Japan began emphasizing healthy food for its students in the aftermath of World War II, when the government prioritized education and health as a way to catch up to the modernized West. For a decade after the war, school lunch food was still coming from international donations. Many older Japanese remember postwar school meals of powdered skim milk, bread and daikon radish. But by the 1970s, the school meal came to look much like the modern-day standard. These days, ethnic food (such as Korean or Italian) is mixed in once or twice per week.
Obama Pushes Rights With Chinese Students
By MARK McDONALD
President Obama said the U.S. would push for freedom of expression, political participation, respect for ethnic minorities and empowering women.
In China, A Different Brand of Buddhism
Ethnic Han Turning To Tibetan Doctrine For Guidance
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Armenian Minority In Turkey Hopes For Brighter Future
The mass killings of Armenians in 1915 by Turkey's then Ottoman rulers -- considered by many to have been genocide -- was followed by decades of mistrust and tension between Turks and Armenians.
Today, Turkey's surviving Armenian minority is caught in the middle. Many feel a strong connection to both ethnic groups and want move on from the bitterness and problems of the past. There are hopes in Istanbul that reconciliation is now possible.
希臘文字頭 ana 多表示up/back/again/anew 等義、所以Xenophon's Anabasis 色諾芬的《長征記》為 ana＋basis 表示「不斷奮進之義」。
extreme dislike or fear of foreigners, their customs, their religions, etc. ━━ n. 外国人ぎらい［恐怖症］.
Tiny State of Malta Struggles to Cope with Illegal Immigrants
Hundreds of African boat people arrive on the shores of the EU's smallest state, Malta every year. The tiny country is struggling to cope with the influx -- camps are bursting at the seams and xenophobia is on the rise.
Costas Mitsionis who sells wood-burning stoves at the central Athens Monastiraki market, rubs his hands with glee as he talks about the doubled demand for his product. His tiny shop is bursting at the seams with stoves in all colours and shapes piled on top of one another almost to the ceiling.
burst at the seams：片語，形容非常擁擠、超過正常容納量，如When all the family come home the house is bursting at the seams.（當全家族成員都到齊時，這房子恐怕會被擠爆。）亦可形容高興或驕傲得快要爆炸，如He nearly burst at the seams with pride.（他自豪得不得了。）
adjective━━ a. （極端に）外国人嫌いの, 外国恐怖症の.
a xenophobic mistrust of everything that isn't British
a person who strongly dislikes or fears foreigners, their customs, their religions, etc.
1 of a national or racial group of people:
A question on ethnic origin was included in the census.
The factory's workforce reflects the ethnic mix from which it draws its labour.
Conflicts between the different ethnic groups in the country exploded into civil war.
2 from a different race or interesting because characteristic of an ethnic group which is very different from those that are common in western culture:
noun [C] US
a person belonging to an ethnic group
ethnically related communities
noun [U] FORMAL