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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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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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A New Bronze Age: The mind of Natalya Bronzova

By Christopher Cottrell/Image: Christopher Cottrell As a Russian artist and intellectual based in Manila, Philippines, Natalya Bronzova’s mind is a work of art and precision in its own right. She has a fine attention to details. As a raconteur, she has a wonderful way of discussing how she came to …

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“From Russian Soul With Love” paintings by Natalya Bronzova

By Christopher Cottrell/Image Credits Natalya Bronzova Ethereal beings float in resilient pastels. A wizened holy figure cries out across snow to surreal aurora borealis. Flowers radiate in blooming colors. Welcome to the paintings of Natalya Bronzova and her latest exhibition titled, “From Russian Soul With Love.” Russian artist, writer, philologist, …

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Hiromasa Ikeda and Prof. Manson Fok on Peace

Hiromasa Ikeda and Prof. Manson Fok on Peace Meeting of hearts and minds in Manila By Christopher Cottrell / Photo Credit: Christopher Cottrell   The Gusi Peace Prize International kickoff in Manila, Philippines today is witnessing a special meeting of hearts and minds. Two such individuals meeting are Hiromasa Ikeda, …

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Peace Dialogues Kickoff in Manila

Macau’s Dr. Billy Chan in Manila with world leaders Text: By Christopher Cottrell / Photo Credit: Christopher Cottrell   Dr. Billy Chan, Director of the Center of Excellence for Medical Professional Development and Executive Assistant to the Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at the Macau University of Science …

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