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  • Travel in Asia over 500 years is explored in Smithsonian exhibit, opened today
    Travel in Asia over 500 years is explored in Smithsonian exhibit, opened today
    "The Traveler's Eye: Scenes of Asia", that opened today at the Smithsonian's Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, ranges from ancient Japanese "travel guides" dating back five centuries to contemporary photos of India, snapped...
  • WFP treats malnutrition in North Korea
    A food for peace moment for the Koreas
    North Korea is in the news once more for its threats of testing a nuclear weapon. The Korean peninsula is again filled with tensions. But this week, for just a moment, there was a respite with some food for peace.South Korea just made a US $ 7...
  • Displaced persons in the Philippines
    Emergency levels of malnutrition in Philippines
    The United Nations is reporting alarming malnutrition rates among Filipinos displaced by conflict in Zamboanga. A survey found that emergency levels of malnutrition were found among children 6 to 59 months of age.The report adds that more than...
  • Vaccination is the way to prevent measles
    Philippines measles cases top 50,000
    The number of fatalities due to measles infection in the Philippines has topped 100 during the first 10 months of 2014, according to the WHO Western Pacific Region Measles-Rubella Bulletin fro Oct. 2014.From January 1 through October 20, 2014, the...
  • Denver museum to re-create 5,700-mile voyage on the Silk Road
    Denver museum to re-create 5,700-mile journey on the Silk Road
    Attention visitors to Denver (and also folks who live around there): While you’re in the Mile High City, you’re invited to take a trip across Asia in the footsteps of Marco Polo. Your 5,700-mile long journey will take you across...
  • Typhoon Haiyan Photos Show Recovery Progress Made
    Philippines: a time to mourn, a time to rebuild
    It's been one year since Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines. Thousands perished as high winds and massive rains leveled Leyte, Samar provinces and other areas. Food and water shortages quickly followed after the storm hit.Four million...
  • China Successfully Develops Laser System Able to Shoot Down UFOs in Seconds: Reports
    The Chinese military can blast UAVs out of the air with lasers now [Report]
    UFOs and drones don't stand a chance if the new weapons system developed by the People's Republic of China proves effective. According toRIA News, the Chinese military announcedsuccessful testsfrom a new laser-guided weapon capable of...
  • China splits Asian loyalties with new institution to compete with World Bank
    China splits Asian loyalties with new institution to compete with World Bank
    In the global proxy war for economic domination, most eyes have been focused on Europe and the West as economic sanctions in 2014 have been primarily fixated against Russia. But on Oct. 24, China added a new wrinkle to this economic Cold War by...
  • WFP trucks bring food in Afghanistan
    We must not forget Afghanistan
    As winter approaches in Afghanistan, there is alarming news about hunger. The UN World Food Programme (WFP), facing low funding, says its been forced to cut food aid for hungry Afghans.This is devastating for a country where one-third of the...
  • Asia
    A few tips about booking air to Korea and beyond
    If you are planning a trip to Asia, there are some wonderful airlines from which to select. The two carriers with hubs in South Korea, Asiana Airlines and Korean Air, have wonderful reviews and many happy passengers. Their web sites for booking...
  • Asia knocked it out of the park in New Hope
    Asia knocked it out of the park in New Hope
    Proving once again that Havana New Hope is an awesome place to see a show, several hundred people were thoroughly entertained by 80s super group Asia took the stage and played for almost two hours last night, September 26 2014. They played all...
  • Unique Holiday Travel to Asia
    Unique Holiday Travel to Asia
    The holidays, in particular, are a natural time to embrace Asia’s penchant for spiritual reflection and unique, vibrant festivals.This month, Asia Transpacific Journeys had the honor of being included in Travel + Leisure’s 2014 A-List,...
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    Mongol khans neutralized Islamofascism
    Genghis Khan (1162–1227 CE) conquered more land than anyone else in human history, but he can’t seem to shake off his negative reputation, unlike Alexander the Great (First Maccabees 1:1-9 and Koran 18:83-99). Genghis Khan’s...
  • Afghanistan hosting refugees from Pakistan
    Pakistanis, Afghans need food as conflict escalates
    The Pakistani army is carrying out assaults against militant groups in north Waziristan. These militants include Taliban and Al-Qaeda linked forces. The fighting has also displaced hundreds of thousands of civilians, some whom have fled into...
  • Trade organization soon to have over three billion people trading outside dollar
    Trade organization soon to have over three billion people trading outside dollar
    On Aug. 25, economist and financial researcherAlasdair Macleod reported that four new Central Asian countries will soon be joining the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), which will swell this Eastern economic coalition to a massive 3.05...