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2020/06/13 | Daphne K. Lee
Black Lives Matter Rallies in Taipei
Hundreds attended a Taipei rally in solidarity with the global Black Lives Matter movement.
2020/03/23 | Milo Hsieh
They Told Me to Go Back to China. Then Came the Coronavirus.
A Taiwanese student studying in Europe recounts his experience in the weeks leading up to the global lockdown.
2020/03/12 | Voice of America
Not Just Coronavirus: Asians Have Worn Face Masks for Decades
People from Japan into Southeast Asia cover their mouths to deflect exhaust, pollution, and cold air, while some hide their faces.
2019/08/13 | The Interpreter
'Brownface' Backlash Reveals Systematic Racism in Singapore
Racism is a recurring discussion in Singapore and state-owned companies have done little to reflect on their mistakes.
2017/10/01 | Dana Fahadi
Does Asia Have a Skin-Deep Racism Problem?
Deep down inside, do we Asians feel that white people are superior to us and other races with darker skins?
Korea's First Black Model is Facing Widespread Racism
Some mixed-race children in South Korea are bullied at school and constantly taunted as 'tuigi,' a derogatory term that literally means cross-bred animals.
2017/06/05 | Eraldo S. Santos
BOOK REVIEW: 'The New York Riots of 1964 and The War on Crime'
Resonating with current discussions on racism and police brutality, this book will prove an inspiring read for those questioning the relationship between discourses of law and order and the reproduction of collective fear, writes Eraldo S. Santos.
2017/04/19 | Kuan Chen
Airline’s Indigenous Name Bungle Reveals Taiwanese ‘Ignorance’
'When I go to Starbucks and order my drink with my indigenous name, the staff ask me politely if they are not sure how to pronounce my name. That’s called respect.”
2017/02/01 | Peter Cai
Can Australia Capitalize on its Chinese Advantage?
Australia must capitalize on the Chinese diaspora, writes Peter Cai.
2017/01/17 | Keith Menconi
INTERVIEW: Viral Video Blogger on Busting Japan's Sex, Racism and Gender Myths
YouTuber 'That Japanese Man Yuta,' with view counts numbering in the hundreds of thousands, is working to fill the void left by the international media's sweeping coverage of Japanese society.
2016/12/06 | Rachel King
One of the First Hollywood Heartthrobs Was a Smoldering Japanese Actor. What Happened?
Today, there aren't many Asian film hunks. But in 1915, Sessue Hayakawa was among the first sex symbols.
2016/10/18 | ZiQing Low
Crime, Racism Tar China-US Study Ties
The rapid increase in the number of Chinese students at U.S. universities has brought a wave of social problems, including isolated incidents of crime and racism.
Are the Chinese Racist?
'It is spurious to claim, without substantial evidence, that racist views are more common among Chinese, not speak of any insinuation that Chinese in general are racists.'
2016/08/29 | Malaysiakini
Namewee: Don’t Go After Taiwanese Band
MV controversy: 'If you want to hold someone responsible, then let it be me alone.'
2016/08/09 | Malaysiakini
Malaysian Actor Boycotts Film Festival Over Awards Segregation
A well-known Malaysian actor and filmmaker is protesting racial segregation at a major film awards.