Author: Virginia Lau

Former editorial assistant Virginia Lau studied international relations and taught English while living and traveling abroad. She is now senior editor at Perspective Magazine.

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Japan’s bitterest feud: Kansai vs. Kanto

Japan’s bitterest feud: Kansai vs. Kanto

Japan may seem homogeneous, but the country’s eastern (Tokyo) and western (Osaka) regions can be worlds apart
Inside a samurai's bedroom: Visiting secret samurai homes

Inside a samurai's bedroom: Visiting secret samurai homes

With no cars or lampposts in sight, a remote section of Kyushu gives you a taste of authentic warrior Japan
China plans record-breaking high-speed train line

China plans record-breaking high-speed train line

Chinese railway experts are considering a 3,000-km high-speed route that would connect Inner Mongolia to Hainan
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