Category: Northeast Asia

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East Asia Ground Zero

GEORGE OBER surveys the socio-cultural lie of the land of East Asia. East Asia in 2013 doesn’t look like anywhere else in the world right now. […]

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‘Falling Leaves Return to Their Roots’

CALLUM SMITH retells a story from a China of another age. During the Cultural Revolution of the 1960s, universities were closed, academics ostracised, books were burned, […]

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Back to the Future

GREG DODDS on Australia’s Asia problem. I usually find the term “Asia” useless and even dangerously misleading. It encourages the idea that all the countries […]

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Within the Iron Triangle

ALEXIA FULLER sends in an update on Japanese politics from her summer school in Tokyo |  Alighting from the subway and stepping out into the hot […]