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Taiwan’s New Power Party Faces Crisis After Departure of Heavyweights
August 17, 2019
Taiwan’s New Power Party Faces Crisis After Departure of Heavyweights
Two legislators and the party chairperson have quit the NPP, throwing the “third force” party into turmoil.
Taiwan’s New Power Party Faces Crisis After Departure of Heavyweights
What Puts the K in K-pop?
August 15, 2019
What Puts the K in K-pop?
Non-Korean singers raise questions about race and identity in Korean pop music.
What Puts the K in K-pop?
The Kit Kat in Japan, a Transliteration Success
August 05, 2019
The Kit Kat in Japan, a Transliteration Success
Transliterating company names into Chinese and Japanese has contributed to the success of popular brands.
The Kit Kat in Japan, a Transliteration Success
Boxing Association Stripped of Olympic Status, But Boxing Cleared for Tokyo Games
July 17, 2019
Boxing Association Stripped of Olympic Status, But Boxing Cleared for Tokyo Games
The AIBA has been suspended and Rakhimov has resigned but boxing will still appear in the 2020 Tokyo Games.
Boxing Association Stripped of Olympic Status, But Boxing Cleared for Tokyo Games
New Zealand and Williamson Script Journey to Remember in 2019 Cricket World Cup
July 16, 2019
New Zealand and Williamson Script Journey to Remember in 2019 Cricket World Cup
New Zealand’s unconventional and rather unexpected path to the final was among the highlights of the 2019 World Cup.
New Zealand and Williamson Script Journey to Remember in 2019 Cricket World Cup
Rise of the Korean Zombie Thriller
July 12, 2019
Rise of the Korean Zombie Thriller
Mixing symbolic cinematography, imaginative storylines, and harsh societal critiques, Korea has joined the zombie craze.
Rise of the Korean Zombie Thriller
The Poll: An Indian Board Game Reflects Indian Society and Politics
July 03, 2019
The Poll: An Indian Board Game Reflects Indian Society and Politics
What does a board game tell us about today’s India? (A lot, actually.)
The Poll: An Indian Board Game Reflects Indian Society and Politics
Should Amateur Baseball Players Go Pro in South Korea and Japan?
June 29, 2019
Should Amateur Baseball Players Go Pro in South Korea and Japan?
Shifting trends in Major League Baseball open a potential window for teams in Japan and South Korea to compete for top amateur talent.
Should Amateur Baseball Players Go Pro in South Korea and Japan?
Taiwan’s Airline Employees Are Striking for the 2nd Time in 2019
June 27, 2019
Taiwan’s Airline Employees Are Striking for the 2nd Time in 2019
A strike by over 2,000 EVA Airways flight attendants is entering its second week, further dampening a difficult 2019 for the major Taiwan airline.
Taiwan’s Airline Employees Are Striking for the 2nd Time in 2019
Asia Stands up to 'Waste Colonialism'
June 20, 2019
Asia Stands up to 'Waste Colonialism'
Developing nations in Asia are no longer willing to receive metric tonnes of untreated, unsorted rubbish.
Asia Stands up to 'Waste Colonialism'
Labor Exploitation, Illegal Fishing Continue to Plague Asian Seas
June 14, 2019
Labor Exploitation, Illegal Fishing Continue to Plague Asian Seas
A new EJF report finds widespread violations in the global seafood industry, including in Taiwan, Vietnam, and elsewhere in Asia.
Labor Exploitation, Illegal Fishing Continue to Plague Asian Seas
Suketu Mehta’s Manifesto: <em>This Land is Our Land</em>
June 10, 2019
Suketu Mehta’s Manifesto: This Land is Our Land
This Land is Our Land is a defense of people’s right to migrate and a strong critique of Trump’s migration policies.
Suketu Mehta’s Manifesto: This Land is Our Land
Taiwan’s Democracy Is Utterly Confounded by Populist Mayor Han Kuo-yu
June 05, 2019
Taiwan’s Democracy Is Utterly Confounded by Populist Mayor Han Kuo-yu
The controversial Kaohsiung mayor, now a presidential frontrunner, was never supposed to make it this far. It’s an increasingly familiar story.
Taiwan’s Democracy Is Utterly Confounded by Populist Mayor Han Kuo-yu
Cutting Chopsticks From China's Food Delivery Waste
May 31, 2019
Cutting Chopsticks From China's Food Delivery Waste
China’s food delivery industry is searching for ways to make the sector more environmentally conscious, one order at a time.
Cutting Chopsticks From China's Food Delivery Waste
The Significance of Son Heung-min, South Korea’s Star Footballer
May 29, 2019
The Significance of Son Heung-min, South Korea’s Star Footballer
The 26-year-old striker for the Tottenham Hotspurs is one of South Korea’s most valuable cultural exports.
The Significance of Son Heung-min, South Korea’s Star Footballer
Coping With War, Afghans Turn to Art and Books
May 24, 2019
Coping With War, Afghans Turn to Art and Books
Dealing with decades of violence and war, Afghans turn to art and books to soothe their souls.
Coping With War, Afghans Turn to Art and Books
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