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2017/04/05 | Beyonder Times

Cross-Cultural Ambassador: Swaziland Sisters’ Fashion Dream

When African culture meets Austronesian culture in fashion, what kind of sparks will you expect? LIHIYA might give you some clues.

2017/03/23 | Sarah Karacs

Q&A: Beijing Writer Stanley Chan on How Sci-Fi is Changing China

Ultimately we have to learn to get used to a world that humans are no longer the protagonist but playing a supporting role.

2017/03/22 | Chen Yudan

What Food Tells Us About China’s Confused National Identity

Variety is the country’s culinary hallmark, but it doesn’t help the Chinese pin down exactly what it means to be Chinese.

2017/03/15 | Kirsten Han

Why Disney's 'Gay Moment' is Causing Hysteria in Singapore

The church's lack of acceptance has a very real impact on the mental health of LGBT people, writes Kirsten Han in Singapore.

2017/02/27 | Sarah Karacs

Can Cantopop Make a Comeback?

'Cantopop culture is a very important part of Hong Kong identity. Over the past few years the so-called 'local conscious' has risen, but Cantopop has been in decline.'

2017/02/19 | TaiwaneseCulture.org

RECIPE: Taiwanese Popcorn Chicken

This special snack is one of Taiwan's must-have street foods today.

2017/02/15 | James Baron

Odd Couple: Fuxing's Flak Towers Provide Blast from Taiwan's Past

While the towers are unlikely to scoop an award for aesthetics, they provide a glimpse of a period of Taiwan's modern history that, like their embrasures, expands to offer a macroscopic view when probed.    

2017/02/14 | Marie-Alice McLean-Dreyfus

Kung-Fu Yoga: China's Soft Power Drive Goes Awry

Reviews have slammed it as a "mangled mess" and a "snoozefest masquerading as a film," but what else does it say about China's soft power drive?

2017/02/05 | Sarah Karacs

INTERVIEW: The Resurgence of Ink Art with Hong Kong’s Wilson Shieh

The News Lens talks to acclaimed artist Wilson Shieh, who fuses together traditional techniques to depict his singular vision of Hong Kong

2017/02/04 | Luke Corbin

Brewing Anew in Burma

Myanmar has opened its first craft beer brewery. Luke Corbin gives us a taste of what the future may hold for a growing industry.

2017/02/01 | Steven Crook

Guabao: Getting a Handle on the Taiwanese 'Hamburger' (Plus Recipe)

Compared to the cult-like veneration of beef noodles, hot pot, and stinky tofu in Taiwan, the guabao (割包 or 刈包) is an underappreciated snack. What English-speakers often call 'the Taiwanese hamburger' is available in every town and city, but certainly not on every street, nor even in many night markets.

2017/01/30 | Michael Beltran

Do We Need Miss Universe?

Miss Universe is more than just a beauty pageant to many in the Philippines.

2017/01/27 | Matthew Fulco

Exploring Taipei’s Speakeasies

The drink of choice is usually Japanese whiskey, sometimes in innovative cocktails.