Of the four honorees at the American National Book Awards, three of them are women of color. Nikky Finney, Professor of English and... more
India is renowned for its extraordinary jewellery and handicrafts; too bad India is more than 10,000 kilometres away. Now there is a way... more
Mommy, can I be a Middle Eastern terrorist this Halloween?
Not words you would likely hear a child say when selecting a Halloween... more
Walking around a multicultural neighborhood like Flushing, Queens, you can see a grand Hindu temple, Japanese cosmetic boutiques, and... more
W+K Shanghai, a creative communications firm, recently brought together NeochaEDGE, a Shanghai-based creative agency, and Nike Sportswear... more
Sex sells. Did you click on this link because of its unconventional title?
Last December, Craigslist pulled its 'erotic services' section... more
Muslim women may not be legally entitled to concealing their mouths in France, but that doesn't mean they will necessarily be silenced.... more
Ronaldo Fraga's 2011 Fall Collection was inspired by two great Brazilian artists; Athos Bulcão and Oscar Niemeyer. Bulcão the... more
The burqa ban in France was in full force on April 11th, avidly supported by Nicolas Sarkozy, the President of France. With many lauding... more
Whether visual or performing, an artist's passion and dedication to their craft is like no other. Muralists display particularly intense... more
CNNGo, CNN's beta site that focuses on 6 Asian cities (Bangkok, Hong Kong, Mumbai, Shanghai, Singapore and Tokyo), recently published a... more
If Maclean's magazine thinks readers will forget about its "Too Asian?" article in the new year, it's wrong.
The now infamous piece... more
A couple mornings ago, I woke up to a flood of Facebook posts from friends in Alexandria, Egypt - the city where the New Year's bombing... more
Although China is transitioning into one of the major economic forces in the 21st century, controversial race issues with old origins are... more
They are called "herbivore men."
Gentle and cautious, these Japanese men prefer being friends with women, reject 70-hour work weeks and... more
History is an interesting thing. Take for example this story about new findings from Chinese archaeologists in Kenya.
It turns out that... more
Artist Yoriko Gillard explores culture, generation gaps and femininity in her gallery and performance art shows. Just last Wednesday she... more
For the first time in Vancouver, Filipinos and Canadians alike will be able to celebrate Filipino culture in a huge outdoor street parade... more
The issue of color and beauty is something that has plagued the fashion and entertainment industry in Asia for some time now. In a stark... more
I was born in Las Pinas, in Metro Manila, Philippines, in 1982. My family moved to Surrey, BC, Canada in 1989, when I was still in the... more