7 hrs ago
The Daily Star
Japan protests at South Korean daily's A-bomb op-ed
TOKYO: Japan on Thursday accused a South Korean newspaper of "dishonourable" behaviour for publishing an editorial suggesting the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were "divine punishment". The editorial in the Korean and English versions of the Joongang Ilbo daily on Monday said the 1945 nuclear bombs dropped by US planes, which together ... (more)
Sat May 18, 2013
You Are What You Eat
Ever notice when your friends come back from a holiday and they've put on a few pounds? Maybe they feasted on too many delicious baguettes in France or indulged in a few too many pasta dishes in Italy.
Fri May 17, 2013
Give It A Doubt
Many, many years ago during a lengthy argument with a friend he told me to 'give it a doubt' - he meant I was wrong.
Osaka mayor believes comfort women necessary
WELL, simply put, this is an outrage. Not only is it an affront to all the surviving comfort women who struggled through years of scorn being called traitors, collaborators and whores, but it's also an insult to the people that were subjugated under the Japanese Greater East Asian Co-Prosperity Sphere during World War II.
Wed May 15, 2013
Longer US white majority if immigration slows
Without increased immigration, whites would lose their U.S. majority in 2046, three years beyond official projections, and the nation's population would not reach 400 million until after 2060, a decade or more later than forecast, according to census estimates Wednesday.
Tue May 14, 2013
Silicon Alley Insider
How The Wisdom Of Confucius Can Lead You to Financial Success
A 2012 Pew Research Center Report, "The Rise of Asian Americans," identified Asian Americans as "the highest-income, best-educated and fastest-growing racial group in the United States." In addition, according to the report, Asian Americans are more satisfied than the general public with their lives, finances, and the direction of the country, and ... (more)
The Japan Times
Nationalism will undermine Japan
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's recent remarks on Japan's wartime behavior and Yasukuni Shrine, which enshrines some 2.5 million Japanese war dead plus convicted Class-A war criminals from World War II, will undermine the trust that postwar Japan has built in the international community.
Mon May 13, 2013
Energy drinks adding fizz to buoyant Asian beverage market
Even though energy drinks forms the smallest category of soft drink consumption in Asia, one industry research company has hailed it as the most dynamic.
Sat May 11, 2013
From time to time Japan's political leaders visit the Yasukuni Shrine where Class A war criminals are included on the list of remembrance, then make controversial remarks that deny or gloss over the acts of aggression that Japan committed in the first half of the 20th century.
Thu May 09, 2013
Wed May 08, 2013
Tongan vanilla reaches Asian markets
Update: 3:17PM JAPAN is not always an easy market to access but the successful penetration of Heilala Vanilla is proof that Pacific products have an assured place in the 'taste buds' of Asians.
Mon May 06, 2013
South China Morning Post
Heart and Seoul of fashion: Korean opportunities
There was a time when the rest of Asia looked to Japan for fashion trends. While the French and Italians were known for sophistication and luxurious craftsmanship, Tokyo brought an edgy street style inspired by areas such as Harajuku and Shinjuku.
Sun May 05, 2013
HARNN's All Natural, Asian Inspired Home Spa Products Ahead of Beauty Trends
No matter what current beauty trends report about the top skin concerns for today, one thing will remain a constant: to maintain healthy, youthful looking skin.
South China Morning Post
Pimco expands in Asian pensions market
More than a quarter of mainlanders are on track to be aged over 65 by the middle of the century.
Fri May 03, 2013
METALS-Copper leaps nearly 5 pct on stimulus push
Benchmark copper on the London Metal Exchange was up 4.6 percent to $7,160 by 1105 GMT from a close of $6,848 on Thursday, its biggest daily increase since Nov.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod
Commentary: LCMS ministry to and with Asians - " then, now and ahead
One hundred years ago - on Feb. 25, 1913 - the Rev. Eduard Arndt and his family stepped off a boat in Shanghai, China, and then traveled up the Yangtze River to Hankow, where the hub of LCMS work there was established.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
The Japan Times
Stand up to Abe for the sake of Japan, Asia's future
Keeping the fire stoked: Members of South Korean conservative civic groups prepare to burn an effigy of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul on Thursday as part of a protest against visits by a record number of Japanese lawmakers last week to Tokyo's contentious Yasukuni Shrine.
Study to identify connection between genes and heart failure in Asia launched
SINGAPORE: Cardiologists in Singapore are leading the first large-scale study to identify genetic variations which may make Asians more vulnerable to heart failure.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
There are two types of sweat glands - the apocrine glands that produce odor, and the eccrine glands that produce ordinary sweat.