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The Bhai-Bhai Lie

A signboard on the Indian side of the Indo-China border in Arunachal Pradesh, November 11, 2009.  (Adnan Abidi / Courtesy Reuters)

By Tansen Sen
- via Foreign Affairs    Jul 11, 2014

The False Narrative of Chinese-Indian Friendship July 11, 2014 Tansen Sen Since at least the first half of the twentieth century, Chinese and Indian elites have justified present-day friendship between China and India on the basis of allegedly harmonious ancient ties. But an increasing number of scholars are acknowledging that this narrative drastically distorts historical reality. India in the Chinese Imagination: Myth, Religion, and Thought EDITED BY JOHN KIESCHNICK AND MEIR SHAHAR. University of Pennsylvania Press, 352 pp. $65.00.

Feeling Triumphalist in Tokyo

Visiting hours: Shinzo Abe at the Yasukuni shrine, Tokyo, December 2013. (Toru Hanai / Courtesy Reuters)

By Margarita Estévez-Abe
- via Foreign Affairs    Jan 01, 1970

The Real Reasons Nationalism Is Back in Japan April 21, 2014 Margarita Estévez-Abe David Pilling's useful book, Bending Adversity, takes a relatively hopeful view of the conservative nationalism advocated by Japanese president Shinzo Abe. But a more thorough accounting of Japan’s recent past and the country's political system would suggest a less sanguine outlook. Bending Adversity: Japan and the Art of Survival. BY DAVID PILLING. Penguin Press, 2014, 400 pp. $29.95.

Steve Alford to sit LiAngelo Ball, UCLA players involved in shoplifting incident

via The Japan Times    Nov 08, 2017

UCLA basketball coach Steve Alford will sit the three players involved in a shoplifting incident in China for Saturday’s game against Georgia Tech in Shanghai.Alford, ...

Japanese-style hospitality at the heart of Eurasia

By Francis Pacheco
-    Aug 28, 2017

Located at the heart of Kazakhstan's financial and cultural center, Rixos Almaty takes in pride in how its own brand of service and makes sure that all its guests, from wherever they visit, feel at...

Poland’s Jet Story finds success in the U.S. and Europe

By Jan Onghanseng
-    Aug 31, 2016

With a recent change in brand, Polish business jet operator Jet Story is hoping to attract a larger clientele, specifically in Western Europe and the United States. Through brokers and potential pa...

Puro Chile: Unique aesthetic, shared sensibility

By Francis Pacheco
-    Aug 30, 2016

Puro Chile was formed in 2004 to promote the best of the Chilean architecture and design, which is characterized by simplicity and adaptability to the country’s geographic reality. The project has ...

For some Chilean farmers, growth isn’t a tough nut to crack

By Jan Onghanseng
-    Aug 24, 2016

Unfazed by the more established reputations and better brand awareness of its competing markets, Chile is determined to give other nut-growing countries and regions a run for their money.

Chilean winemaker builds on its prestigious legacy

By Karl Cryer
-    Jul 20, 2016

Owned by venerable French winemaker Chateau Lafite Rothschild, Viña Los Vascos has won the approval of millions of wine lovers around the world. Representing the best of the so-called New World win...

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