Nowadays teachers’ salaries are good and the students excellent at elite schools in China. This is an interview with an American who says hers is the best job she’s ever had, although there are difficulties with working in the PRC.
Cultural differences between the West and Asia, from the mundane to the divine.
A North Korean expert discusses the the international dimensions of human rights violations: overseas workers, treatment of foreign nationals and state representatives and rhetoric.
In this interview an anthropologist and North Korea expert puts the history of the state’s rights abuses. in historical context.
Dr. Sandra Fahy discusses human rights abuses in North Korea, which she’s laid out in her second book, and provides some insight on what this means from our world.
A French woman talks about her twelve years in the merchant marine, from student to cadet to officer.
This is the story of an Australian man and his wife, a Japanese pediatrician, who spent five years in Uganda at the Kiwoko Hospital.
An Australian describes teaching English in language schools in Taiwan and Japan, followed years later by teaching at a Japanese high school.
I first heard Ryan play the keyboard at Tago Jazz Café in Metro Manila, where he performed with his trio and with other groups, then later at the Ayala Museum. His work made me an instant fan, I think in part because of our love of Keith Jarrett, who speaks of improvising one note at a time. Ryan and I share a common view of inspiration, or, as my favorite music critic, Alan Rich, wrote decades ago in New York magazine, “I am neither a church-goer nor an atheist, and the reason I am not the latter can be …
This is a look at the sixth anniversary of a Filipino soup kitchen with interviews with its founder, his wife and a volunteer.