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Tag Archives: Asia
Chinese City Defends Dog Meat Festival, Despite Scorn, New York Times
When Modern Eurasia Was Born, Phys Org
Study tries to answer whether it was a migration of people or ideas that created civilization.
India Is Building Millions of Toilets, but That’s the Easy Part, Washington Post
The government uses cash incentives to encourage Indians to use toilets.
Biracial Beauty Queen Challenges Japan’s Self-Image, New York Times
Many Japanese think that someone who is half-black cannot be Japanese.
US diplomats told the Burmese the law is dangerous.
They are offered $3,500 to clear out.
Many Japanese don’t think a half-black person can represent Japan.
Traditional Islam comes to Libya.
Egypt banned the practice in 2008 but it is still popular.
When Baltimore Shook with Anger, Here’s What China Saw, Foreign Policy
Chinese say it’s just “black people being black people.”
Ethiopian Jews in Israel riot, injuring dozens of officers.
“If people say they are Japanese, that’s enough to make them Japanese in my opinion.”
“To many Indians, the idea of a mixed-race couple is alien, repulsive even.”
Most of the fraud came from China.
Exporting “infiltrators” will “restore the fabric of life to the residents of south Tel Aviv.”
Some think a “hafu” shouldn’t represent Japan.
They also blew up a library of 10,000 books and more than 700 rare manuscripts.
Chinese etiquette schools teach Asians how to behave like whites.
What ISIS Really Wants, The Atlantic
Muslims who call it “un-Islamic” have “a cotton-candy view of their own religion.”
She proposed that foreigners be let in to work but live apart from Japanese.
Technology Driving Rise in Abortions of Girls in India, New Scientist
You can get an ultrasound in villages that don’t have clean water.
In Thailand, the Ghost Business Thrives, New York Times
The whole country believes in spirits.
Three tons of cats in one truck.
“Six of the top eight porn-searching countries are Muslim.”
Asians vote as they are told by elders.
Black co-pilot was left flying the plane.
Facebook in Turkey preventing users from posting cartoons.
If Hebdo attacks have nothing to do with Islam, why are Muslims rioting?
Twenty-four percent of Japanese women find sex “bothersome.”
More conflict between Han Chinese and Muslim Uyghurs.
Protesters tried to force their way into the French consulate.
Saudi Arabia follows Shariah law.
In South Asia, Say ‘Je Suis Charlie’ at Your Own Risk, Nikkei Asian Review
Publishing Charlie Hebdo in Pakistan would be a capital crime.
After 13 years of American nation-building.
Inside a Chinese Test-Prep Factory, New York Times
The astonishing lengths to which Chinese will go to get into college.
This had long been suspected.
It’s Official: America Is Now No. 2, Market Watch
“This is a geopolitical earthquake.”
Japanese were getting epicanthic fold surgery in the 1800s.
Allegations of Cheating on SAT in Korea, China Being Probed, Washington Post
In May 2013, the SAT was cancelled in Korea because of cheating.
Latrines May Not Improve Health of Poor Children, New York Times
Bill Gates’ millions down the drain.
UN Cites ‘Serious’ S. Korean Racism, Bangkok Post
A dispatch from UN Special Rapporteur Mutuma Ruteere.
Affective Empathy, An Evolutionary Mistake?, Unz Review
Whites seem to have more visceral feelings of empathy.
Japan’s Popular Morning Drama Takes an International Twist, Christian Science Monitor
The heroes are a mixed-race couple.
Chinese government wants Uighurs to mix with Han.
Number of Infiltrators Leaving Israel Skyrockets in August, Israel National News
Typical “loyalty” pattern for illegal immigrants.
China Won’t Be Insulted by Palmer Remarks, The Australian
Australian MP bows to pressure.
New book says racial hostility is common.
South Korea ‘To Go Extinct by 2750’, Wall Street Journal
South Korea has one of the lowest fertility rates in the world: 1.4 children per woman.
Executioner speaks with a British accent.
“Aryan” Yazidis say they have survived 72 attempted genocides.