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IN villages across eastern Myanmar, a popular childhood game #8211; hide-and-seek #8211; is being given a new twist by that country's military government.
Some Japanese prisoners are keeping an ancient carpet-weaving tradition alive due to a shortage of artisans, writes MARI YAMAGUCHI.
The people of Sarawak, native and immigrant alike, fared relatively well under the Japanese yoke, writes OOI KEAT GIN. While there was hardship and deprivation, it was mild compared to the suffering endured by others in the region.
Batu Lintang, now a peaceful campus in Kuching where teachers learn their craft, was once a notorious prison camp used to hold the enemies of Japan. OOI KEAT GIN recounts the ordeal of those who survived, and the many who did not.