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Love China, love democracy?

Ian Buruma is a professor of democracy, human rights and journalism at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y. Tens of thousands of people have been occupying the tear-gas-filled streets of Hong Kong's Central district to fight for their ... Globe and Mail, 2 weeks ago
Sydney Morning Herald

Film star's life mirrored Japan's ambiguities

YOSHIKO YAMAGUCHI Film star 12-2-1920 7-9-2014 Yoshiko ''Shirley'' Yamaguchi, who has died aged 94, was a Manchurian-born Japanese film star whose facility for reinvention encapsulated all the ambiguities of 20th-century Japan. Her first public ...
 Sydney Morning Herald17 hours ago Obituary: Japanese film star Yoshiko Yamaguchi  Irish Independent1 day ago

The burning of Paris and the memory of Alexandria

There was a story about the city where what mattered most was the human crisis, disregarding the danger that threatened the structure. It was the story about Paris's destiny by the end of the German colonization, when Hitler ordered to ruin the city ...
 Egypt Independent12 hours ago
Japan Times

Schollander, Hayes were spectacular at Tokyo Games

The 1964 Tokyo Olympics had a profound impact on the capital city and the nation. In the third installment of a five-part series running this month, best-selling author Robert Whiting, who lived in Japan at the time, looks at some of the stars who ...
 Japan Times2 days ago

War never ended for Japanese actress

Yoshiko Yamaguchi 19202014 Yoshiko Yamaguchi was a singer and actress who starred in Japanese propaganda films during Japan's brutal military occupation of China in the 1930s and '40s and who, after narrowly escaping execution by the Chinese after ...
 Sydney Morning Herald1 week ago Yoshiko Shirley Yamaguchi, actress, dies at 94  Washington Post1 month ago

Greater freedom of thought would make China more stable

Until a few days ago, tens of thousands of people had been occupying the tear-gas-filled streets of Hong Kong's Central district to fight for their democratic rights. Though some businessmen and bankers were annoyed by the disruption, the ...
 Lebanon Daily Star1 week ago Who loves China?  Joins.com1 week ago

one/sAmanda Vanstone cites Ataturk to argue Islam is fine. Big mistake

, ( 2:25pm ) Former Howard Government Minister Amanda Vanstone is very keen to makes Islam seem as benign - or as threatening - as Christianity in her column for The Age . Trouble is, to do so she must torture the facts in a way that is ...
 Brisbane Courier-Mail2 weeks ago
Prague Post

Reading Israel from Left to Right

'The most sinister form of anti-Zionism is to be found among leftists who see Israel and the US as the planet's twin evils' NEW YORK — Israel's current government and its supporters in the West are quick to denounce criticism of Israeli policies ...
 Prague Post1 month ago Israel from Left to Right  Kathmandu Post1 month ago
Philippine Daily Inquirer

My Top 101 Books (not necessarily in order)

COLLECTION of more recent stories by Gregorio Brillantes; Playing with Water: Alone on a Philippine island by British writer James Hamilton-Paterson; US-published short story collection of Bienvenido Santos; The Tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu, ...
 Philippine Daily Inquirer1 month ago
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