Asia Media

Pacquaio Watch: Will a first round knockout happen?

By Mon, Nov 02, 2009 6:52PM UTC

Manny Pacquiao’s trainer Freddie Roach is standing by his prediction that his ward will knockout Miguel Angel Cotto in the first round to capture the International Boxing Organization welterweight crown now held by the Puerto Rican. Less than three weeks from now, the world will know if Roach’s uncanny ability to

Shen Wei: Top China modern dance group takes time

By Mon, Nov 02, 2009 6:22PM UTC

New York-based choreographer Shen Wei predicts his native China will eventually produce an internationally renowned modern dance troupe — but it will take time. Ethnic Chinese modern dancers like Shen — who moved to New York in 1995 — and Taiwanese choreographer Lin Hwai-min have gained international fame, but mainland

More Dopers than Dealers

By Mon, Nov 02, 2009 4:39PM UTC

If you’re looking for major drug traffickers in Hong Kong, you won’t find them among the expatriates on Lamma Island. The police learned that lesson the hard way after a large coordinated raid of four Lamma Island bars in the wee hours of October 31; more than 60 officers detained

Philippine political ads strong in form but lack substance

By Mon, Nov 02, 2009 4:12PM UTC

Unlike other countries which have four seasons, the Philippines only has two, wet and dry. Of course, the running joke in the country right now is that the year 2010 ushers in yet another season experienced once every three years – Election! Actually, Filipinos are feeling the election season this

Copenhagen conference not so important after all

By Mon, Nov 02, 2009 2:01PM UTC

Unless you’ve been living in some secluded monastery or are, like so many of my readers, inclined to spend extended periods in jail, you’ve no doubt heard about December’s desperately important, do or die, last chance, now or never and so on and so forth climate change conference in Copenhagen