August 18, 2021 in Features

Pangolins and a Pandemic: The Evolving Chinese Wildlife Trade

Ask the average American what’s behind the COVID-19 pandemic and you’ll probably hear range of rather pedestrian answers that do not include the word “pangolins,” and certainly have nothing to…
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August 18, 2021 in Features

Say Yes to the West: Globalization of the Qipao

In the now-viral photo, Keziah Daum stands smiling with her date and friends on a white marble staircase before their prom celebration. Pre-dance photoshoots with a large group are incredibly…
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May 21, 2021 in Features

During Pandemic, Mother Daughter Movie Achieves Immense Success

Sitting on a bicycle backseat, her smile lighting up, Jia rattles down a list of presents she will buy her mother once Jia becomes successful and rich. On the front…
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May 21, 2021 in Features

As China Bars Reporters, Taiwan Emerges as a Journalist Hub

In early 2020, a series of escalations in media restrictions between China and the United States caught foreign journalists in a diplomatic crossfire.  The Foreign Correspondents’ Club of China 2020…
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May 19, 2021 in Features

Redefining Asian Identity: Art and Literature Across the Chinese Diaspora 

When Jiaqi Kang co-founded Sine Theta Magazine as a high school student in 2016, she knew she wanted to provide an artistic space for Sino creatives.  Sino, a term that…
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March 11, 2021 in Q&A

Audrey Tang: Taiwan’s Digital Minister on Harnessing Technology for Social Good

At 35, Audrey Tang (唐宗漢) was appointed as Taiwan's digital minister, a role that she also occupied as the country's first transgender and non-binary member of government. More recently, Tang…
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