Bioshock Creator Ken Levine Backs Upcoming Singapore RPG, Masquerada: Songs And Shadows

CULVER CITY, CA – DECEMBER 07: Irrational Games co-founder Ken Levine speaks onstage during Spike TV’s 10th annual Video Game Awards at Sony Studios on December 7, 2012 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) Some have called it the Baldur’s Gate of Singapore and with such luminaries as […]

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Beijing Blossom Buds and Bentu at the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris

Installation by Xu Zhen against a painting by Liu Wei at “Bentu: Chinese Artists in a Time of Turbulence and Transformation” (Photos by Alexandra A. Seno)   In Mandarin, Bentu means “native soil.” At the ambitious program of contemporary Chinese art at the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris, curators chose “Bentu” as […]

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Taiwan Vs. Japan: Why Two Allies Are Fighting And What Next

You don’t expect Japan and Taiwan to have a serious fight. The two Asian democracies have gotten along well since World War II, with both aligned with the United States on geopolitics. Each must resist China yet carefully engage the same. Not to mention the copious flows of tourists from […]

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How Can Japan Settle The Fukushima Daiichi Tritium Issue? Drink It.

Water tanks crowding the Fukushima Daichi nuclear plant site. Source: Getty. Here’s the problem in a nutshell—or rather a thimbleful—facing the Japanese government and Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), the operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. There are over 1,100 large steel tanks brimming with filtered water—except for a low […]

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