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2018/09/14 | Global Voices

PHILIPPINES: Celebrating Chabanaco: Asia's Only Spanish Creole

Join the campaign to preserve a unique language of the southern Philippines.

2018/10/02 | Asia Dialogue

An Ode to Lo Ta-yu, a Taiwanese Cultural Icon & Mandopop Legend

Lo Ta-yu rose to superstardom in the 1980s and continues to influence Mandopop and Taiwanese music to this day.

2019/03/26 | TIME

China Cuts Nearly 2 Minutes of LGBT Content From Bohemian Rhapsody

Moviegoers were left confused by censorship in the Chinese release of Bohemian Rhapsody.

2018/11/02 | Atlas Obscura

Frozen in Time: Solving the Mystery of China's Most Remarkable Fossils

Unravel the series of cataclysmic events that resulted in a treasure trove of Cretaceous period fossils in northeast China.

2019/10/16 | CJ Sheu

‘Queering Voices’ Shorts Highlight Variety in Gender Experience

As Taiwan celebrates same-sex marriage legalization this year, the 2019 Women Make Waves Film Festival continues to voice the LGBT community’s concerns through its ‘Queering Voices’ series.

2018/10/07 | Global Voices

INDONESIA: Indie Film Festival Acts as a Lens Into Indigenous Papua

A new indie film festival gives a deeper look into the hardships and triumphs of Papua's indigenous amid ongoing land disputes and conflict with Jakarta.

2019/10/04 | TNL Feature

'Midnight Tod' Portrays an Inner Rebellion Between Flashes of Light

The 2019 Women Make Waves Film Festival takes place from 10/4 to 10/13 at SPOT Huashan Cinema in Taipei.

2018/11/09 | Saigoneer

VIETNAM: Pham Anh's Viral Oil Paintings Portray Hanoi's Inimitable Serenity

Journey through Hanoi's meandering, tranquil alleys courtesy of Vietnamese artist Pham Anh.

2019/01/04 | Global Voices

Dutch Photographer Armando Ello Explores Indo Identity

The photographer profiles the oft-forgotten identity of over two million Indos, or people with both Indonesian and European roots.

2018/11/17 | The Third Pole

REVIEW: The Himalayan Arc, Journeys East of South-east

Analysts, diplomats, journalists and authors give voice to a region that is growing in importance on the world stage.

2018/10/24 | New Bloom

INTERVIEW: Taiwan Labor Film Festival Screens Stories of Struggle and Solidarity

A chat with Catta Chou, curator of the 2018 Taiwan International Labor Film Festival – which is now underway in Taipei.

2017/05/11 | Roy Ngerng

School’s Out: How Singapore Keeps University Reserved for the Elites

[OPINION] The Singapore government is shutting out most Singaporeans from universities while keeping the door wide open to foreigners.