By Jessie Yang, The University of Hong Kong
After leaving Hong Kong to study abroad in California, I encountered more than a few surprises in this incredibly complex country.
The author behind ‘The First Paradise of Fang Siqi,’ a novel that Han described as ‘a young girl falling in love with her rapist,’ has sent shockwaves through Taiwanese society.
Lin has made a name for himself with his theatre criticism, but faces a challenge in overcoming the discouraging consumption trends of his young country.
From its roots in New Taiwanese Cinema, to Ang Lee’s award-winning ‘Brokeback Mountain,’ the tiny island is making big waves in the film industry.
Yes, the women are wealthy and their estates are oceanside, but the hit series uses its elitism to tease out a deeper point.
After spending several months studying in America, these are the differences I’ve noticed between the two systems.
After visiting with a few other foreign-exchange students, I couldn’t help but notice how similar the country is to another communist nation.
Yannie Chan, an award-winning hip-hop dancer and student, spent several months alone to re-orient her sense of pace.
What does the removal of Korea’s first democratically elected female president mean for the country?
With a potential audience of more than 1.3 billion, the economic powerhouse has decided to set its sights on movies.
To find out how the complex politics of Southeast Asia affect local students, I spoke with several transplants.
Gurung, a student at Hong Kong University, went from sleeping on floors to being the first in her family to attend college.
With political tensions taut, a Trump presidency may well destabilize an already-delicate coexistence.
Despite routinely interrogating dissident writers, the government is losing its ability to control the message.
Having gone to school in Hong Kong and California, I know that what people think about American students generally depends on how many of them they know.
By joining human nature with elements of science fiction, the series forces viewers to question their own realities.
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