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Tag Archives: Asia
Malaysia’s Ethnic Tensions Rise as Its Economy Declines, Nikkei Asian Review
Ethnic Chinese don’t like laws that favor Malays.
A Test for One Chinese Province: How to Educate an Influx of US-Born Children, Christian Science Monitor
Another crazy consequence of birthright citizenship.
Afghanistan Picks Woman for Senior Police Role, Telegraph (London)
The West funds programs that violate local traditions.
Muslim Attitudes to Women’s Headwear Revealed, Telegraph (London)
International survey of Muslim women on how much they should cover up.
Chinese Firm’s Bid to Allow Parents to Pick Their Smartest Embryos, Daily Mail (London)
This is not controversial in China.
Go Home, but Who Will Replace You?, Economist
Saudi Arabia is dangerously dependent on foreign workers.
The 25 Most Failed States on Earth, Business Insider
There is a pattern here.
Netanyahu: We Will Enforce Anti-Infiltrator Laws, Israel National News
Israeli Prime Minister spurns protesters’ demands.
Did China steal US corn? Six charged with digging up bioengineered seed., Christian Science Monitor
An inbred seed line is worth $30 to $40 million.
One-child policy increased demand for stolen children.
Nearly a Quarter of Men in Some Asian Countries Admit to Rape, Study Finds, Telegraph (London)
Papua New Guinea has the worst record.
Cockroaches: The New Miracle Cure for China’s Ailments, Telegraph (London)
But only Chinese cockroaches have medical benefits.
Investors in “China City” would receive automatic green cards.
Hundreds of Foreign Workers Torch Cars and Attack Police in Singapore Riot, Daily Mail (London)
400 people rioted in the “Little India” district.
Is the Sun Rising in the East?, Buchanan
Pat Buchanan asks the hard questions about the recent PISA scores.
The Only International Test Score Info You Need to Know, Washington Post
We are far down the list on PISA scores, but WP says not to worry.
Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Labour Crackdown Drives Out 2m Migrants, Guardian (London)
The vast majority got the message and “self deported.”
Filipinos revert to savagery.
China Plans to Ease 1-Child Policy and End Labor Camps, New York Times
Policy change could lead to 1 to 2 million more births per year.
Some people live in the present; others plan for the future.
Orangutan Tied up and Taunted by Cruel Mob, Daily Mail (London)
She was rescued by a British charity.
The 25 Countries with the Most Brainpower, Business Insider
The US still tops the rankings–only because of our large population.
Many Japanese prefer virtual or sham relationships.
A reply to an article we ran three days ago.
Why Have Young People in Japan Stopped Having Sex?, Guardian (London)
Japan’s population is expected to drop by a third by 2060.
Nearly 30 Million Around the World Are Slaves, Reveals New Report, Daily Mail (London)
India, China and Pakistan are among the worst offenders.
“Zaitokukai” members held a protest at a Korean elementary school.
Northern Europe and East Asia fared best.
China to Ditch Its One-Child Policy as Ageing Crisis Looms, Telegraph (London)
The workforce is already shrinking.
Protesters call the event “pornography.”
Attenborough Criticises Food Aid, Yahoo! News
British broadcaster says what’s needed in Africa is population control.
60 percent of Papua New Guineans interviewed admitted to rape.
The Thailand franchise laughs off “paranoid” criticism.
35 homes are torched after rumors of a rape.
The Doctor and China’s Evil Baby Trade, Telegraph (London)
An estimated 20,000 to 40,000 Chinese children are stolen every year.
UN: Africa’s population to quadruple over the next 90 years.
The Relation Between Intelligence and Unemployment at the Individual and National Level, Journal of Social, Political, and Economic Studies
National IQ correlates highly with unemployment rates.
China’s Struggle to Contain Ethnic Unrest Continues, Stratfor Global Intelligence
China’s ethnic minorities fight back against dispossession.
Uighurs fight back against dispossession.
One in five South Korean women have had plastic surgery; one in 20 in the US.
Riot After Chinese Teachers Try to Stop Pupils Cheating, Telegraph (London)
Cheating is a right in this Chinese town.
The vigilantes’ evidence was a swarm of fireflies.
New Guineans bring African behavior to Asia.
“Travelling is a learning experience for tourists.”
Buddhist monks and football hooligans find common cause.
Authorities impose curfews and ban meetings of more than five people.
Burma Proposes Family Planning Regime to Control Muslims, Telegraph (London)
Burmese consider them illegal immigrants.