The aging population and those wanting to retire is becoming slim in Japan's economy. The days of a healthy pension system are dwindling and that's a huge problem for workers.
China and India eyeball to eyeball with troops within handshaking distance. China is surprised at India's belligerence used to The yes Sir attitude of yore
The very reason why politics should not meddle with otaku culture.
If the national hero is alive today, he will have rifts with the president.
Having stealth jets might not be enough for China.
Pakistan has been suffering through the menaces of corruption and terrorism for the last two decades. Both the evils are interconnected and when increases other increases too. It is high time that the country gets rid of these two to ensure regional and international peace and security.
Facekini is the terrifying way Chinese women cover themselves in the beach due to their aversion to dark skin.
In Vietnam, the recent emergence of some gangsters on YouTube and social networks shows that the Vietnamese society has started to have interesting developments related to gangsters and dark societies.
The damage is real, and the nuisance is undeniable. A lot of tourists coming from Mainland China are simply uncivilized.
This highly intimidating fighter jet might be just another flopping fish.
Though it looks imposing, the Shenyang J-15 proves to be laughable in real life. From being called "The Flying Shark," it later came to be known as "The Flopping Fish." And in the end, it killed and injured more of its pilots than that of the enemy.
Psychological resiliency measure from Filipino adolescents’ perspective are limited. Research found out four underlying factors of Filipino resiliency using exploratory factor analysis. These factors were identified: self – efficacy, optimism, cognitive emotion regulation and future orientation.
The 17th Philippine presidential elections is scheduled on May 9, 2022. With less than four years before the elections, it's quite easy to guess the politicians aspiring for the presidency.
Crime and punishment in North Korea is random. The severity of the punishment does not always correlate with the crime. Punishments become more severe when they are meant as a deterrent for others. Even top officials risk execution for overstepping or not fulfilling their role.
The Trump administration has administered policies on the world stage and the Far East that are at best contradictory and at worst deceptive and confusing. I will examine how this has been working in the Far East and how it is likely to develop during the rest of the President's administration.
Peace and security in the South China Sea were among the hot button issues discussed at the 32nd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Singapore last month as Beijing continues its aggressive claims in the disputed waterway.
The United States has lost the war in Afghanistan started in 2001. This article tells you the reasons why.
The Pakistan army is the twin of the Indian army, but here the comparison ends as the unlike the Indian army it is embroiled in politics and has lost its professionalism. The result is massive defeats
Tsar Nicholas II was a dreamer as he launched an attack against Japan. It ended with a crushing naval defeat for the Russians and the Tsar tried to instil discipline with a court martial. It failed
General Homma defeated the US under MacArthur. It was the biggest surrender of US arms . Homma was accused of complicity in the famous death march and executed by firing squad.
The incorporators of University of Santo Tomas in 1906 were most likely four Spaniards, a Filipino and archbishop of Manila. It is difficult to get this information. UST is not paying taxes.
Like a bad sci-fi movie or experiment causing disbelief, mother nature is changing as does the climate.
Soekarno , was the first president of the Republic of Indonesia, this is 17 (seventeen) Quotes from his...
The Philippines can tax activities and items of religious group except for furtherance of belief like sale of bible and stampita. Sale must not be for profit. No license fee for priesthood either.
Pearl S. Buck : Nobel Prize Author, Political Activist, Humanitarian. She spent half her life in China, experiencing intimate insights of the Chinese people. A social activist in the U.S. and Asia.
Han Suyin : Doctor, Author, Internationalist. She was most famous for her novel "A many-splendored thing" which was made into the film "Love is a many-splendored thing". Apart from being a well-known author, she was an "unoffical" ambassador for East and West.
Is there really no justice in the Philippines? Early April 2011 I met Sally Buhat (Rosalinda Buhat) in ABS-CBN where they had a booth promoting Victoria Towers Condominiums. She said that their current payment scheme would go as low as only 16,000...
This hub provides a list of cities where plastic ban is implemented, what the policies include, and when it started.
“Marrying a woman is like buying a horse: I can ride you and beat you whenever I like,” -- Xu Rong, head of the Beijing’s Suicide Prevention Project
This is part three in a series of articles on the Tibet-China conflict, specifically focusing on current policies and the Dalai Lama. Current discussions have more or less come to a standstill due to strained Tibet-China relations, but the policies and divergences are still very much in play. Comments are welcome and I will not censor, so I ask for all readers to keep an open mind and comment responsibly.
Bangkok's Bang Kwang Prison has a reputation as one of the hardest jails on the planet, known for poor living conditions, gross human rights violations and violent abuse inflicted on prisoners at the hands of the guards. All prisoners are required...
Thailand's most notorious pimp, Chuwit Kamolvisit has earned a fortune in Thailands's lucrative sex industry. He made millions with his "massage parlors", which are well known to be nothing more than legalized houses of prostitution. Chuwit has...
Chinese proposals to dam the Brahmaputra (Yarlung Tsangpo) River in Tibet and divert its water to the North China region have left its downstream neighbors, India and Bangladesh, worried.
Poverty can drive people to do unthinkable things, even eat what are normally thrown into garbage. Desperation can push someone to eat whatever is at hand to survive but to feed young children garbage is another story. Is there no hope for these people whose means of survival is scavenging recyclable food? Can food salvaged from dump sites be recycled and eaten. It seems it can and it's called Pagpag!
Who is Chuwit Kamolvisit? He is the son of a Hong Kong father and a Thai mother, with an overseas education in America. After Chuwit earned a Master of Business Administration degree at a university in San Diego, he set out to make his fortune in...