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Book Review: ‘Diamond Head,’ a Novel of Change and Tradition by Cecily Wong

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This is a tale of tragedy, lies, loss and sacrifice spanning the time from the Boxer Rebellion to the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Read More »

Asia’s Path to Clean Energy

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Asian nations are slowly but surely adopting renewable energy sources, but for at least the next couple of decades, there's simply no way for renewable energy initiatives to keep up with the booming population. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Secret of a Thousand Beauties,’ A Historical Romance by Mingmei Yip

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Promised in marriage at birth, Spring Swallow is still forced to wed even after the death of her intended groom. Read More »

Youth of Hong Kong Yearn for Democracy, Protests Persist

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Supported by their parents and friends, students assembled in Hong Kong this weekend as "occupiers," protesting the government decision to quash promised democratization. Read More »

The National Debt: Why Putin Doesn’t Fear America

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As America withdraws from the world because it cannot afford to stay engaged, Russia and China will expand their spheres of influence. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Chinese Cooking for Diamond Thieves’ by Dave Lowry

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A witty thriller with a would-be Chinese chef for a hero. Read More »

Movie Review: ‘When the Dragon Swallowed the Sun’

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When The Dragon Swallowed The Sun paints a bleak picture of a movement in tatters. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century’ by Christian Caryl

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Historical change tends to happen in big leaps, rather than by gradual evolution. Read More »

World Hesitant to Support Obama’s Plan for Syria

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Some may find it strange to consider that some of our allies have shown hesitation to follow America in her preparation to attack the Assad forces. The British Parliament,,, Read More »

Art Review: Ai Weiwei’s ‘According to What’ on North American Tour

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The dissident artist's work now on tour in the U.S. and Canada includes some of the art that landed him in 11 months of home detention and resulted in the revocation of his passport. Read More »