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Reggie Mak: The Hong Kong movie audience doesn't matter anymore
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Reggie Mak: The Hong Kong movie audience doesn't matter anymore

Canto-Mando blockbusters are taking over our cinemas and it doesn't matter what we think about them, because the mainlanders are loving it
Richard Smart: Why I march in Tokyo's new wave of nuclear protests
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Richard Smart: Why I march in Tokyo's new wave of nuclear protests

Japan’s anti-nuclear movement is not a bunch of rabid hippies: it’s people looking for more honest, transparent leadership
Mahesh Nair: Pigeons are terrorists
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Mahesh Nair: Pigeons are terrorists

Horny voodoo pigeons are plotting to take over Mumbai, and they're winning
Cod Satrusayang: In defense of the wolf pack
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Cod Satrusayang: In defense of the wolf pack

Sure, 'The Hangover Part II' is bad. But its mildly embarrassing depictions of the seamy side of Thailand are spot-on, says this Bangkok-based Thai writer
Matt Alt: Screw you for smoking, Tokyo
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Matt Alt: Screw you for smoking, Tokyo

Individual choices are all fine and good, but not when they're forced on me
Hyo-won Lee: The madness of Korea's online crowd
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Hyo-won Lee: The madness of Korea's online crowd

The E Ji-ah scandal once again highlights the cyber-lynching mob mentality of Seoul netizens. And it scares me
K-Pop taking over the world? Don't make me laugh
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K-Pop taking over the world? Don't make me laugh

K-Pop is great for Asia, but don't believe the hallyu hype about global domination. The world's biggest music markets simply don't care
Back off, bouncers, you're a bunch of egotistical bastards
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Back off, bouncers, you're a bunch of egotistical bastards

The self-made enforcers of late-night law have to be told
Zat Liu: The ‘One-Dog Policy’ won’t fix Shanghai’s dog problem
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Zat Liu: The ‘One-Dog Policy’ won’t fix Shanghai’s dog problem

Clause 12 is all very well, but Shanghai needs to tackle unscrupulous breeders and ignorant owners
Jamie Alter: White people love cricket too
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Jamie Alter: White people love cricket too

How a white Indian became a cricket writer
Aimee Chan: To maid or not to maid
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Aimee Chan: To maid or not to maid

Getting full-time domestic help is a personal decision, isn’t it?

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