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Game of Fans: China and India’s Reception of the Game of Thrones
October 02, 2017

Game of Fans: China and India’s Reception of the Game of Thrones

By Antonina Luszczykiewicz and Krzysztof Iwanek
The popular HBO show left an imprint even on Chinese and Indian pop culture.

Remembering Junaid Jamshed: From ‘Pakistan Pakistan’ to ‘Medina Medina’
December 13, 2016

Remembering Junaid Jamshed: From ‘Pakistan Pakistan’ to ‘Medina Medina’

By Krzysztof Iwanek
Junaid Jamshed was a pop icon, a fashion designer, a businessman – and a devout Islamic preacher.
A Creative Vision for Tomorrow's Pakistan: A Conversation with Adnan Malik
August 17, 2015

A Creative Vision for Tomorrow's Pakistan: A Conversation with Adnan Malik

By Zareen Muzaffar
The Diplomat speaks with Adnan Malik about Pakistan's entertainment industry.

How Chinese and Americans Understand Culture
March 05, 2015

How Chinese and Americans Understand Culture

By Brent Crane
The two countries seem to have very different perspectives when it comes to their culture.

January 01, 2011

Will Manhwa Catch Manga?

Comics are getting a boost thanks to the iPad. Does this mean Korean comics will now get a share of the spotlight too?

Japan Loves Its Leggy, Cool K-Pop
December 24, 2010

Japan Loves Its Leggy, Cool K-Pop

Female Korean pop groups are taking off overseas—especially in Japan. Is K-Pop success thanks to more leg…and talent?

Levi's, China Kiss & Make-Up
August 25, 2010

Levi's, China Kiss & Make-Up

China and Levi’s have forgiven and forgotten—in the name of affordable jeans.

August 21, 2010

North Korea’s Twitter Tactics

Has the DPRK enlisted Twitter in a propaganda war against its international enemies?

July 20, 2010

Golden Dragon Takes Gold

An Indonesian group with a surprising quality has taken the title of ASEAN’s best band.

ASEAN’s Best Band
July 16, 2010

ASEAN’s Best Band

A new large-scale talent contest has determined the next big music group in South-east Asia.

Korea’s Break-Dance Faith
June 29, 2010

Korea’s Break-Dance Faith

Can breakdancing bring more tourists to South Korea? In the eyes of some, yes.

K-Pop Propaganda
June 16, 2010

K-Pop Propaganda

South Korea may use their girl pop groups as a form of ‘warfare’ against the North.

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