Month: October 2017

The fantastic, fanatic ‘cult’- run Japanese idol group

Meet the newest Japanese idol group composed entirely of so-called cult members: anjewel. The idol group – a commercially manufactured pop group, typically of young […]

To Choose or not to Choose: That is the Question – for Myanmar

The low sonorous murmurs of Buddhist prayer rising above the sea of twinkling golden stupas becomes distant and distorted, as the startling bright lights of […]

China’s Internal Migrants: Flowing into big cities – but ending up with disappointment?

When I first talked to Xiao Zhang he was packing his bag in a tiny, shabby room near a construction site where he worked. He […]