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Ginger and Green Onion Sauce

4 May 2021 1 minute read 4 comments Chinuck

Ginger and green onion sauce is a classic Chinese flavour and has one of the best taste to effort ratios ever. Ingredients 2 tbsp chopped ginger 2 tbsp chopped green onion - Use the white part as much as possible, but some green mixed in is fine too...

Gyoza

4 May 2021 2 minute read 2 comments Chinuck

Even though these dumplings are better known by their Japanese name, "gyoza" is a Japanese phonetic translation of "jiaozi" from Chinese. The Chinese characters used for both are the same (餃子). Sometimes the Chinese ones are called "potstickers", w...

Spinach Soup

26 Apr 2021 2 minute read 2 comments Chinuck

Chinese spinach soup is one of a whole class of Chinese soups called "choy tong". "Tong" means soup and "choy" are green leafy vegetables. This version is done with spinach, but the same recipe is also made with watercress, dried bok choy, or Chinese...

Indonesia Submarine with 53 People Onboard Lost at Sea

24 Apr 2021 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

The Indonesian Navy reported that the KRI Nanggala 402 submarine has been lost off the coast of Bali with 53 people onboard. The submarine disappeared on Wednesday after launching a live SUT torpedo during a drill and requesting permission to dive. T...

Nearly $25,000,000 of Illegally Harvested Giant Clam Shells Seized in the Philippines

17 Apr 2021 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Officials in the Philippines reported that about 200 tonnes (About 440,000 pounds) of illegally harvested giant clam shells worth an estimated $25,000,000 United States dollars have been seized, making one of the largest ever hauls of the endangered...

Chazuke: Tea and Rice

15 Apr 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Chinuck

Drinking tea with rice might not be surprising, but I'm talking about tea on rice. Origins Way back even before the Wayback Machine and talking rice cookers, people used to cook rice in cast iron witch cauldrons. Without teflon, there would always be...

Chinese Comfort Food

13 Apr 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Chinuck

I grew up as a Chinese kid in Canada before the "Great Chinese Immigrations" began in the 1990s and was only 1 of 3 Chinese kids in my class. I had seen grilled cheese sandwiches on TV and heard about this mythical magic food sometimes from my classm...

Japan no More; New Military Doctrine is Changing Japan Forever and Serving United States' Interest in (East) Asia

7 Apr 2021 2 minute read 1 comment Kovichni

Scuffles broke out in the Upper House during the approval of the highly controversial military doctrine which allows Japan, for the first time since WW2, to conduct and locate military warfare/personnel outside her own borders.But why now, why so muc...

At Least 51 Killed and Over 100 Injured in Taiwan Train Crash

3 Apr 2021 1 minute read 3 comments AverageVancouverite

At about 09:28 local time in the morning, a Taroko Express train operated by the Taiwan Railways Administration derailed in a tunnel after hitting an unoccupied construction flatbed vehicle that had slipped onto the tracks at the tunnel's mouth, resu...

Global Eyes: Innovative India...?

5 Mar 2021 5 minute read 0 comments CryptoHob0x

Global Eyes: A Look Around The Block(chain) As the Cryptosphere strives for legitimacy through pragmatic regulation, we see a very much individualistic approach by a variety of Nation States. Whilst some such as the United Kingdom have been fairly sl...