Dennie Mildfeldt

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Why Are Little Kids in Japan So Independent?

In Japan, small children take the subway and run errands alone, no parent in sight. The reason why has more to do with social trust than self-reliance.<p>It’s a common sight on Japanese mass transit: children troop through train cars, singly or in small groups, looking for seats.<p>They wear knee socks, …

Tibet’s Ticking Time Bomb

As the West quietly turns away from Tibet for closer ties with China, young Tibetans are exchanging the Dalai Lama’s gospel of non-violence for more …

China needs to change view of Tibet

<b>SPEAKING FREELY</b> <b><br>China needs to change view of Tibet</b><br>By Abanti Bhattacharya<p><i>Speaking Freely is an Asia Times Online feature that allows guest writers to</i> …

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China arrests over Tibet immolations

<b>At least 12 people have been arrested and dozens more have had their movements restricted for encouraging Tibetans to set themselves on fire, officials in western China say.</b><p>A security official in Qinghai said police had taken action against more than 50 people since November 2012.<p>Six Tibetans were …

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Bangkok - Gallerie - 12494

Bangkok<p><b>Kitty at the Fence</b><br>Canon T3i / 18-55 EFS 18-55 f/3.5-5.6 IS II, Canon Digital Photo Professional, GIMP<br>ISO: 200, Focal: 55mm, Aperture: 5.6, …

Bangkok

Bangkok - Gallerie - 12494

Bangkok<p><b>Kitty at the Fence</b><br>Canon T3i / 18-55 EFS 18-55 f/3.5-5.6 IS II, Canon Digital Photo Professional, GIMP<br>ISO: 200, Focal: 55mm, Aperture: 5.6, …

Bangkok