2015 Korean Queer Culture Festival Parade

2015 Korean Queer Culture Festival Parade

June 28th marked the 16th Korean Queer Culture Festival and its associated Pride Parade. This year, I took the the streets with my iPhone and broadcast the parade live on Periscope.

It’s a humanitarian crisis of epic proportion that seems to be getting worse and worse, with no end in sight. Who are the main players in the Asian Migrant Crisis and what needs to be done to resolve it? Jonah Blank, Senior Political Scientist with the RAND Corporation joins me to try and sense of it all.

Solving the Asian Migrant Crisis

How can we solve the Asian Migrant Crisis? Jonah Blank from the RAND Corporation joins the podcast to discuss the problem’s origin and ways to solve it.

Asia is home to 60% of the world’s population, 40% of which are poor. China’s AIIB should be operational by the end of the year. What does this new bank mean for Asia, how will it work with or compete with other banks performing same tasks, and most importantly, what does it mean for you and me? Curtis S Chin from the Milken Institute breaks it down.

The AIIB and what it means for you and me

Asia is home to 60% of the world’s population, 40% of which are poor. China’s AIIB should be operational by the end of the year. What does this new bank mean for Asia, how will it work with or compete with other banks performing same tasks, and most importantly, what does it mean for you and me? Curtis S Chin from the Milken Institute breaks it down.

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Is the South China Sea Now a Cold War

For the past year, there’s been a steady build-up of activity on China’s part inside its self-declared Nine Dash Line. There was the deployment of an oil rig inside Vietnam’s established Exclusive Economic Zone, the bullying of weaker ASEAN members, and of course, the unprecedented land reclamation efforts that have quadrupled in recent months. The…

Missile launches, threats against South Korea, generals culled, and more. Adam Cathcart discusses these North Korea topics and Choco Pie.

What’s up with North Korea?

Missile launches, threats against South Korea, generals culled, and more. Adam Cathcart discusses these North Korea topics and Choco Pie.

2015 Lotus Lantern Parade

2015 Lotus Lantern Parade

Buddha’s birthday is here one again on April 25th and with is the annual Seoul Lotus Lantern Festival. This year, the parade seemed a little shorter, but still had the amazing dragons at the end. This time, I was able to capture them using my iPhone 5S.

Up for debate is how Hong Kong’s next Chief Executive will be elected. Those opposed to the plan call it a fake democratic process. Democratic Party chair Emily Lau joins the podcast discussing what’s in store for the 2017 election.

The fight for Hong Kong’s Democracy with Emily Lau

Saturday | May 16, 2015 Up for debate is how Hong Kong’s next Chief Executive will be elected. Those opposed to the plan call it a fake democratic process and that’s today’s conversation taking place in Asia… now. Unless you were hiding under a rock between October and Christmas, you know all about the Umbrella…