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J.T. Quigley

J.T. Quigley

J.T. Quigley is an assistant editor at The Diplomat’s Tokyo bureau.

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.

Posts by J.T. Quigley
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March 25, 2014

Air Pollution Killed Seven Million People in 2012, Mostly in Asia

By J.T. Quigley
A new WHO report links air pollution to roughly one in eight deaths globally.
March 25, 2014

Malaysia Airlines Jet Re-Routed to Hong Kong Following Electrical Problems

By J.T. Quigley
Also: All-female police force guards Typhoon Haiyan refugee camp, Anonymous hacks Thai police website.

March 24, 2014

Pakistan: The Most Heroin-Addicted Country in the World

By J.T. Quigley
The rising prevalence of injecting drug users could create an HIV/AIDS crisis.

March 20, 2014

Dredging: A Miner Threat to the Great Barrier Reef?

By J.T. Quigley
Australian mining industry accuses conservationists of “untruths” in campaign to block development.

March 20, 2014

Pol Pot’s Daughter, Sar Patchata, Weds in Cambodia

By J.T. Quigley
Also: Southeast Asian Film Festival headed to Singapore, Myanmar prohibits hotel construction.
March 19, 2014

Michelle Obama’s China Trip: Sightseeing In, Politics Out

By J.T. Quigley
Joined by her mother and two daughters, the first lady will focus on soft diplomacy.

March 19, 2014

Japan’s Mizuho Bank: The Latest Defendant in Mt. Gox Bitcoin Suit

By J.T. Quigley
Class action lawsuits in the U.S. and Canada target a Japanese banking juggernaut.
March 18, 2014

South Korea OKs $805 Million ‘Foreigner-Only’ Casino Resort

By J.T. Quigley
Caesars said the complex could open in time for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics.

March 18, 2014

Myanmar Fighting a Losing Battle Against Opium Addiction

By J.T. Quigley
Also: Singapore housing market surges, endangered Malaysian sun bears returning to the wild.

March 17, 2014

Patriotism or Politics? New Zealand PM Considers a New Flag

By J.T. Quigley
John Key vows to hold a referendum if his party wins the upcoming general election.

March 14, 2014

Abe, ‘Deeply Pained’ By Comfort Women Suffering, Won’t Revise Kono Statement

By J.T. Quigley
Controversy over a possible review of the 1993 apology further strained Korean ties.
March 14, 2014

Sleeping Beauty on the Seabed: Underwater Art on Display in the Maldives

By J.T. Quigley
Austrian artist juxtaposes fairytale characters with aquatic landscapes.

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