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Gay Rights a Non-Issue for Asian Leaders at Sochi

INTERNATIONAL | By Ken Moritsugu | Feb 7
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Chinese counterpart appear not to be bothered by the international ruckus over Russia’s law restricting gay rights.

Debuting the Next Generation of Asian Pacific American Fashion Designers

With the success of designers like Phillip Lim and Alexander Wang, and the recent launch of Jason Wu at Target, the influence of Asian Americans in the fashion industry is more prominent than ever.

Asian Sensibility at Newest Luxury Spa in Swiss Alps

The Alpina Gstaad, the newest luxury hotel to open in this Swiss Alpine village in 100 years, will feature a Six Senses Spa, melding Swiss Alpine architecture with an Asian sensibility.

The Charms of Taiwan: The Photos

Apr 5
As the Chinese proverb has it, "Don’t listen to what they say. Go see." The Portuguese rechristened Taiwan "Formosa," meaning "beautiful island." Check out these photos of some of Taiwan’s charms.

The Tasty Charms of Taiwan

By Mark Thompson | Apr 5
One of Asia’s most progressive countries for LGBT rights, Taiwan hosts the largest LGBT event in Asia. A country in rapid transition, what you see today will be vastly different in another ten years. Or as the motto has it: "The time for Taiwan is now."

Taiwan’s Eco-Tourism Programs Attract International Travelers

Feb 26
With lush-green mountains towering over 13,000 feet and a sub-tropical climate, Taiwan offers a variety of incredible natural resources and was recently named by Lonely Planet as one of the "Top 10 Best Countries to Visit in 2012."

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