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South Korea’s 2 New Year Celebrations
January 15, 2019
South Korea’s 2 New Year Celebrations
South Korea’s two New Years celebrations comes with an array of foods and rituals to celebrate with family.
South Korea’s 2 New Year Celebrations
Beats in the Himalayas: The Rise of Nepali Hip Hop
January 03, 2019
Beats in the Himalayas: The Rise of Nepali Hip Hop
Young Nepalis are discovering a new form of artistic self-expression.
Beats in the Himalayas: The Rise of Nepali Hip Hop
Adopt a Heritage: Who Will Save the Everest Estate in India?
January 02, 2019
Adopt a Heritage: Who Will Save the Everest Estate in India?
George Everest’s mansion is decrepit and New Delhi wants a private company to adopt it.
Adopt a Heritage: Who Will Save the Everest Estate in India?
Boozing in Beijing
December 18, 2018
Boozing in Beijing
Exploring hybrid concepts in the Beijing food and beverage space.
Boozing in Beijing
Bridging Cultures Through Music: K-pop, China, and the US
December 07, 2018
Bridging Cultures Through Music: K-pop, China, and the US
Kevin Shin trained to be a K-pop star. He’s now making hip hop hits in China.
Bridging Cultures Through Music: K-pop, China, and the US
Taiwan’s Direct Democracy Experiment Stumbles at the Polls
December 06, 2018
Taiwan’s Direct Democracy Experiment Stumbles at the Polls
In 2017, the ruling DPP reformed the Referendum Act. The first referendum votes under the new act did not go smoothly.
Taiwan’s Direct Democracy Experiment Stumbles at the Polls
Finding Love in China’s Marriage Markets
November 27, 2018
Finding Love in China’s Marriage Markets
One man’s experience explaining the search for love in China.
Finding Love in China’s Marriage Markets
The Sentinels of the Sentinelese
November 26, 2018
The Sentinels of the Sentinelese
India was right to deny access to one of the world’s last unresearched tribes.
The Sentinels of the Sentinelese
The Geopolitics of Language in the Himalayas
November 09, 2018
The Geopolitics of Language in the Himalayas
The Himalayas are a global center for linguistic diversity. But that diversity is at risk.
The Geopolitics of Language in the Himalayas
A Risky Choice: Rakhimov Elected President of Amateur Boxing Federation
November 06, 2018
A Risky Choice: Rakhimov Elected President of Amateur Boxing Federation
The IOC, responding to Rakhimov’s election, expressed “grave” concern over judging scandals, anti-doping, and governance.
A Risky Choice: Rakhimov Elected President of Amateur Boxing Federation
Is Taiwan’s Drive to Legalize Gay Marriage Descending Into Chaos?
November 06, 2018
Is Taiwan’s Drive to Legalize Gay Marriage Descending Into Chaos?
With contradictory referendums set to hit November ballots, LGBTQ advocates are critical of President Tsai for not acting sooner.
Is Taiwan’s Drive to Legalize Gay Marriage Descending Into Chaos?
Aasia Bibi and the Plight of Pakistan’s Untouchables
November 05, 2018
Aasia Bibi and the Plight of Pakistan’s Untouchables
An altercation between a Christian woman and Muslim women was based on a Hindu custom.
Aasia Bibi and the Plight of Pakistan’s Untouchables
2 Central Asians and the Future of Olympic Boxing
October 31, 2018
2 Central Asians and the Future of Olympic Boxing
A Kazakh boxing legend and an Uzbek businessman face off for leadership of the scandal-ridden International Boxing Association.
2 Central Asians and the Future of Olympic Boxing
Is This the Start of an Illegal Fishing Crackdown in Taiwan?
October 25, 2018
Is This the Start of an Illegal Fishing Crackdown in Taiwan?
Taiwan authorities halt Fuh Sheng No. 11 for labor violations. Are Taiwan’s fishing practices finally changing?
Is This the Start of an Illegal Fishing Crackdown in Taiwan?
Singapore: Crazy Rich But Still Behind on Gay Rights
October 24, 2018
Singapore: Crazy Rich But Still Behind on Gay Rights
Singapore’s protection of its LGBT community leaves much to be desired.
Singapore: Crazy Rich But Still Behind on Gay Rights
Commercializing Tradition in Yunnan, China
October 11, 2018
Commercializing Tradition in Yunnan, China
An interview with Thiago Braga on pu’er tea culture and industry
Commercializing Tradition in Yunnan, China
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