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People pray at Yonghegong Lama Temple, the biggest Tibetan Buddhist lamasery in Beijing, February 2010.  (Jason Lee / Courtesy Reuters)

By John Osburg
- via Foreign Affairs    Aug 18, 2014

China's New Rich and Its Crisis of Values August 18, 2014 John Osburg Will Chinese economic development ultimately lead to political development? In his new book, Age of Ambition, the journalist Evan Osnos discovers what might be the missing link: the emergence in Chinese society of a search for dignity. Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China. By EVAN OSNOS. Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2014, 416 pp. $27.00.

The Bhai-Bhai Lie

A signboard on the Indian side of the Indo-China border in Arunachal Pradesh, November 11, 2009.  (Adnan Abidi / Courtesy Reuters)

By Tansen Sen
- via Foreign Affairs    Jul 11, 2014

The False Narrative of Chinese-Indian Friendship July 11, 2014 Tansen Sen Since at least the first half of the twentieth century, Chinese and Indian elites have justified present-day friendship between China and India on the basis of allegedly harmonious ancient ties. But an increasing number of scholars are acknowledging that this narrative drastically distorts historical reality. India in the Chinese Imagination: Myth, Religion, and Thought EDITED BY JOHN KIESCHNICK AND MEIR SHAHAR. University of Pennsylvania Press, 352 pp. $65.00.

Holiday cakes infused with hotel’s unique chocolate

via The Japan Times    Dec 05, 2019

Using a chocolate with more than 70 percent cacao offers the perfect blend of bitter and sour with woody and spicy hints for premium Christmas ...

Music festival gathers artists from across Asia

via The Japan Times    Dec 05, 2019

Music stars from 11 countries across Asia wowed fans on Nov. 19 with stunning and heartfelt performances at the ABU TV Song Festival at NHK ...

Injury ends season of Olympic downhill runner-up Ragnhild Mowinckel

via The Japan Times    Nov 26, 2019

Olympic downhill silver medalist Ragnhild Mowinckel says her ski racing season is over due to another serious knee injury.Mowinckel says on her social media accounts ...

Great things are brewing for Virginia craft beer maker

   Oct 24, 2018

As craft and fruit beers grew very popular in the last few years, many breweries have opened their doors and sold their products directly to the public. Amid this fast-growing trend, only a handful...

Bridging Ireland and Japan through food and drink

   Oct 20, 2018

With about 10,000 kilometers separating Ireland and Japan, it would not be absurd to assume that the cultural divide between the two nations is just as wide. But delving deeper, the two countries h...

DEN: The airport of the future has arrived

   Jun 07, 2016

Denver International Airport celebrated a milestone last year with the opening of a Westin hotel connected to its iconic Jeppesen Terminal.

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