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2018/08/10 | Saigoneer
VIETNAM: Abandoned Waterpark Hosts Indonesian Singer Niki's 'Warpaint' Video
The abandoned Ho Thuy Tien Waterpark outside of Hue offers a timeless backdrop for an empowering musical journey.
Taiwan Resorts Bet on Hospitality as Hotel Price War Looms
Taiwanese resorts must double down on service amid the prospect of a price war.
2018/08/03 | Saigoneer
PHOTOS: Malaysian Artist Brings the Past to Life in Miniature
Lim Pui Wan fell into doll design after reading a Taiwanese book on the craft as a child.
2018/07/21 | Asian Pop Weekly
Reality Check: Are Chinese Televised Singing Competitions Good for Mandopop?
Chinese singing competitions display the proud legacy of Mandopop to their billions of viewers. However, they may be deflating the value of originality in music.
2018/07/21 | Asian Pop Weekly
Reality Check: How Chinese Singing Shows Create Content, Not Stars
The singing competitions taking over Chinese TV shift the Mandopop balance of power to China, but fail to prop up the future careers of their contestants.
2018/07/21 | Asian Pop Weekly
Reality Check: Chinese Televised Singing Competitions and Brand China
China's televised singing competitions are taking the world by storm and doing wonders for brand China, but there's more to Mandopop than what you see on screen.
PHOTO ESSAY: A Journey Along India's Assam-Nagaland Insurgent Border
The 400-km-plus border in northeast India, site of periodic eruptions of conflict, also bears witness to friendship, family and hope.
2018/07/20 | Stellina Chen
CARTOON: Saturday Night Dive
Attempts to launch 'Saturday Night Live' in China have hit predictable headwinds.
2018/07/06 | Saigoneer
ILLUSTRATION: Artist Inks Vietnam's Iconic Musical Instruments
The ink on postage stamp illustrations act as a powerful expression of Vietnam's traditional musical culture.
2018/06/27 | TNL Staff
Japanese Manga Commemorates Birth of Filipino Hero Jose Rizal
Japanese creatives have released a free manga commemorating the 157th anniversary of the birth of Philippine national hero Jose Rizal.