Malaysia Sends First Female Cadet to AXE Apollo Space Academy
Story by Taylor Weik After facing sexist comments over Facebook in Malaysia’s AXE Apollo Space Race for being the only female contestant out of the 15 applicants, Roshini Muniam was announced the wiREAD MORE
Beauty Marketers Know When You Feel The Ugliest, Sell You Make Up In Return
A new study by marketing planning agency PHD has identified the prime times during the week when beauty marketers should sell products to women. Surprisingly (or perhaps, unsurprisingly), they say tREAD MORE
Racist Calls Miss Philippines a Poor Smelly Maid
We were wrong. For once we thought the Asian community could have a win without a large of show of racist backlash. We thought we were safely out of the woods and had avoided another Nina Davuluri ordREAD MORE
What Does Obamacare Mean For Asian Americans?
There are various opinions to the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare. Some of you may be completely for it, others may be strongly against it and some (though we hope many of you donREAD MORE
U.S. Protests Miss World Results: Is Megan Young Filipino or American?
This past Saturday, the 2013 Miss World pageant was won by 23-year-old Miss Philippines, Megan Young. Held in Indonesia, the Miss World 2013 pageant had contestants from 127 countries competing for tREAD MORE
China Loosens Its Grip: Plans To Unblock Facebook & Twitter in Shanghai
The strict firewalls surrounding China’s Internet access may be slowly coming down, albeit in a small section of Shanghai. As reported by the South China Morning Post, Chinese officials have agrREAD MORE
Nina Davuluri Caught Off Guard By Julie Chen Question, But Not By Racist Haters
Since winning the title of Miss America, Nina Davuluri has become the nationwide center of attention. From racist haters to supportive members of the community, just about everyone seemed compelled toREAD MORE
The Cost of Beauty: A Look Into Korea’s High Rate of Plastic Surgery
Based in Brooklyn and Seoul, photographer Ji Yeo strives to call attention to a very controversial aspect of South Korea’s modern-day culture: plastic surgery. In her series “Beauty RecoveREAD MORE
“Ladies, It’s Your Fault”: Satirical Anti-Rape Video by Bollywood Actress Kalki Koechlin
Known for her films Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara and Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, Bollywood actress Kalki Koechlin has joined forces with TV presenter Juhi Pandey for the video AIB365: It’s Your FauREAD MORE
Hello Kitty Jet Makes First Flight to the U.S.
Story by Taylor Weik. They may have launched a Cartoon Network-themed line of trains back in July, but now Taiwan isn’t the only country who gets to experience cartoon travel firsthand. TaiwaREAD MORE