon Their Fields

By Angela Erika Kubo
Unable to make a living, rice cultivators are taking up other livelihoods to make ends meet.

December 26, 2013

Indonesian Education Falls Behind Its Economic Growth

By Angela Erika Kubo
Corruption and a poorly planned school system prevent students from getting the education they deserve.

December 20, 2013

Singaporean Company Launches Travel Booking Site for Muslims

By Angela Erika Kubo
The website is an answer to the growing number of Islamic tourists.

December 17, 2013

New Zealand Attracts Hollywood Films with Increased Subsidies

By Angela Erika Kubo
The government hopes that it can revive its ailing film industry.
December 14, 2013

South Korea Considers Bill to Combat Online Gaming

By Angela Erika Kubo
The law could put South Korea’s vibrant gaming culture at risk.

December 10, 2013

Cambodia to Lift Ban on International Adoptions

By Angela Erika Kubo
The resumption of intercountry adoptions comes four years after reports of child abuse and trafficking.
December 06, 2013

China “Cheats” the PISA Exams

By Angela Erika Kubo
Shanghai may have the smartest students, but the statistics don’t reflect the rest of China.

December 04, 2013

Famous Chinese Director Violates One-Child Policy

By Angela Erika Kubo
Zhang Yimou shows how the rich flout China’s strict family planning laws.

November 29, 2013

Myanmar’s Weak Legislation a “Lucky Strike” for Foreign Tobacco Giants

By Angela Erika Kubo
With shrinking profits at home, Big Tobacco converges on Myanmar.

November 26, 2013

Chinese Housewife Makes a Living Portraying Mao

Chen Yan, the first woman to impersonate the former Communist leader, faces obstacles.

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