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ASIA NEWS WEEKLY – 6.6.14

Find out what’s happening in the Asia-Pacific region with Asia News Weekly. Here are the stories featured on the June 6th edition: •    Remembering Tiananmen Square and Code Talkers (00:30)…

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May 16, 2014 – Asia News Weekly

The May 16th edition of the Asia News Weekly Podcast discusses the following stories: •    Thailand Update (0:30) •    China Sea dispute updates (3:42) •    Sewol Ferry (6:47) •    North…

Portland’s Japanese Garden

If you’re in the US, there are no shortages of destinations and attractions to see. Our recent stopover in Portland, Oregon was no exception. We chose Portland because our friends…

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Riding the Historic White Pass and Yukon Route

Probably one of the greatest things about cruising is getting off the ship and exploring your surroundings. When I’ve traveled to the Caribbean and previously to Alaska, seeing the sights…

Phones and the ADA

I’ve written a few times about how phones in Asia are considerably more advanced than those in the US. But my question is this: Given the ADA and the fact…

Hate Crimes

It never ceases to amaze me how some people can miss the mark so badly that it makes me wonder if they have a brain that works. When President Barack…

Pulling a Microsoft

I’d really like to know what Apple Computers is pulling. I mean, there are stupid things and then there are ridiculous things. This certainly falls into the latter. If you…

The US is really behind…

About two weeks ago I saw a story that really made me proud to be a human being, while at the same time making me feel ashamed at being an…

In DC…

It is such a joy to travel in the United States… not! As Jo and I were preparing to depart on our DC odyssey, I wondered if I was going…