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Wednesday | Nikkei Net Interactive

Medical device makers see gold in silver population

As Asian countries become more prosperous, they are undergoing the familiar pattern of population growth and aging.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Cancer, Health, Liver Cancer, Lung Cancer

Wednesday Aug 27 | Nikkei Net Interactive

George Magnus: The clock is ticking for an aging Asia

The rapid aging of the population is widely recognized as one of the most daunting challenges facing developed economies, such as Japan and Germany.


Related Topix: Japan, World News, Asian-American

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Nation

Strong leaders in a fragile Asia

Not long ago, Asians suffered weak governments. Japan stumbled through a series of short-lived and unpopular leaders and, in China, the last years under president Hu Jintao saw necessary reforms postponed.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, India, Asia, Hu Jintao, Southeast Asia, Indonesia, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Xi Jinping, Opinion

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Indian Express

Making friends with the middle

When External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj sits down with Vietnamese leaders in Hanoi on Monday, a widely shared concern in Asia will be at the top of the agenda: How does one deal with an increasingly assertive China and the uncertain dynamic in Beijing's relations with Washington? During his visit to New Delhi earlier this month, US Secretary ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, India, Japan, Opinion

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Daily Mail

International probe into Japanese businessman, 24, behind 'Thai...

'I've killed a lot. And if I need to, I'll kill a whole bunch more': Ferguson cop suspended for racist, sexist, homophobic speech caught on video after he pushed CNN's Don Lemon live on-air Meet the man who DELIBERATELY sabotaged Starbucks pay-it-forward line that had gone on for 10 hours and 457 customers Florida dad who said he 'absolutely ... (more)


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, World News, Japan

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

As maritime disputes simmer, Vietnam counts cost of anti-China riots

After anti-Chinese rioters attacked his auto-parts factory in May, Lee Wang-chung and his family had to leave town in a hurry.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Japan

Mon Aug 18, 2014


How Lady Gaga Finally Delighted Nationalists in Japan

Last week, Lady Gaga wandered around Tokyo. Her outfit made some people on the Japanese internet upset .


Related Topix: World News, Japan, South Korea,

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Companies should use ethnic diversity

New Zealand companies need to diversify their boards and executive management to take advantage of Asian New Zealanders who can bridge the gap culturally to new Asian markets.


Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, Japan,

Fri Aug 15, 2014

World briefs: Pope deplores materialism

Pope Francis called Friday for Catholics to combat the allure of materialism, an appeal that might be a hard sell in South Korea, a newly rich and hyper-competitive country.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, South Korea Travel, Asia Travel, Travel, Japan, Hungary, Ukraine, Europe

Northwest Asian Weekly

Get out and breathe

My life has been a little lonely. Ever since I first put on a climbing harness, stepped into snow skis, got my first skateboard kickflip, or even my first whitewater combat roll, I've always been a little alone.


Related Topix: Asian-American, Japan, World News,

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

Pope makes tough sell on materialism in S. Korea

DAEJEON, South Korea>> Pope Francis urged Catholic youth on Friday to renounce the materialism that afflicts much of Asian society today and reject "inhuman" economic systems that disenfranchise the poor, pressing his economic agenda in one of the region's powerhouses where financial gain is a key barometer of success.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Japan, Train Disaster

Wed Aug 13, 2014


Why Lady Gaga's Outfit Upsets Some People in Japan

Lady Gaga is in Tokyo. According to her, it's her "favorite place." Too bad she's just pissed off some folks online in Japan.


Related Topix: Japan, World News,

Mon Aug 11, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

US immigration is associated with rise in smoking among Latinos and Asians

Immigration to the U.S. may result in increased smoking in Latino and Asian women, according to new research from sociologists at Rice University, Duke University and the University of Southern California.


Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, World News, Japan, Asian-American, Rice University, Duke University, University of Southern California

Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Nation

Complexity restricts maximisation of FTA benefits

The network of free-trade agreements that criss-cross Asia is boosting regional trade and profits, but their complexities have left a lot of businesses confused.


Related Topix: Japan, World News,

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Pope Francis heads East, pointing to a new future for his Western church

Pope Francis departs next week on a five-day trip to South Korea, his first to Asia and the start of an important new papal focus on the region: In January, Francis will return to visit Sri Lanka and the Philippines, and a trip to Japan - where the pope wanted to go as a young priest - is reportedly under consideration.


Related Topix: Pope Benedict XVI, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Benedict Xvi, World News, Japan

Fri Aug 01, 2014

On The RiskMap Radar: Summits for ASEAN and Africa, Elections in Turkey

Persistent security concerns over shipping lanes in the South China Sea promise to be a major topic of conversation at the ASEAN Regional Forum in Myanmar later this month.


Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Middle East, Japan, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama