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Briefs |


Vivid spots of newsy ink from around the Rim: Falun Gon exercises, Immersion students, and the Malaysian Multimedia Super Corridor.

Lisa Thé, Lynda Yepez, Tess deHoog
Japanese bathhouse
Culture |

Sento Seeps Away

The traditional Japanese public bath is being replaced by western-influenced pastimes and modern residential amenities.

Carmen Ferreira
Art |

It’s a Walt World After All

In the year of the dragon, the Mouse announces it will build Disney #5 in Hong Kong. Expected completion: the year of the rooster.

Jenn Farrell
Art |

Anime on the Horizon

Animators like Hayao Miyazaki produce sophisticated films for mature audiences.

Robert Hardy
Community |

Face to Face with Hapa

A movement to spread awareness about the biracial experience gains momentum in the U.S., but where’s the scene in Canada?

Rob Howatson
Culture |

Boxed Lunch

Muay Thai is an Olympic sport, a business lunch and combat training all in one; plus, you can use your elbows.

Edward Wong
People |

Aya’s Story

Branded an enemy alien and interned in a Kootenay ghost town, Canadian-born Aya Higashi rose above the injustice.

Tana Frie
Food |

Indonesian Infusion

A good barista keeps her ear to the grounds. She hears things. For instance, the clamouring for Javanese joe, the hottest blend in town.

Lisa Weightman
Food |


Restaurant reviews for Gyoza King, Parker Place Mall Food Court, and Thai Away Home.