Happy Discounted Chocolate Day! For those who hate the day, this is the best part. So Valentine’s Day. Fake holiday? Pretty much. Sketchy origins dating back to the Roman Empire? Yep. But today means discounted chocolate so I’m here for it.
Welcome to another week of news. Just a note that one news item this week comes with trigger warning.
Welcome to another week of news. We’ve got election news from countries other than the U.S., natural disasters, and a different version of the events of 9/11 from Afghanistan’s former leader.
Hi all, Welcome to another week of news. This week, we have a discussion about dogs and faith.
Here are some of the events and stories that have happened over the past week. [Trigger warnings for rape and violence.]
So yesterday was International Women’s Day and to celebrate, we will have stories focusing on women, as well as cover a few other stories. I’ve highlighted positive stories, but there are a few stories that carry trigger warnings for rape and violence.
Welcome to another edition of “News in Asia.”
Hello, friends! I hope your weekends were full of fun or relaxation or doing whatever it is you love to do. Unfortunately, there has been some bad news coming out of Asia, especially the Philippines especially. So, let’s get started.
This is another in a series of special edition columns focused people and issues that affect the continent. This week’s column is focusing on gay rights throughout Asia.
The World Health Organization approved a nonsurgical circumcision device for adult males, which involves a rubber band. The New York Times explains that “For a heterosexual man in countries where AIDS is common, being circumcised lowers the chance of getting infected by about 60 percent.” For more about circumcision and HIV risk, click here.
We are back after taking last week off due to the Memorial Day weekend. I spent the weekend in Nashville, TN with my family and large quantities of alcohol (sometimes a necessity for large family gatherings.) My Southern accent came back with a vengeance and I discovered I truly hate Darius Rucker’s cover of “Wagon […]
If there was ever a week to remember not to read the comments, it was this week. So much concern for Angelina Jolie’s boobs! And did you know feminism is to blame for gonorrhea and cheating husbands, while also being over? Neither did I! (Trigger warnings for the usual suspects apply.)
I hope this week is starting off well for all of you. This edition is going to include some news about hackers, or “cyber terrorists,” more violence against women in India, and cool news on healthcare and literary fronts. Please note that this edition comes with major trigger warnings about rape and violence against women.
Hello and welcome to another edition of news in Asia. This week is a mixed bag of stories, so let’s get started.
Hello! This column has been on hiatus while I was on my winter vacation in the Philippines. It’s a beautiful country and I highly recommend going if you ever get the chance. Inevitably, there were many news stories that happened in the interim so I’m going to start fresh since catching up will take too long. So […]