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  1. Asia's overcrowded citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Bangkok Post

    Down a concrete path, between rail tracks that buzz with each approaching train and a river choked by plastic and raw sewage, Asih Binti Arif cradles her baby and reflects on dreams gone dark. Five years ago, Mrs Arif and her husband left impoverished Madura Island, joining migrants throughout the Indonesian archipelago seeking a better life here in the capital.

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  2. Asia's overcrowded citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Bangkok Post

    Down a concrete path, between rail tracks that buzz with each approaching train and a river choked by plastic and raw sewage, Asih Binti Arif cradles her baby and reflects on dreams gone dark. JAKARTA - Down a concrete path, between rail tracks that buzz with each approaching train and a river choked by plastic and raw sewage, Asih Binti Arif cradles her baby and reflects on dreams gone dark..

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  3. Upscale Din Tai Fung Bellevue model sets precedence for future locationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    What many don't know about Din Tai Fung's humble beginnings is of its earliest days as a store selling cooking oil. It was a struggling business that transitioned in 1972, from selling oil to serving steamed soup dumplings out of a small storefront on Taipei's XinYi Road.

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  4. Bogus racialism and real tribalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Cape Cod Times

    Ever-sillier attempts to classify Americans by race keep popping up on government forms. Race is mostly arbitrary to begin with, but the forms ask for categories that are grammatically arbitrary as well.

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  5. Legions of poor moving to Asia cities cling to dreams of shedding life of povertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | The Japan Times

    Down a concrete path, between rail tracks that buzz with each approaching train and a river choked by plastic and raw sewage, Asih Binti Arif cradles her baby and reflects on dreams gone dark. Five years ago, Arif and her husband left impoverished Madura Island, joining migrants throughout the Indonesian archipelago seeking a better life in the capital.

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  6. When it comes to history, black is black and white is whiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | China Daily

    The month of September is held solemn by many Chinese no matter where they are. It was on Sept 18, 1931, that troops of the Japanese Imperial Army raided a railway station in Shenyang, Liaoning province and set off a chain reaction that eventually escalated into the Japanese occupation of northeast China.

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  7. Affluence eludes poor crowding into Asian citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    8, 2014 photo, an Indian man watches from the balcony of a broken house as new high-rise apartments are seen in the background, in Mumbai, India. . In this Aug. 14, 2014 photo, people walk in an alley at a densely populated slum near the main business district in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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  8. Emerging Markets: Was It All A NirvanaA ?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | Seeking Alpha

    Several Project Syndicate authors have recently declared the end of the emerging market miracle. One example among others is a former finance minister of Chile, Andres Velasco who recalls the former Yale development economist Carlos Diaz-Alejandro .

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  9. Asian Games: 17th Asian Games kick off with opening ceremonyRead the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | Hispanic Business

    The 17th Asian games kicked off with a lavish opening ceremony Friday, with YouTube singer PSY getting the crowd jumping for the curtain-closer with his popular "Gangnam Style" to kick off the 16-day multi-sports tournament in Incheon, was the opening showcase for the 16-day event in which nearly 10,000 athletes will compete for 439 gold medals on offer in 36 sports from team as part of the 1,069-member delegation was led by team captain and London Olympic weightlifting silver medalist as flag bearer into the stadium during the parade of nations. The Japanese team was in high spirits following defending champion Nadeshiko Japan's 12-0 embarrassment of at the last four Games, has made a target of winning around 50 gold medals at the Games.

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  10. Asia Society To Honour Asian 'Game Changers' At UNRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Malaysian National News Agency

    By Manik Mehta NEW YORK, Sept 18 -- The Asia Society in New York, which has become synonymous with promoting relations with the huge Asian continent in various arenas of interest, has announced that it is going to honour Asian 'game changers' at a special awards ceremony at the United Nations on Oct 16. "We will have a gathering of Asian game changers...people who have made special contribution to improving the quality of life of the people of Asia...and these game changers will be honoured at a special ceremony at the United Nations on Oct 16," Asia Society president Josette Sheeran told Bernama.

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  11. Q&A: Kumi Alderman 2 hours agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Metropulse.com

    A local real estate investor and owner of the Sushi Academy in Tennessee, Alderman is the organizer of the first Knoxville Asian Festival. Taking place on Saturday, Sept.

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  12. Chung Wo, and Other MysteriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Metropulse.com

    Knoxville's first Asian festival is at Krutch Park this Saturday. It can seem surprising for Knoxville to host an Asian festival, but only if you don't think about it.

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  13. Three Big Winners From A Scottish Independence VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Forbes.com

    A former editor for Forbes and the Financial Times, Eamonn Fingleton spent 27 years monitoring East Asian economics from a base in Tokyo. In September 1987 he issued the first of several predictions of the Tokyo banking crash and went on in "Blindside," a controversial 1995 analysis that was praised by John Kenneth Galbraith and Bill Clinton, to show that a heedless America was fast losing its formerly vaunted leadership in advanced manufacturing -- and particularly in so-called producers' goods -- to Japan.

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  14. Modi-Xi play date may open a new set of opportunitiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Newkerala.com

    As visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi prepare to hold summit talks Thursday, there is much anticipation that the two Asian neighbours may move in a new direction, away from historical mistrust and latent geopolitical rivalry. The expectations have been raised by both sides.

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  15. Promoting peace: Japanese man on hugging spreeRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Newkerala.com

    A young Japanese man has been traveling three years through Asia distributing "free hugs for peace" in an initiative to bring people together, His videos have registered more than 1.5 million views on Youtube. Koichi Kuwabara, 29, began his adventure just after graduating from university and has since toured South Korea, China, Hong Kong and Taiwan giving hugs to all passers-by who come to claim their "Free Hugs for Peace".

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  16. Another divide in the teachers' disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Prince George Citizen

    September is the month during which several East Asian countries -- especially Chinese-speaking nations -- celebrate Teachers' Day. For international students in B.C. from those regions, the irony is impossible to ignore.

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  17. Dialogue among cultures is a prerequisite for Asian unityRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Tehran Times

    President Hassan Rouhani's visit to Kazakhstan and Tajikistan, his participation in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit in Dushanbe and his talks with the Chinese, Russian, Uzbek, Turkmen and Afghan presidents as well as the Indian foreign minister, a question will arise: How Asia is so important for Iran? And how Iran can play a vital and leading role in unification of Asia? Recently, Iran has established the cultural coordination center for Asian Cooperation Dialogue . Iran believes that dialogue among cultures is a prerequisite for Asian unity. 2 comments

  18. Envy of Chinese kids is bad for U.S. and for ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | The Washington Post

    I have spent much of my life studying China and the countries near it. Just ask and I'll show you my master's degree in East Asian regional studies, and my five years of Washington Post articles from Hong Kong and Beijing. 2 comments

  19. Chuck Chiang: Many Asian families place blame for strike firmly with teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | Vancouver Sun

    Sir Elton, now 67, was in fine vocal form, belting out the words with a thunderous tone matching the way he hammered the keys on his Yamaha grand piano. Annabel Gale had to wait 20 years and come "halfway around the world," but she finally met her prince - now an earl - and his wife.

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  20. The 19th century carved stage for glove puppets at Lin Liu Hsin Puppet Theatre Museum.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | The Star Online

    There is a lot to see and do in Taiwan. A journey to explore the similarities between the indigenous peoples of the country and those in South-East Asia can be quite rewarding in itself.

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