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  1. 100 Icons of Korean Culture2014-12-24Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Arirang TV

    Born in Haeju, Hwanghae Province in 1879, he became the assassin of the Resident-General of Korea. Ahn Jung-geun, a true Korean.

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  2. Solving the Puzzle of National Differences in Self-EsteemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Psychology Today

    One of the best-documented findings in cultural psychology is that people who live in individualistic societies typically score higher on measures of self-esteem than people who live in collectivist societies. Americans and Canadians, for example, consistently report higher levels of self-worth than individuals living in China, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, India, and Kenya.

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  3. The Pathetic Pacific PivotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | The Weekly Standard

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  4. Record Year of Tourism to Japan Has a Weak Yen to ThankRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | Skift

    A weak currency isn't always the solution to tourism woes . But Japan's combination of weak currency and a stable and enviable destination to offer visitors is the perfect mix.

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  5. Kang Jung-ho aims to - shatter stereotypes' of Asians in big leaguesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | Korea Herald

    South Korean shortstop Kang Jung-ho, about to enter contract talks with a Major League Baseball club, said Sunday he wants to "shatter stereotypes" about Asian position players in the big leagues. Kang met the local media for the first time since his Korea Baseball Organization club, the Nexen Heroes, accepted a $5 million bid for the posted shortstop a day earlier.

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  6. Merry time for retailersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | The Star Online

    AS Christmas draws nearer, more shoppers across Asia are sending their yuan, yen, won or ringgit across borders, often choosing to buy their presents abroad through websites rather than paying expensive surcharges or taxes in their home markets. This spells trouble for brick-and-mortar retailers that are continuing to experience growth, albeit at a slower rate, but find that competition is increasing and margins are harder to come by, even as the Christmas shopping season gains more importance.

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  7. A new, unique perspective on Asia's transformationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Nation

    After retiring from a stint at Chulalongkorn University's Sasin Graduate School in 2013, Dr Pongsak Hoontrakul embarked on a major book project titled "The Global Rise of Asian Transformation", which promises to bring readers a unique perspective on the Asian Century. According to Pongsak, Asian countries are catching up with the West by transforming their primarily agrarian societies into industrial powerhouses.

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  8. SYDNEY/ BEIJING: Merry time for online retailersRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Asia News Network

    As Christmas nears, more shoppers across Asia are sending their yuan, yen, won or ringgit across borders, often choosing to buy their presents abroad through websites, rather than paying expensive surcharges or taxes in their home markets. This spells trouble for brick-and-mortar retailers that are continuing to experience growth, albeit at a slower rate, but find that competition is increasing and margins harder to come by, even as the Christmas shopping season gains more importance.

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  9. Vancouver being transformed by new wave of brash, rich Asians looking ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | National Post

    Chelsea Jiang is young, beautiful and smart. An ethnic Chinese woman living the high life in Vancouver, she's more than willing to display her wealth.

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  10. An open letter to Modi, ST's Asian of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Straits Times

    Dear Prime Minister Narendra Modi, congratulations on being named as the Asian of the Year 2014 by The Straits Times. In the seven months in office, you have limned out in powerful strokes your priorities and style of governance, and now the delivery time begins.

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  11. Asia takes the lead in the international tourism market.Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | 4 Hoteliers

    Asia is a global driving force China is out in front spearheading the boom ITB World Travel Trends Report analyses current developments in Asian source markets. Asia continues to be the driving force in international tourism.

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  12. [Editorial] Another quarter-centuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Korea Herald

    The Korea-ASEAN Commemorative Summit opens in Busan on Thursday, bringing together leaders of 10 Southeast Asian countries and about 3,000 officials, businesspeople and other delegates. The second summit between Korea and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations commemorates the 25th anniversary of the establishment of relations between the two sides.

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  13. Latest hate crime: Using the English language correctlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Examiner.com

    Never one to be confused as a foaming-at-the-mouth right winger author and professional student DaShanne Stokes once correctly stated, "People often call fighting discrimination being 'PC' because they don't want their own unearned privileges challenged." Or as the late and great Major Gene Duncan, USMC of Fiction and Fact From Dunk's Almanac Old-fashioned Observations for the Modern Military Leader fame once penned, "All this tact and diplomacy has made liars of us all."

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  14. Seeing through the Chinese trope on AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Times of Oman

    Distinguishing diplomatic rhetoric from official policy is never easy. But it is especially difficult in China, where the government's actions so often fail to match its statements.

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  15. Modi Seeks to Insure India's FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Barron's

    India's Parliament is due to return to work today for the start of its winter session. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government will be trying to push through almost 40 different pieces of legislation designed to help realize the economic potential of the world's second-most-populous nation.

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  16. Why China should drop its slogan of 'Asia for Asians'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Straits Times

    Distinguishing diplomatic rhetoric from official policy is never easy. But it is especially difficult in China, where the government's actions so often fail to match its statements.

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  17. Mobile gaming overtakes PC in Southeast Asia - ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | GamesIndustry.biz

    Japan, China, and Korea get much of the attention when it comes to the Asian gaming scene, but a new report from Niko Partners focuses on some less commonly observed markets with lucrative potential. The firm's 2014 Southeast Asian Games Market Report provides a forecast on Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam through 2018, built on results of a survey of 10,000 players and interviews with various executives of game companies and tangential businesses in the local scene.

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  18. China's Asia?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Daily Star

    DISTINGUISHING diplomatic rhetoric from official policy is never easy. But it is especially difficult in China, where the government's actions so often fail to match its statements.

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  19. It's not all China: Vietnam, Indonesia lead a booming Southeast Asian games marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | VentureBeat

    When we talk about gaming in the East, we're usually talking about China's rapid growth or Japan's massive spending on smartphone games, but that ignores several other important markets in the region. Southeast Asian countries are expected to generate $784.4 million in gaming revenues in 2014, according to market-intelligence firm Niko Partners .

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  20. Japan's Softbank pumps $250 mn in Uber rival GrabTaxiRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | West Australian

    Japanese telecom giant SoftBank will invest $250 million in Southeast Asian mobile taxi booking app GrabTaxi, the two firms said Thursday, as rivalry in the region between US-based Uber and homegrown rivals increases. "This new round of funding will help drive our mission of revolutionising and improving the way Southeast Asians commute more aggressively than ever before," Anthony Tan, GrabTaxi's chief executive and founder, said in the statement.

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