Citizens of poorer countries are more likely to see themselves as “global citizens.”
Tag Archives: Asia
Less Nationalism? In Poll, Majority See Themselves as ‘Global Citizens’, Christian Science Monitor
Chinese hire ringers to take the SAT for them.
“This law is an attempt to make Pakistan a Western colony again.”
Even the Japanese are learning about Muslim “refugees.”
Security Lockdown in North India State as Caste Violence Flares, South China Morning Post
One caste doesn’t like preferences for other castes.
Israel’s Unwanted African Migrants, BBC News
Israel approves less than 1 percent of asylum applications.
The same thing happened in South Korea in 2013.
By age 34, 26 percent of Japanese men have had no sexual experience.
Raising the marriage age to 18 would be “blasphemous.”
The rankings show an inexplicable pattern.
The Whipping Girl, Daily Mail
Indonesian girl caned in public for showing affection to a man.
What Israel Tells Us About Affirmative Action and Race, New York Times
Researcher: A non-racial approach to affirmative action would reduce blacks in college by 50 percent.
Workforce will crash in the decades to come.
It will soon be a two-child policy.
PM says raising the country’s birth rate is more important than accepting immigrants.
TimesSays pederasty is “rife” in Afghanistan.
Does not want the same fate as Europe.
Northern Japanese are smarter, taller, and lighter-skinned.
The populations of India and China will each reach 1.4 billion by 2022.
Man from Kiribati wanted to live in New Zealand.
Dare we call them “xenophobic”?
India: Version 1.27 billion, Times of India
Indian says at least 300 million should emigrate to solve overpopulation problem.
It’s led to nearly 2,000 arrests.
Chinese City Defends Dog Meat Festival, Despite Scorn, New York Times
More than 10,000 dogs were eaten to celebrate summer solstice.
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.