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Feature: Halloween in Asia!

Posted November 4th, 2008 by Peter · 5 Comments

We here at SAPL wish you the best Halloween Weekend of your lives. In case you wanted to know, Asians have similar traditions as well… Here’s an article written by Jennifer Franco about the various “Halloween” celebrations. Halloween is one of the oldest holidays celebrated by people from different countries all over the world. In [...]











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Tags: Activities · Comedy · Culture · Customs · Environment · History · Humor · Japanese · Korean · Literature · People

#88 Numbers (8-8-08)

Posted August 8th, 2008 by Shaun · 28 Comments

Just in time for the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Shaun’s much anticipated “Numbers” post is finally unveiled. If you’ve ever had a thought about why the Olympics this year are starting on August 8th, 2008 (8-8-08) at 8.08.08 pm, this post is just what you needed. For over 4 thousand years, Asians have had a love [...]

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#53 The Wok

Posted April 5th, 2008 by Peter · 9 Comments

Asian cooking has always been out of scarcity. For over 2000 years, lay asians have had to work to provide the best foods for their respective emperors (especially in China). One device to counteract the lack of ingredients they had was the Wok, which back then, revolutionized cooking. It also set a precedent for today’s [...]

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#7 Anime

Posted February 19th, 2008 by Peter · 40 Comments

You asked for it, and we delivered. This is a post all about Japan and Anime. Naruto, Rurouni Kenshin, Fullmetal Alchemist, the list goes on… All asians have a confession to make. I know.. it may be difficult, but: WE LOVE ANIME! It is part of the asian culture. We embrace it. The multi-billion dollar [...]

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