• Updates on Malaysian Airlines flight 17, the UN tells Japan comfort women were sex slaves, and will South Korea get cozy with China. These stories and more are on the July 25th edition of Asia News Weekly.
    25 July, 2014

    ASIA NEWS WEEKLY: July 25th, 2014

    Updates on Malaysian Airlines flight 17, the UN tells Japan comfort women were sex slaves, and will South Korea get cozy with China. These stories and...
  • Boryeong Mud Festival
    23 July, 2014

    ASIA NOW: Korea’s Boryeong Mud Fes...

    It’s one of the most popular festivals in South Korea and reminiscent of an American Spring Break. Is the Boryeong Mud Festival the country’s tick...
  • Seoul Vs. Busan
    22 July, 2014

    KAM Chats: Seoul Vs Busan

    Coming to Korea? Tom extolled the virtues of Busan last week. This time, I make the case for Seoul. So who will win in the epic battle between Seoul V...
  • Is new china the old japan
    21 July, 2014

    ASIA NOW: Is New China The Old Japan?

    Regional stability is a prominent topic in Asia. China is seen as a bully towards many ASEAN members. Is China following in the footsteps of Japan som...
  • AN MH17 Special
Updates on Malaysian Airlines flight 17, the UN tells Japan comfort women were sex slaves, and will South Korea get cozy with China. These stories and more are on the July 25th edition of Asia News Weekly.

ASIA NEWS WEEKLY: July 25th, 2014

Updates on Malaysian Airlines flight 17, the UN tells Japan comfort women were sex slaves, and will South Korea get cozy with China. These stories and more are on the…

Boryeong Mud Festival

ASIA NOW: Korea’s Boryeong Mud Festival

It’s one of the most popular festivals in South Korea and reminiscent of an American Spring Break. Is the Boryeong Mud Festival the country’s ticket to lure in foreign tourists…

Seoul Vs. Busan

KAM Chats: Seoul Vs Busan

Coming to Korea? Tom extolled the virtues of Busan last week. This time, I make the case for Seoul. So who will win in the epic battle between Seoul Vs….

Is new china the old japan

ASIA NOW: Is New China The Old Japan?

Regional stability is a prominent topic in Asia. China is seen as a bully towards many ASEAN members. Is China following in the footsteps of Japan some 70 years ago?…

AN MH17 Special
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ASIA NEWS WEEKLY: US-China Summit, Japan, Elections, and more

The July 18th edition of the Asia News Weekly Podcast discusses these stories: •    United States Talks To China (1:20) •    Japan continues to struggle with collective self-defense (7:25) •  …

disabled in japan

ASIA NOW: Disabled in Japan

According to ADD International, roughly 15% of the world’s population is disabled. That amounts to over one billion people. Just how do disability services in Japan stack up against the…

Dark Side of Seoul

ASIA NOW: Ghosts, Murder, and Sex in Seoul

Ghosts, murder, and all things scary. Every city has tales that can make your blood curdle. Today, we take a look at Seoul’s seamier side. It’s just one story taking…

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Giant Bubbles in Insadong

Last night, Jo and I were out in Insadong preparing to meet up with ZenKimchi to do a story for Asia Now. While there, we saw this epic performer making…

ANW 7.11.14

ASIA NEWS WEEKLY: July 11, 2014

The July 11th edition of the Asia News Weekly Podcast discusses the following stories: Typhoon Neoguri Indonesia’s Historic Election The Aftermath of Xi’s visit to South Korea Asia Now Stories…