The most belligerent journalists in China were those who hurled insults online. Now they are the targets

Reporters from the Chinese government’s chauvinistic outlet, the Global Times, have become the latest targets in an increasingly radical wave of nationalism sweeping through the world’s largest country. The daily tabloid is widely regarded as the unofficial voice of Beijing’s most hawkish views, and its editors regularly throw verbal grenades …

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The world’s first virtual idols were really weird

In the upper echelons of K-pop – alongside other girl groups BLACKPINK and Itzy – you’ll find SM Entertainment espa. In November, they broke records when the neon-lit video of their first single “Black mamba”Became the first and fastest release to surpass 100 million views in the genre’s history. Then, …

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Maeda completes her circumnavigation in Bonanza

When Maeda emerged victoriously from Lucy, the red Model P Bonanza, he waved American and Japanese flags before tearfully hugging his wife, Makiko, and children Tsubasa and Sana. “I’m home,” he said after experiencing the ups and downs of a mission that mentor and fellow traveler Adrian Eichhorn had previously …

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Honda and Mazda, the little-known Japanese brands

By Mustafa Ziraba Japan is the world’s largest automaker and exporter of automobiles and has six of the world’s ten largest automakers. In addition to its massive auto industry, Japan is also home to manufacturers of other types of vehicles, such as powersports makers Kawasaki and Yamaha, and heavy-duty equipment …

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Art becomes a form of protest against the Olympics – WSOC TV

TOKYO – (AP) – Miwako Sakauchi stands in his studio and brushes swirls on torn cardboard and drawing paper, using the five colors designated as symbols of the modern Olympiad. Entitled “Vortex,” his paintings show “the anger, fear, sense of contradiction and state violence” over evicted residents and downed trees …

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