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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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Breathing Easy

By Christopher Cottrell / Photo Credits: UNICEF In the canals of Lagos, Nigeria, children of the Makoko fishing community begin their days early. The days are long as they ply polluted waters where raw sewage floats untreated. From these waters they subsist on the fish. It is the source of …

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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 Sino Asia Pacific Medical Forum in Manila, Philippines today is witnessing a special meeting of hearts and minds. Two such individuals meeting are Hiromasa Ikeda, eldest …

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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 and …

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