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'Luoyang' to debut on iQiyi worldwide 30 Nov 2021
With the demand for Asian content steadily on the rise across the world, Chinese-language content is also becoming increasingly popular among viewers worldwide. Working with industry talent, iQiyi hopes to introduce more Chinese-language content to more international audiences ... .

Japan Grants and Administrative Officer, Tara

Reliefweb 30 Nov 2021
Tara is a new philanthropic initiative in Asia. Tara’s vision is a just and thriving Asia powered by renewable energy ... You will also. ... Additionally, you have. ... · Native level Japanese and very good English language skills (essential). · Working and residency rights for Japan or the Asian country you reside in (mandatory) ... .

Weekend Long Read: Eminent Historian Wang Gungwu on Sinic Civilization’s Continental and Maritime Interactions

Caixin Online 27 Nov 2021
There, he became the director of the East Asian Institute as well as chairman of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy ... I was struck by the fact that the Central Asians did not have a written language, nor what I would deem “civilization” ― a unique, stable, and powerful state with a sustained history record.

LA County redistricting: With time of the essence, commission zeroes in on the final-final map

LA Daily News 27 Nov 2021
communities, as a county citizens commission strides toward drafting the final boundaries for the county’s new election districts ... As a Dec ... “Dec ... Base draft map B-1 ... Map F ... New law means Veterans benefits will be printed in multiple languages ... Asian/Pacific Islander groups battle to keep San Gabriel Valley communities together as 1 district.

Vedanta Chairman Anil Agarwal bags Asian Business Philanthropy Award 2021

Suryaa 26 Nov 2021
The Asian Business Award, now in its 23rd year, is hosted every year by Eastern Eye, Britain's biggest selling English language Asian newspaper. The award is known for celebrating Asian entrepreneurship and business success, wherein the winners are honoured at the annual gathering of the UK's wealthiest and most successful businessmen and women.

Head of Mission / Country Director Myanmar (f/m/d)

Reliefweb 26 Nov 2021
Our main focus is on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) ... ... ... Experience in WaSH, DRR and / or basic infrastructure Language knowledge in German Working experience in an Asian context Knowledge in Funds of Donors (like BMZ, UN Ocha Pooled Based Fund, DFID, Unicef) Knowledge especially in implementing emergency relief projects and transitional aid ... .

China Says It Will Shun Hegemony in Disputed Asian Sea; Does It Mean That?

Voa News 25 Nov 2021
Xi's comments have been met with skepticism among ASEAN member states because Southeast Asian leaders have heard similar language before, said Jay Batongbacal, international maritime affairs professor at the University of the Philippines in Quezon City.

'China threat' rhetoric another form of hate crime: China Daily editorial

China Daily 24 Nov 2021
Fear, ignorance and misinformation about the novel coronavirus have led to a growing number of racist attacks in the United States against anyone who looks Asian ... It's rival of the "yellow peril" language of yesteryear stoking public fear of and hostility toward Asians.

UN expert warns of near 'tyranny' against voting rights of US minorities amid GOP attacks

Alternet 24 Nov 2021
The "most notable" measure is "a Texan omnibus legislation that disproportionately impacts on African-American, Hispanic, and Asian minorities," de Varennes said, pointing out that the law "makes it harder for those who face language access barriers, mainly minorities, to get ...

ONE: Experiencing unity in the Spirit

The Baptist Messenger 23 Nov 2021
People using 13 different heart languages sang, prayed, read Scripture ... 1-6 in their language ... Voices of Asian, Native American, Hispanic and African American were joined in leading worship in multiple languages and singing a new song entitled “ONE” written for the occasion by Randy Lind, Brad Henderson and Cliff Duren.

A choice to stream or watch QCinema 2021 on the big screen

The Manila Times 23 Nov 2021
Viewers in-person screenings at Gateway Cineplex 10 and online streaming via ... Theatrical screenings ... The film, which stars Tilda Swinton, is the acclaimed director's first English language film. QCinema's screening will mark its Southeast Asian premiere at Gateway Cineplex 10 with other much-acclaimed films ... .

Congressional gerrymandering by Texas Republicans cut out the heart of Houston’s Asian community

Raw Story 22 Nov 2021
Vietnamese is the third most-spoken language in Texas, and the half of Texas households that "speak English less than very well" speak in Asian and Pacific Islander languages, according to a report from the Texas governor's office ... Across hundreds of cultures and languages, Asian ...

British-born brothers reveal how they grew up in Liverpool not talking to Vietnamese-speaking MOTHER after ...

The Daily Mail 22 Nov 2021
The duo are now prouder than ever of their heritage, and hope to pick up more of the language before visiting the South East Asian country ... The duo are now prouder than ever of their heritage, and hope to pick up more of the language before visiting the South East Asian country.

How ‘Squid Game’ Became a Global Sensation

New York Observer 22 Nov 2021
The simple answer, according to Dafna Zur, an associate professor in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures and the director of the Center for East Asian Studies at Stanford, is that it’s plain old fashioned good.

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