Dragons and Tigers: An East Asian Perspective

East Asia is the world's fastest growing region, and it seems that everyone wants to be part of the action. Join us as we explore cloud-shrouded bamboo forests, bustling cities and traditional lifestyles. Squeeze with us and get on the East Asian bullet train - this is one railway you don't want to miss.

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    Larry Au | June 7th, 2011
    The video is in English, but Chinese traditional subtitles are available by clicking on "CC" on the bottom right corner. After two and half weeks of work, the video’s finally ready for the web! It’s really been great, getting the chance to meet all...
  • Kai Herng Loh | May 24th, 2011
    I sat transfixed and glued to the computer screen as I read about how social media like Facebook and Twitter changed the way political battles were fought around the world. Obama's campaign in the 2008 US Presidential elections, the Arab Spring...
  • Larry Au | May 24th, 2011
    So I’m finally back in Hong Kong after a good four months away at Brown. It’s been a busy semester, but freshman year has been a fantastic adventure. One of the classes I took this semester was a seminar on “Chinese Democracy Movement and Chinese...
  • Kai Herng Loh | May 15th, 2011
    Former Singaporean Prime Minister, Lee Kuan Yew, 87, announced yesterday in an unexpected press release that he was retiring from his cabinet position of Minister Mentor.   Born 1923, Lee became the first Prime Minister of Singapore in 1959. He...
  • Kai Herng Loh | April 25th, 2011
    There are many reasons why I called Singapore's political scene boring in my previous article. One key reason is that the ruling party, the People's Action Party (PAP), has, since independence in 1965, constantly attracted the brightest minds and...
  • Kai Herng Loh | April 23rd, 2011
    Politics in Singapore can be a very boring affair. Refer to this table below showing the outcomes of the 10 general elections Singapore has had since independence in 1965.     Year Total Number of Seats People's Action Party (Ruling Party...
  • Kai Herng Loh | February 22nd, 2011
    Hwa Chong Institution, Singapore (image from Wikimedia Commons)   There has been a lot of talk recently in the American media about education standards in the US, and many times, Singapore has been cited as an example in the debate on the...