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John Lesaca’s Manila Social Radio Experiment

By Christopher Cottrell/ Images: Dr. Billy Chan A saxophone wails. The dueling bass guitarists duel as the drummer flicks his sticks. The keyboardist’s fingers dance like dragons. And the lead violinist pulls his bow like loosing an arrow. It’s Monday night in a cozy nightclub called Strumm’s in Manila. In …

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Prof. Patil’s Medical Heart

By Christopher Cottrell/ Images: Christopher Cottrell A doctor and a gentleman, Professor Nivritti Gajana Patil is one of Asia’s finest surgeons and medical education experts. From esteemed English medical wards to the witch-doctor jungles of Papua New Guinea, he has sharpened his surgical knives and intellectual wit with one main …

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Dr. Allan Zeman on Hong Kong 2020+

By Christopher Cottrell/ Images: Christopher Cottrell Special Guest: Dr. Allan Zeman Happy Hong Kong 2020 Salute Series Looking back and to the future of the world’s first SAR—with Chinese characteristics “I’ve been in Hong Kong for 48-years,” says Dr. Allen Zeman. A Hong Kong resident who needs no introduction, Dr. …

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Macau in the Looking Glass

By Christopher Cottrell/ Images: Christopher Cottrell “This one I took of an antique shop because I think traditional furniture is now fading away in Macau. I also personally like vintage things,” says Macau photographer Zara Chou Cheng I. An award winner for the student led The Perspective photo and video …

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Harley Seyedin Champion of Business Peace

By Peace Post Staff/ Images: American Chamber of Commerce for South China Guangzhou based Harley Seyedin is a champion of peace. Indeed, The recent Oslo Business For Peace Awards 2017 found the deeds of Mr. Seyedin worthy of praise and encomiums of the highest order. As President of the American …

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The Silk Nest Century

By Peace Post Staff/ Image: Xinhua The One Belt, One Road Initiative is a “Project of the Century,” said Chinese President Xi Jinping. With over 1,500 international delegates in Beijing for the Silk Summit held Sunday and Monday, Xi further called for joint efforts to build the Belt and Road …

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Ocean Rescue Mission

By Christopher Cottrell/Images: The Ocean Cleanup Dutch millennial entrepreneur and engineer Boyan Slat’s astounding plastic cleanup plan for the world’s oceans is exactly the sort of hopeful news people have been hungry for. Particularly the peoples of the Pacific who recoil in horror with the Great Pacific Garbage Patch—a field of plastic …

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Chef Nick’s Knife Art on Canvass

By Christopher Cottrell/ Images: Courtesy of Nick Durrer Retired Chef Nick Durrer is a long time cooking legend from Jakarta to Zhuhai. Now, he’s turning his kitchen knives for painting—literally cutting edge art. From 1972 to 2014, Nick carved out his name in kitchens across Southeast Asia and China. During …

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Himalayan Spirit in Manila

By Peace Post Staff/ Images: Courtesy Natalya Bronzova The Himalayan spirit is strong with Russian artist and intellectual Natalya Bronzova. Especially with her latest solo painting exhibition in Manila titled “Rainbow of My Soul.” Running from June 1 to 30, 2017 at the Rockwell Club, the focus of the exhibit …

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All that jazz in Havana

By Peace Post Staff/ Image: UNESCO The 6th International Jazz Day is taking place on April 30, 2017 in Havana, Cuba. Hosted with world jazz ambassador Herbie Hancock, the Havana concert takes place at the Teatro de La Habana Alicia Alonso under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture of …

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