A kimono shop keep’s story

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Mr. Miura is a textile and clothing retailer who lives in Ishinomaki. Mr Miura was the third business owner to reopen his doors after the Tohoku tsunami struck Ishinomaki on March 11th 2011. Robin Low of Relief 2.0 and I sat down with him for a brief chat to learn how he has recovered since the disaster.

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The Will to Rebuild

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Dr Suda is a practicing dentist who lives in Ishinomaki whose practice was destroyed during the Tohoku tsunami on 3/11/2011. I visited Dr Suda is his newly rebuilt dental clinic in Ishinomaki, together with Robin Low of Relief 2.0, to see how Dr Suda is faring since the disaster a year ago.

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On Conflict Management: A Chat with Dr John Ng

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Conflicts are part and parcel of our lives, be it at work or at home. However, if managed well, they are good growth opportunities and would serve to deepen relationships. To learn how to manage them well, we picked the brains of conflict and mediation expert, Dr John Ng.

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The First Sikh in Singapore - A Revolutionary, A Saint-Soldier

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Hailed as a freedom fighter, died a martyr, and revered as a saint. Yet, Bhai Maharaj Singh is little known in Singapore, except within the small Sikh community here. In the second half of the 19th century, more than a hundred years before Singapore unbound the shackles of colonial rule, he was already leading the resistance against British hegemonic ambitions in the Punjab, North India.
 

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The Inspirational True Story of "China's Joan of Arc” Who Was Beheaded for Her Feminist Movement

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Qiu Jin was not your typical meek and subservient Chinese girl born in late 19th-century China. Instead of waiting hand and foot on her male counterparts like how most Chinese ladies were expected to do according to societal norms back then, this spirited young woman had a burning passion for wine, swords, bomb making, and basically rebelling against society's chauvinistic dogma.
 

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