“Colonial” in the news
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· Ivory Coast’s Vice President Duncan resigns, days after PM’s death →
Decades on, 'hidden children' forced into orphanages of colonial France remain traumatised
· An empire at home: the pitfalls of being brown in the NHS →
But as the colonial project waned, staffing shortages meant that Indians were gradually able to train and work as doctors, though always having lower status than their white counterparts.
The New York Times
· In ‘Pew,’ a Mysterious Stranger Tests a Small Town’s Tolerance →
Pew would prefer not to be called anything; to name, in this novel, is to take colonial possession.
· Late war hero Paik's burial site decided after discussions with family: defense ministry →
But detractors claim Paik doesn't even deserve burial at any national cemetery, let alone the Seoul cemetery, citing records that he served in a pro-Japanese military force and cracked down on Korean guerilla forces fighting for independence from Japan's 1910-45 colonial rule.
· Today in Korean history →
1907 -- Lee Jun, a Korean patriot, dies by suicide by slashing his belly with a knife in The Hague after he was blocked from attending an international peace meeting in the Dutch city, where he wanted to protest Japan's colonial subjugation of the Korean Peninsula.
The Japan Times
· Rising star Collin Morikawa outguns Thomas in dramatic playoff to win Workday Charity Open →
Morikawa lost on the first extra hole at Colonial by missing a 3-foot putt.
· Rising star Morikawa outguns Thomas in dramatic PGA playoff →
“We got number one (win) out of the way, we got number two — let the gates just open and let’s keep going because obviously it was a tough loss at Colonial a month ago, but I learned a lot.
The New York Times
· Collin Morikawa Is Near-Perfect to Beat Justin Thomas in Playoff →
Morikawa, who lost a playoff at Colonial last month by missing a 3-foot putt, wouldn’t let this one go.