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Hánna: An Artist Sings of Love in All Its Forms
September 15, 2019
Hánna: An Artist Sings of Love in All Its Forms
With her latest album, Japanese-Filipino singer-songwriter Hánna writes of love, foster relationships…and earthquakes.
Hánna: An Artist Sings of Love in All Its Forms
The Politics of Hate and Artistic Expression in Japan
September 14, 2019
The Politics of Hate and Artistic Expression in Japan
Organizers of the 2019 Aichi Triennale, a sprawling showcase of contemporary art, got more publicity than they bargained for.
The Politics of Hate and Artistic Expression in Japan
Can the Philippines Contain African Swine Fever?
September 09, 2019
Can the Philippines Contain African Swine Fever?
The country has been working to battle infections in affected villages in recent weeks.
Can the Philippines Contain African Swine Fever?
Elephant Roadkill: Thailand Grapples With Pachyderms on the Pavement
September 06, 2019
Elephant Roadkill: Thailand Grapples With Pachyderms on the Pavement
Long-term solutions may require more severe measures than road signs, namely, wildlife corridors.
Elephant Roadkill: Thailand Grapples With Pachyderms on the Pavement
Two Wheels Good: Motorbike Diplomacy in Southeast Asia
September 05, 2019
Two Wheels Good: Motorbike Diplomacy in Southeast Asia
A recent heated debate is just the latest incident in the motorbike taxi scene in Southeast Asia.
Two Wheels Good: Motorbike Diplomacy in Southeast Asia
The Development of K-Pop Without China
August 30, 2019
The Development of K-Pop Without China
China is one of the world’s largest markets; but K-pop continues to be a global phenomenon without it.
The Development of K-Pop Without China
K-Pop Phenomenon BTS Takes a Break
August 29, 2019
K-Pop Phenomenon BTS Takes a Break
Who can replace the K-pop group that experienced six years of nonstop success?
K-Pop Phenomenon BTS Takes a Break
What Can Nepal’s Pokhara Teach India’s Tourism Industry?
August 26, 2019
What Can Nepal’s Pokhara Teach India’s Tourism Industry?
Developing "tourist streets" could go a long way in boosting India's tourism industry.
What Can Nepal’s Pokhara Teach India’s Tourism Industry?
Bollywood and India’s Evolving Representation of Kashmir
August 20, 2019
Bollywood and India’s Evolving Representation of Kashmir
Bollywood depictions of Kashmir intersect with both popular opinion and the government’s foreign policy outlook.
Bollywood and India’s Evolving Representation of Kashmir
Taiwan’s New Power Party Faces Crisis After Departure of Heavyweights
August 17, 2019
Taiwan’s New Power Party Faces Crisis After Departure of Heavyweights
Two legislators and the party chairperson have quit the NPP, throwing the “third force” party into turmoil.
Taiwan’s New Power Party Faces Crisis After Departure of Heavyweights
What Puts the K in K-pop?
August 15, 2019
What Puts the K in K-pop?
Non-Korean singers raise questions about race and identity in Korean pop music.
What Puts the K in K-pop?
The Kit Kat in Japan, a Transliteration Success
August 05, 2019
The Kit Kat in Japan, a Transliteration Success
Transliterating company names into Chinese and Japanese has contributed to the success of popular brands.
The Kit Kat in Japan, a Transliteration Success
Boxing Association Stripped of Olympic Status, But Boxing Cleared for Tokyo Games
July 17, 2019
Boxing Association Stripped of Olympic Status, But Boxing Cleared for Tokyo Games
The AIBA has been suspended and Rakhimov has resigned but boxing will still appear in the 2020 Tokyo Games.
Boxing Association Stripped of Olympic Status, But Boxing Cleared for Tokyo Games
New Zealand and Williamson Script Journey to Remember in 2019 Cricket World Cup
July 16, 2019
New Zealand and Williamson Script Journey to Remember in 2019 Cricket World Cup
New Zealand’s unconventional and rather unexpected path to the final was among the highlights of the 2019 World Cup.
New Zealand and Williamson Script Journey to Remember in 2019 Cricket World Cup
Rise of the Korean Zombie Thriller
July 12, 2019
Rise of the Korean Zombie Thriller
Mixing symbolic cinematography, imaginative storylines, and harsh societal critiques, Korea has joined the zombie craze.
Rise of the Korean Zombie Thriller
The Poll: An Indian Board Game Reflects Indian Society and Politics
July 03, 2019
The Poll: An Indian Board Game Reflects Indian Society and Politics
What does a board game tell us about today’s India? (A lot, actually.)
The Poll: An Indian Board Game Reflects Indian Society and Politics
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