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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.

Singapore Considers a Ban on Remote Gambling
November 29, 2013
Singapore Considers a Ban on Remote Gambling
New legislation will block online gambling websites and advertisements that promote them.
Singapore Considers a Ban on Remote Gambling
Rice From Inside Fukushima 30-Kilometer Zone Delivered to Emperor
November 28, 2013
Rice From Inside Fukushima 30-Kilometer Zone Delivered to Emperor
Rice from Hirono, Fukushima prefecture, will be served at dining halls and imperial residences.
Rice From Inside Fukushima 30-Kilometer Zone Delivered to Emperor
H&M in Asia: Rabbits Out, Living Wages In
November 28, 2013
H&M in Asia: Rabbits Out, Living Wages In
The world’s second largest clothing retailer halts Chinese fur production, raises pay in Bangladesh and Cambodia.
H&M in Asia: Rabbits Out, Living Wages In
68 Years After WWII, Japanese Troops Return to the Philippines
November 28, 2013
68 Years After WWII, Japanese Troops Return to the Philippines
Also: Pacquaio lawyer asks to unfreeze boxer’s bank accounts, Singapore top in Asian competitiveness.
68 Years After WWII, Japanese Troops Return to the Philippines
New Zealand “Climate Change Refugee” Rejected By High Court
November 27, 2013
New Zealand “Climate Change Refugee” Rejected By High Court
Ioane Teitiota’s bid for asylum fails to set precedent after third and final refutation.
New Zealand “Climate Change Refugee” Rejected By High Court
Lumbini Discovery: Time to Push Back the Buddha’s Birthday?
November 26, 2013
Lumbini Discovery: Time to Push Back the Buddha’s Birthday?
Buddhism’s central figure may have lived more than a century earlier than previously thought.
Lumbini Discovery: Time to Push Back the Buddha’s Birthday?
U.S. Veteran Detained in North Korea: A Case of Mistaken Identity?
November 26, 2013
U.S. Veteran Detained in North Korea: A Case of Mistaken Identity?
Family members plea for elderly vet’s release, citing health concerns.
U.S. Veteran Detained in North Korea: A Case of Mistaken Identity?
Crocodiles Could Be Cash Cows in Cambodia
November 26, 2013
Crocodiles Could Be Cash Cows in Cambodia
Also: Philippines to strengthen buildings, Malaysian gold mines not causing skin disease.
Crocodiles Could Be Cash Cows in Cambodia
No China Release for A Touch of Sin, Director Banned from Award Ceremony
November 25, 2013
No China Release for A Touch of Sin, Director Banned from Award Ceremony
Jia Zhangke’s controversial film has received global praise, but domestic cinephiles may never see it.
No China Release for A Touch of Sin, Director Banned from Award Ceremony
Mount Sinabung Eruptions Displace More Than 15,000 Indonesians
November 25, 2013
Mount Sinabung Eruptions Displace More Than 15,000 Indonesians
Flights cancelled and residents on high alert as volcano spews rocks and ash.
Mount Sinabung Eruptions Displace More Than 15,000 Indonesians
Uluru: Aborigines Ask Tourists to Refrain From Climbing
November 15, 2013
Uluru: Aborigines Ask Tourists to Refrain From Climbing
Restrictions and economic woes threaten the world’s largest monolith.
Uluru: Aborigines Ask Tourists to Refrain From Climbing
Kim Jong-Un Impersonator Delights Hong Kong, the Internet
November 15, 2013
Kim Jong-Un Impersonator Delights Hong Kong, the Internet
After a viral photograph, one Australian man became a full-time “dictator.”
Kim Jong-Un Impersonator Delights Hong Kong, the Internet
Ram Leela: Delhi Court OKs Controversial Film After Name Change
November 14, 2013
Ram Leela: Delhi Court OKs Controversial Film After Name Change
The original title of Bollywood’s Romeo and Juliet offended some Hindus.
Ram Leela: Delhi Court OKs Controversial Film After Name Change
First Wild Saola Sighting in 15 Years Gives Conservationists Hope
November 14, 2013
First Wild Saola Sighting in 15 Years Gives Conservationists Hope
The critically endangered mammal was photographed in Vietnam.
First Wild Saola Sighting in 15 Years Gives Conservationists Hope
Jimmy Kimmel Row: An Obstacle for Shanghai Disneyworld?
November 13, 2013
Jimmy Kimmel Row: An Obstacle for Shanghai Disneyworld?
Chinese Government calls for a “sincere” apology from Disney-owned ABC.
Jimmy Kimmel Row: An Obstacle for Shanghai Disneyworld?
Japanese Prime Minister “Test Drives” Autonomous Vehicles
November 12, 2013
Japanese Prime Minister “Test Drives” Autonomous Vehicles
Shinzo Abe rode in three self-driving cars from leading Japanese automakers.
Japanese Prime Minister “Test Drives” Autonomous Vehicles
Singles Day in China Decimates Online Shopping Records
November 12, 2013
Singles Day in China Decimates Online Shopping Records
Move over Cyber Monday. Chinese shoppers spent more than $5.75 billion in 24 hours.
Singles Day in China Decimates Online Shopping Records
Taiwanese Singer-Songwriter Draws Criticism Over Flag Display
November 08, 2013
Taiwanese Singer-Songwriter Draws Criticism Over Flag Display
Chinese fans considered her flag unfurling a political act.
Taiwanese Singer-Songwriter Draws Criticism Over Flag Display
After Threats of a Crackdown, Hackers Deface PM Lee’s Website
November 08, 2013
After Threats of a Crackdown, Hackers Deface PM Lee’s Website
Anonymous continues attacks in the wake of Singapore’s new Internet regulations.
After Threats of a Crackdown, Hackers Deface PM Lee’s Website
Why Are Chinese Patients Killing Their Doctors?
November 07, 2013
Why Are Chinese Patients Killing Their Doctors?
Compared to their counterparts in the West, medical workers in China get little respect.
Why Are Chinese Patients Killing Their Doctors?
Commander Behind Malala Attack: The Next Pakistani Taliban Leader?
November 07, 2013
Commander Behind Malala Attack: The Next Pakistani Taliban Leader?
Maulana Fazlullah could succeed Hakimullah Mehsud as the terrorist group’s head.
Commander Behind Malala Attack: The Next Pakistani Taliban Leader?
Virtual 10-Year-Old Filipina Reveals Thousands of Cybersex Predators
November 06, 2013
Virtual 10-Year-Old Filipina Reveals Thousands of Cybersex Predators
Created by a child rights group, “Sweetie” was asked to perform online sex acts.
Virtual 10-Year-Old Filipina Reveals Thousands of Cybersex Predators
Mangalyaan: India’s Frugal Mission to Mars
November 06, 2013
Mangalyaan: India’s Frugal Mission to Mars
Could India become a “budget” player in the space technology market?
Mangalyaan: India’s Frugal Mission to Mars
Restaurant Menu Scandal Continues in Japan
November 03, 2013
Restaurant Menu Scandal Continues in Japan
High-end eateries admit to using cheaper ingredients than those advertised.
Restaurant Menu Scandal Continues in Japan
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