Hello friends, and welcome back. This week’s edition is a mixed bag of natural disasters, shady politics and one or two spots of levity, so let’s get started. Read More News in Asia
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Greetings! This week’s edition will be of the news appetizer variety. Enjoy! Read More News in Asia
Welcome back to News in Asia. There have been quite a few developments on the Asian continent in the last couple of weeks, so we will cover the major ones. Read More News in Asia
Happy New Year!
This weekend marks the Lunar New Year and while many news outlets focus on China, Korea also has their celebration called Seollal. This year, an estimated two million Koreans will travel back to their hometowns, eat sliced rice cakes called tteokguk (since Korean age reckoning counts the Lunar New Year as a birthday, it’s seen as a birthday food) and pay respects to their elders. Also, shops and stores are slammed in the run up to the three-day weekend as people prepare to travel and cook dinner for large gatherings. Read More News in Asia: Year of the Snake Edition
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