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Monday | Foreign Policy

Keep Your Eye on Beijing

While the world focuses on the Middle East and Ukraine, China's neighbors worry about the fallout of brewing tensions along its borders.

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

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Star Online

Sea of change in pacifist policy

Japan may have crossed a rubicon as it will only be a matter of time before it acts like a 'normal' country where troop deployment is concerned.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

People's Daily Online

Experts slam Japan right wing's attempt to break int'l order

Japan's claim of China's Diaoyu islands is yet another attempt to break the international order established after the World War II, and proof of the Japanese right wing's ambitions to rebuild the country into a military power, experts said here Saturday.

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Medical News Today

Study identifies genes linked to breast cancer in East Asian women

A new study in East Asian women has identified three genetic changes linked to an increased risk of breast cancer .

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Related Topix: Asian-American, Vanderbilt University, Genetics, Biology, Science, World News, Japan, Health

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Nation

Dealing with Asian tensions, seeking shared opportunities

Asians are now awake to the fear of armed conflict. A recent Pew Survey of 11 Asian countries reports that more than half those surveyed expressed such concerns that tensions over rocks and islets claimed by China could spill over.

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Related Topix: World News, Japan, China, Asia, Prison, Opinion

Pravda

Racism and inferiority complex in Japan's current foreign policy towards China

The current Sino-Japanese tension under the Japanese leadership of Shinzo Abe with his determination to revise the Japanese constitution for a more powerful military and a more active foreign policy to counter the meteoric rise of contemporary China reveals a deeper existential crisis of identity in the Japanese psyche of our time, torn in between ... (more)

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Related Topix: Japan, World News, Opinion

Wed Jul 23, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Study identifies genes linked to breast cancer in East Asian women

A new study in East Asian women has identified three genetic changes linked to an increased risk of breast cancer.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, Vanderbilt University, Genetics, Biology, Science, World News, Japan

EurekAlert!

Vanderbilt-led study identifies genes linked to breast cancer in East Asian women

A new study in East Asian women has identified three genetic changes linked to an increased risk of breast cancer.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Sojourners

Courtesy of Seattle Gilbert and Sullivan Society

In my pastoral counseling class in seminary, the professor played a video of a counseling session of a black couple.

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Related Topix: Gilbert and Sullivan, Opera, The Jeffersons, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Asian-American, Japan, World News

Transitions Online

Destination Kazakhstan?

The Central Asian country lifts some visa requirements but still needs to smooth some rough edges to attract tourists.

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Related Topix: Asia Travel, Kazakhstan Travel, Kazakhstan, World News, Japan, Almaty, Kazakhstan Travel, Europe Travel

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Examiner.com

Oriental Yellow Peril

Yellow Peril was a color metaphor for race that originated in the late 19th century with Chinese immigrants as laborers to various Western countries, especially North America.

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Related Topix: World News, Japan, Religion, Buddhism

Fri Jul 18, 2014

National Review Online

Spencer Case: Cheating on race admissions

In practice, economics professor Tim Groseclose discovered, many are willing to engage in deceit to advance political goals.

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The Nation

Why Asia-Europe relations are important in the 21st century

File photo of German Chancellor Angela Merkel reacting during the official photo at the Asia-Europe Meeting in Brussels in October 2010.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Japan, Immigration Reform, Opinion

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Economist

Asian fears of China's rise: Jittery neighbours

FOR all the alarmist commentary in the international press, it still seems incredible that China's tiffs with its neighbours about mainly tiny, uninhabited rocks in the South and East China Seas might lead to conflict.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

EurasiaNet

Kazakhstan: Striving to Get on the Tourist Trail

American astronaut Mike Fincke visits the space museum of the Baikonur Cosmodrome prior to his space mission in April 2004.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Inter Press Service

OPINION: Why Asia-Europe Relations Matter in the 21st Century

ASEM has certainly survived many storms and upheavals since it was initiated in Bangkok in 1996 and now, with ASEM's 20th anniversary in 2016 approaching rapidly, the challenge is not only to guarantee ASEM's survival but also to ensure that the Asia-Europe partnership flourishes and thrives.

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Korea Herald

Experts say Seoul would benefit from North American shale gas

Natural gas from shale rocks in North America could provide more options for energy-thirsty countries such as South Korea, according to energy experts at global market research firm IHS.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Nation

The power of words in wartime and 'peace'

A protester steps on illustrations of Japanese military flags featuring a portrait of Hideki Tojo, general of the Imperial Japanese Army and prime minister during most of World War II, at a rally against Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe China's "Asia for Asians" appeal recalls Japan's catastrophic attempt in World War II to change the balance of ... (more)

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The Age

Asians fear territorial disputes with China will lead to war: survey

There is widespread fear across Asia that countries' territorial disputes with China will lead to war, a global survey has found, highlighting the delicate task Australia faces in managing its regional relationships.

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The Asian Pacific Post

Understanding the Asia factor across Canada

The impact of Asia is extending to unexpected corners of Canada. Did you know that Asia now absorbs close to 45 per cent of British Columbia's merchandise exports and more than 13 per cent of Nova Scotia's? Asia is a major buyer of goods from across Canada.

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