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J.T. Quigley

J.T. Quigley

He writes primarily about society and culture. In the past, he has worked as a reporter and editor in both Japan and the United States.

Indonesia’s “Zoo of Death” Claims Another Victim
January 11, 2014
Indonesia’s “Zoo of Death” Claims Another Victim
An African lion was found hanging, the latest in a string of disturbing animal deaths.
Indonesia’s “Zoo of Death” Claims Another Victim
Leader of Top-Selling K-Pop Group Super Junior Loses Father, Grandparents in Apparent Murder-Suicide
January 10, 2014
Leader of Top-Selling K-Pop Group Super Junior Loses Father, Grandparents in Apparent Murder-Suicide
Leeteuk’s management company initially tried to cover up the incident, attributing the deaths to a car accident.
Leader of Top-Selling K-Pop Group Super Junior Loses Father, Grandparents in Apparent Murder-Suicide
Canadian Becomes First North American H5N1 Casualty After Trip to Beijing
January 10, 2014
Canadian Becomes First North American H5N1 Casualty After Trip to Beijing
Public health officials claim that the victim had not visited farms or public markets in China.
Canadian Becomes First North American H5N1 Casualty After Trip to Beijing
Rodman Dunks for Kim, Gets Slammed by Bae Family
January 09, 2014
Rodman Dunks for Kim, Gets Slammed by Bae Family
The dictator may be the former NBA star’s only remaining friend after bizarre interview and controversial basketball game
Rodman Dunks for Kim, Gets Slammed by Bae Family
Malaysian Doctor Fined After Accusing His Wife of Being a Man
January 09, 2014
Malaysian Doctor Fined After Accusing His Wife of Being a Man
Also: Minimum wage increase for Singapore’s custodial and security workers, Thai school closures ahead of shutdown.
Malaysian Doctor Fined After Accusing His Wife of Being a Man
Japanese Whaling: Sea Shepherd Chases, Australia and New Zealand Litigate
January 08, 2014
Japanese Whaling: Sea Shepherd Chases, Australia and New Zealand Litigate
Is nationalism, not science or sustenance, behind Japan’s annual culling?
Japanese Whaling: Sea Shepherd Chases, Australia and New Zealand Litigate
Backlash against Dennis Rodman on the Eve of Pyongyang Exhibition Match
January 07, 2014
Backlash against Dennis Rodman on the Eve of Pyongyang Exhibition Match
A U.S. congressman and the head of the NBA have asked Rodman to cancel the controversial event.
Backlash against Dennis Rodman on the Eve of Pyongyang Exhibition Match
Chinese Officials Pulverize More Than 6 Tons of Illegal Ivory
January 07, 2014
Chinese Officials Pulverize More Than 6 Tons of Illegal Ivory
China’s first large-scale ivory destruction was lauded by environmentalists, but more work is necessary.
Chinese Officials Pulverize More Than 6 Tons of Illegal Ivory
After Little India Riots, Free Yoga Lessons for Stressed-Out Foreigners in Singapore
January 07, 2014
After Little India Riots, Free Yoga Lessons for Stressed-Out Foreigners in Singapore
Also: Typhoon-hit schools reopen in the Philippines, Malaysia’s Wolf of Wall Street scandal.
After Little India Riots, Free Yoga Lessons for Stressed-Out Foreigners in Singapore
Indonesian Authorities Prepare for Disaster After Mount Sinabung Eruptions
January 06, 2014
Indonesian Authorities Prepare for Disaster After Mount Sinabung Eruptions
The highly active Sumatran volcano erupted more than 70 times over the weekend.
Indonesian Authorities Prepare for Disaster After Mount Sinabung Eruptions
New Year’s Eve: Dubai Will Attempt “Largest Fireworks Display” World Record
December 30, 2013
New Year’s Eve: Dubai Will Attempt “Largest Fireworks Display” World Record
The massive pyrotechnic show will act as a prelude to Dubai’s World Expo 2020 win.
New Year’s Eve: Dubai Will Attempt “Largest Fireworks Display” World Record
After Deadlock, Okinawa Approves US Air Base Relocation
December 27, 2013
After Deadlock, Okinawa Approves US Air Base Relocation
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made the Okinawa governor an offer he couldn’t refuse.
After Deadlock, Okinawa Approves US Air Base Relocation
Sharks “Tweet” Their Location to Aussie Beachgoers
December 27, 2013
Sharks “Tweet” Their Location to Aussie Beachgoers
More than 320 GPS-tagged sharks trigger Twitter posts if they swim too close to the coast.
Sharks “Tweet” Their Location to Aussie Beachgoers
A Mexican Drug Cartel is Selling Meth in the Philippines
December 27, 2013
A Mexican Drug Cartel is Selling Meth in the Philippines
Also: Thai protesters brave tear gas and rubber bullets, garment workers in Cambodia stage rally.
A Mexican Drug Cartel is Selling Meth in the Philippines
SoftBank Readies $20 Billion for T-Mobile Purchase
December 25, 2013
SoftBank Readies $20 Billion for T-Mobile Purchase
Japanese telecom giant would become the world’s second most profitable carrier.
SoftBank Readies $20 Billion for T-Mobile Purchase
More Than a Year Later, Bangladesh Factory Owners Charged in Deadly Fire
December 25, 2013
More Than a Year Later, Bangladesh Factory Owners Charged in Deadly Fire
Prosecutors face an uphill struggle against powerful garment industry executives with ties to government.
More Than a Year Later, Bangladesh Factory Owners Charged in Deadly Fire
Super Typhoon Haiyan Survivors Thankful to be Alive for Christmas
December 25, 2013
Super Typhoon Haiyan Survivors Thankful to be Alive for Christmas
Also: Archbishop Pinto to deliver Christmas mass in Tacloban, meth lab busted in Malaysia.
Super Typhoon Haiyan Survivors Thankful to be Alive for Christmas
A “Safer” Way to Abandon Babies Sparks Controversy in China
December 24, 2013
A “Safer” Way to Abandon Babies Sparks Controversy in China
Abandonment centers offer parents an anonymous drop-off site for unwanted children.
A “Safer” Way to Abandon Babies Sparks Controversy in China
Cricket Casserole? Cambodia’s Baked Insects Gain Popularity in the West
December 20, 2013
Cricket Casserole? Cambodia’s Baked Insects Gain Popularity in the West
Insects, rich in protein and highly sustainable, could be the future of food.
Cricket Casserole? Cambodia’s Baked Insects Gain Popularity in the West
More than $16 Million Spent at Christie’s First Art Auction in India
December 20, 2013
More than $16 Million Spent at Christie’s First Art Auction in India
Auctioneer doubled estimates and set a price record for a work by an Indian artist.
More than $16 Million Spent at Christie’s First Art Auction in India
 Diseased Shrimp: Thailand Could Lose $1.5 Billion in Exports
December 20, 2013
Diseased Shrimp: Thailand Could Lose $1.5 Billion in Exports
Researchers race for a cure as consumers brace for pricey prawns.
Diseased Shrimp: Thailand Could Lose $1.5 Billion in Exports
Governor Inose, The Face of Tokyo’s 2020 Olympic Bid, Resigns Over Loan Scandal
December 19, 2013
Governor Inose, The Face of Tokyo’s 2020 Olympic Bid, Resigns Over Loan Scandal
Writer-turned-politician steps down after unreported $480,000 “personal” loan called into question.
Governor Inose, The Face of Tokyo’s 2020 Olympic Bid, Resigns Over Loan Scandal
Newly Crowned Miss International Pledges to Support Typhoon Victims
December 19, 2013
Newly Crowned Miss International Pledges to Support Typhoon Victims
Also: Singapore to deport 53 foreigners connected to riot, opium production rising in Myanmar.
Newly Crowned Miss International Pledges to Support Typhoon Victims
Bangkok Shopping Mall Is Instagram’s Most Photographed Location for 2013
December 18, 2013
Bangkok Shopping Mall Is Instagram’s Most Photographed Location for 2013
Thanks to celebs and “selfies,” Siam Paragon beat out Times Square and Disneyland.
Bangkok Shopping Mall Is Instagram’s Most Photographed Location for 2013
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