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2018/12/21 | Atlas Obscura
How Exiled Chinese Muslims Gave Kyrgyzstan Its Culinary Crown Jewel
The Dungan people brought their signature noodles to Kyrgyzstan, much to the delight of Kyrgyz people.
2018/12/20 | Nick Aspinwall
Unpacking the Swift Chinese Netizen Clapback to Lil Pump's Racist Song
When Chinese netizens slide past censors to air their grievances, they're key cogs in a massive and well-oiled outrage machine.
2018/12/14 | Jules Quartly
PHOTO STORY: Bling, Bling, Who’s Calling at Taipei Fashion Week?
Taipei Fashion Week dialed up the excitement with four days of runway shows and the hope is, this is the start of something big.
2018/12/13 | Stellina Chen
CARTOON: China Gets Carried 'Huawei' in Tit-for-Tat Canadian Retaliation
In the words of Bob Dylan, the story of tit-for-tat retaliation 'Couldn't help, but make me feel ashamed to live in a land where justice is a game.'
2018/12/12 | Kate Nicholson
REVIEW: ‘The Misused’ Highlights Taiwan’s Special Knack for Upcycling
Two young Taiwanese designers plundered hardware stores to create contemporary homewares inspired by the predilection for grass-roots improvisation abundant in rural Taiwan.
2018/12/07 | Kate Nicholson
Golden Pin 2018: Global Influencers Say Sustainable Design Is Key to Success
At Taiwan's annual Golden Pin Design Award forum, four renowned designers offered a checklist for using design to build sustainable societies.
ART REVIEW: Loaded Guns in 'The Flying Land'
'Vase of an Anti-Aircraft Gun' is Japanese artist Tatzu Nishi’s first large-scale installation in Taiwan. Juxtaposing an ordinary living room with a weapon of war, the work speaks to issues of displacement, curatorial conflict of interest, and power.
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.
2018/11/16 | The Conversation
Borneo Cave Paintings of Wild Cattle Emerge as World's Earliest Figurative Art
Cave paintings discovered in Malaysian Borneo in the 1990s have been revealed to be much older than first thought.
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.
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.