25 May 2014

Stories from 25 May 2014

VIRAL VIDEO: ‘But We're Speaking Japanese’

  25 May 2014

A video skit of a Japanese waitress serving a group of foreign-looking customers who speak Japanese has gone viral. The clip has resonated among many Japanese-speaking expats who occasionally experience how local Japanese communicate with foreigners based not on the language they are speaking but on how they look. Watch the...

Drawings With Coffee Foam

  25 May 2014

The blogger on El Francotirador shares [es] his experience on a fast food shop, when as the waitress gave him the coffee he had ordered, she added: “There you go… I drew a heart with the foam” – she said smiling. As a result of this gesture, the author reflects:...

Hong Kong Public Libraries Ignore Biggest Minorities’ Need

  25 May 2014

As government funded libraries in Hong Kong fail to serve domestic workers’ need, they have to set up mobile libraries during public holidays across the city. Tom Grundy has the story in Hong Wrong. Below is a video taken by Stories Beyond the Borders showing one of the mobile libraries...

Political Cartoon – Tombs in Beijing Tiananmen Square

  25 May 2014

Political cartoonist @badiucao's latest work is to commemorate the 25 anniversary of June 4 Incident – “If we are to set up tombs for victims of June 4, let the tomb stones cover the whole square”, the cartoonist explained his work in Twitter. #巴丢草 六四漫画【墓碑】#六四25周年 如果为六四的死难者立碑,就让她们铺满整个广场。 pic.twitter.com/bSDLUXXEZz — 巴丢草 (@badiucao)...

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