Tag Archives: East Asia

That Oxymoron, the Asian Comic Superhero -By UMAPAGAN AMPIKAIPAKAN, The New York Times

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia — THE final page of the first issue of the new Ms. Marvel comic is pitch perfect. A strange mutagenic mist pervades the streets of Jersey City, activating a secret alien gene that triggers a transformation within … Continue reading

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Paris Can’t Be Another Copenhagen – NYTimes.com

Originally posted on InconvenientNews.Net:
“India will be one of the states hardest hit by climate change, with increased coastal flooding and melting Himalayan glaciers. Rising global temperatures would make water security an even greater problem in India-Pakistan relations. William…

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Bangladesh’s Very Public Toilet Crisis – NYTimes.com

Bangladesh’s Very Public Toilet Crisis – NYTimes.com.  

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In a Test of Wills, Japanese Fighter Pilots Confront Chinese – NYTimes.com

via In a Test of Wills, Japanese Fighter Pilots Confront Chinese – NYTimes.com. NYT: “With a quarter of a million uniformed personnel, Japan has slowly built up a military larger than that of other midlevel powers like France or Israel, … Continue reading

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India is a great potential ally to counter balance the rise of China

Michael Kugelman: “Pakistanis have not forgotten India’s support for the secession of East Pakistan — now Bangladesh — in 1971.” Fix the Link to Pakistan, Bond With India The U.S. can help rein in Pakistan’s threat to India without destroying … Continue reading

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Moving closer to India

Moving closer to India will help the improving relations between Vietnam and the United States. Obama and Modi See Mutual Benefit in Breaking More Ice With the expansion of Chinese power into the Indian Ocean, American and Indian interests in … Continue reading

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The Chinese might have to continue to bolster North Korea, because they fear if it collapses, they will then be faced with a unified democratic Korea on their border that is a close US ally.

This story by Jane Perlez in the NY Times is not for everyone. What interests me and perhaps a larger audience, is the Chinese attitude described, that the Chinese might have to continue to bolster North Korea, because they fear … Continue reading

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Air pollution in Beijing is out of control.

What madness. Part of the story that humans are destroying life as we know it. The communist government calls it Fog, not Smog. From the Guardian. Inside Beijing’s airpocalypse – a city made ‘almost uninhabitable’ by pollution The 21 million … Continue reading

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