Hello unicorns! This weekend, the big news dominating headlines and airwaves is the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit. President Obama is going and there’s chatter about how he’ll be received after the mid-term elections.
Hello kittens! Hope your Galentine’s Day was awesome! Here is your latest news over the past week from Asia.
Hello and welcome back, my fellow unicorns. It’s been a few weeks since I’ve last written this column, so instead of trying to catch up with everything, I’m going to just give updates on the most recent news developments and reference prior news as it is necessary. Also, please be aware that this column has […]
Greetings and salutations. This week’s “News in Asia” is coming to you after getting a Christmas tree way late in the season. This is my first holiday season home in two years and I forgot how truly hectic it is. South Korea has an interesting take on the Christmas holiday.
Welcome to another edition of “News in Asia.”
Greetings, Persephoneers! Happy Friday to you all. There’s lots happening in the world of LGBT equality this week, and we’ve also got a handful of other stories that I thought might interest you. Let’s get started, shall we?
The aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan continues to be a clusterfuck. The Philippines have 7000 islands, and getting aid to hard hit areas has been a logistical nightmare. The U.S. carrier group USS George Washington just arrived in the Philippines, bringing food and helping to provide logistical support.
That don’t bother me at all. Plenty of the news appetizers are quite bothersome, however.
Happy Wednesday, everybody! Lots of good news this week, from asteroids that aren’t going to kill us all to several awesome new species (and babies of everyone’s favorite new species of the year). Also, updates on the supposed global wine shortage and early puberty epidemic. On the terrible end of the spectrum, though, there’s Haiyan.
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.