Daphne K. Lee
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Daphne K. Lee is a New York-based journalist covering food and culture. She’s a former editor at The News Lens International.
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What Clubhouse Achieved When It Slipped Behind China’s Firewall
The tolerant and open space on Clubhouse, however short-lived, prefigured a world in which prejudice and regional conflicts can be resolved, or at least managed to a less volatile level, through dialogue.
Desire for Perfection: Asia’s First iPhone Feature Film ‘I WeirDO’
Touted as Asia’s first feature film to be entirely shot on an iPhone, 'I WeirDO' examines human affection through a relationship built upon obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Netflix Underwhelms With ‘Over the Moon’
Besides its Moon Festival themes and a nearly all-Asian cast of voice actors, there's not much new in Netflix's 'Over the Moon.'
Chloé Zhao’s ‘Nomadland’: An Oscar-Deserving Ode To the American West
Arriving at major film festivals during a time of heightened alienation, 'Nomadland' offers a quiet salute to human connection.
Violent Waves Can't Stop Keelung's Midsummer Ghost Festival
Once a year, spirits from the underworld are released into the world for a monthlong "summer vacation."
Taiwan’s Covid-19 Testing Strategy Divides Public Health Experts
A canceled press conference on Covid-19 antibody testing is the latest episode dividing Taiwan’s public health experts.
#FreeAgnes Campaign Shows Solidarity With Hong Kong Activists
Agnes Chow, a well-known Hong Kong pro-democracy activist, has received strong displays of solidarity from supporters in Japan.
Tech Talent Platform CakeResume Raises $900,000 In Seed Funding
CakeResume, a Taiwanese start-up, has raised US$900,000 in seed funding for its goal of building a tech talent pool spanning across Asia.
FunNow Thrives in Taiwan's Domestic Tourism Recovery
While most tourism-adjacent businesses have been battered by Covid-19, FunNow's focus on the domestic market has been key to its unlikely success.
Hong Kong’s National Security Law May Endanger Foreign Nationals
Beijing has granted itself extraterritorial power with Hong Kong's draconian national security law, which may endanger foreign nationals who offer any form of assistance to Hongkongers.