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Blog Post Results (1-20 of 1966)


South Korea win East Asia title as North restore pride

10 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Tokyo (AFP) – Beanpole striker Kim Shin-Wook fired a quick-fire double as South Korea thrashed fierce rivals Japan 4-1 to capture a fourth East Asian championship title in Tokyo on Saturday. Japan football chief Kozo Tashima ripped into the home side after an embarrassing defeat. Show More Summary

Kim Shin-wook scores twice, South Korea wins EAFF E-1 title

South Korea beat Japan 4-1 on Saturday to win the East Asian Championship after Kim Shin-wook scored two goals.        

Catholics detained singing Xmas carols in Indian state

Indian police detained dozens of Catholics singing Christmas carols for allegedly trying to convert people, officials said Friday, as fears grow over religious freedom in the South Asian nation. Police said 32 people were detained for...Show More Summary

South Korean Horror Flick “HIDE AND SEEK” Getting an American Adaptation

Click now! South Korean Horror Flick “HIDE AND SEEK” Getting an American Adaptation Read the full article on AICN Big Eyes here! There has been an interesting trend in Asian adapted horror movies that started way back with the smash hit adaptation of the Japanese movie “The Ring” in 2002. Show More Summary

An Overview of Madagascar's Economy

Located off the South Eastern coast of Africa in the Indian Ocean, Madagascar is the world’s fifth biggest island. Historically, the island played a key role for international traders dating back to Asian and Persian traders in the 7th century. Show More Summary

Happy Otter Juggles Rocks In Excitement

3 days agoHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a video from the Adelaide Zoo in South Australia of an Asian small-clawed otter happily jugging some rocks on its belly, complete with running zoogoer commentary. Personally, I thought he was trying to solve a primitive Rubik's Cube. Show More Summary

Bitcoin Battle: South Korea Eyes Taxing Cryptocurrency Trade

South Korea’s government is pushing ahead with new rules to curtail the widespread speculation on cryptocurrencies that has swept the Asian nation this year, following an emergency meeting of officials and regulators.

Millions of Individual Asian Investors Are Reportedly Driving Bitcoin's Rise

A piece from the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday posited that, based on trading volumes, millions of investors in Asia are the impetus for Bitcoin’s startling rise this year. Japan, South Korea, and Vietnam were responsible for almost...Show More Summary

South Korea edges North Korea 1-0 at East Asian Championship

South Korea got the better of North Korea on the soccer field in a 1-0 victory at the East Asian Championship        

Bangladesh condemns US attack in which citizen is suspect

Bangladesh's government condemned an attack on New York City's subway system, as it emerged that the suspect is an immigrant from the South Asian nation. "Bangladesh is committed to its … Click to Continue »

Multiple health implications of women's early marriage go beyond early childbearing

(Frontiers) A new study of four South Asian countries argues that early marriage should be considered a major public health issue, due to its complex associations with women's education, health and nutrition -- which may also affect the next generation of children. The study also finds that increased education has had some, but not enough, success in delaying girls' marriage.

Asian investors embrace bitcoin, but regulators are wary

The weekend launch of a U.S. futures contract for bitcoin reflects widespread acceptance of the virtual currency, especially among investors in Asia, though regulators are wary. Japan and South Korea … Click to Continue »

Top al-Qaeda leader killed in eastern Afghanistan

last weekNews : The Newsroom

A top leader of militant group al-Qaeda was killed along with 80 people in a joint military operation by Afghan army, intelligence and NATO-led forces, the South Asian nation's intelligence service said on Tuesday. Omar Khetab, alsoShow More Summary

Is The Simpsons' Apu A Problem?

3 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

Comedian and political commentator Hari Kondabolu thinks the 30-year-old series definitely needs to clean up its act with its only South Asian character. His documentary goes on a quest to find out why. "What really emerges — as Kondabolu sits down with former Simpsons producer Dana Gould, and culls comments [Apu voice actor Hank] Azaria […]

Mooy, Kagawa and Son in running for Asian award

Emerging Australian soccer star Aaron Mooy and former winners Shinji Kagawa of Japan and South Korean Son Heung-min make up the shortlist for this year's Asian International Player of the Year award        

DSC Prize

They've announced that the 2017 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature goes to The Story of a Brief Marriage, by Anuk Arudpragasam. I haven't seen this, but it's both US and UK available; see the Flatiron and Granta publicty pages, or get your copy at or

Why Hari Kondabolu Decided to Take on The Simpsons in The Problem With Apu

4 weeks agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

The Problem With Apu brings together South Asian talent to talk about the importance of representation in a series of candid and personal interviews. Hari Kondabolu explains what he wants the documentary to accomplish.

2018 World Cup field set: Iceland’s in, Italy’s out and compelling story lines abound

What began 980 days ago in a crude, little venue on the north shore of a Southeast Asian island ended Wednesday in the ruckus of an earth-moving national stadium sitting in a South American capital, the last of almost 900 matches to determine which 31 countries would join Russia at the 2018 World Cup. A […]

Qatar’s Empty LNG Tanks Pose Risk For Asian Gas Prices

LONDON (Reuters) – Gas exporting giant Qatar has all but sold out of winter supply after committing its spare output to China and South Korea, a development that could tighten Asia’s gas markets as the peak demand season bites. Doha’s...Show More Summary

Quotes from US President Donald Trump's Asian tour

President Donald Trump has finished his first trip to Asia as leader of the United States. His 12-day tour included stops in Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines. … Click to Continue »

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