For the first time, there are now more rich Chinese people than there are American ones, a study by Credit Suisse revealed.
As of the middle of this year, 100 million Chinese people now rank in the global top 10% compared to 99 million Americans.
Naomi Osaka has a literal deadline on her hands of whether to be Japanese or American.
A lot of attention has been given to Osaka before when it comes to her race. Her mother is Japanese and her father is Haitian, and while she was born in Japan, she has lived the majority of her life in America. During her rise to stardom, many took issue with media outlets touting her as a Japanese star while seemingly ignoring her Haitian roots as a multiracial-Black American. However, referring to her as a Japanese star also refers to the fact that she is an athlete representing the nation of Japan, which serves as half of her nationality. That is not to say, however, that Osaka still faces micro-aggressions in Japan over how culturally Japanese she really is.
The obese American man who harassed and traumatized EVA Air flight attendants by ordering them to wipe him after defecating has, despite being banned, successfully booked more flights with the same airline.
According to Shanghaiist via Taiwan News, the unnamed man booked a two part flight with EVA Air for May 17, which would take him from Bangkok to Taipei and finally to Los Angeles. The man has reportedly booked over 20 flights with EVA in the past; in fact, this past incident was the second such incident recorded wherein the man bizarrely harassed flight attendants to wipe his butt after using the bathroom.
A woman in Portland, Oregon took to Facebook to expose a racist lady who accused her of illegally “crossing the border” with her family.
Selina Cairel says that she’s normally silent on social media, but the incident on Tuesday night had left her “very upset.”
An American girl who recently appeared on South Korean TV has embarked on the grueling journey of becoming a K-pop idol.
Maria, 17, fell in love with K-pop after listening to EXO’s “Call Me Baby” a few years ago.
An American man who moved to China eight years ago is making headlines for his determination to become a Chinese citizen.
Brent W., originally from Florida, arrived in the country in 2010 to work as a chief representative of an online company in Hong Kong.
An American teacher in Vietnam was forced to issue an apology after angering many Vietnamese netizens and eventually drawing the attention of the local communist government by insulting a late national hero on Facebook.
English language teacher Daniel Hauer, who has been living in Hanoi for five years, was caught in the controversy after commenting that he was getting a genital piercing with a part in the shape of Gen. Vo Nguyen Giap, a revered figure known for his heroics against the French and Americans.
A 31-year-old American man wanted on sex charges in Virginia was arrested in Cambodia.
Authorities found Samuel Douglas Lovejoy at a fish market in the city of Kampot on Tuesday, Jan. 9.
Documentaries have been winning Oscars since 1942. At the time, 25 films were nominated for the inaugural category, which later branched into feature and short films.
However, their history of recognition dates back to the year before, when one received an Honorary Academy Award for its superb storytelling of China’s resistance to Japan in the earlier part of World War II.
An Asian American mother from Georgia was recently arrested by local authorities for fatally shooting a teenage boy who reportedly got her daughter pregnant.
According to Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Paw Law shot and killed her daughter’s fiancé, 17-year-old Nyatole Eh, inside their flat on East Ponce de Leon Avenue on October 8. Law, who has been charged with murder, is now detained in DeKalb County Jail.
A 62-year-old American man passionate about China has been making headlines for his act of volunteerism and unquestionable affinity to local culture.
Terry Crossman, who goes by his Chinese alias Gao Tianrui, has become an instant celebrity in the country after applying to be a “Xicheng Dama.”
An elderly American woman recently went to Malaysia expecting to come face-to-face with the “dashing construction tycoon” she met online, only to discover that her internet romance was part of an elaborate scam.
The 77-year-old unnamed victim, who went all the way from the U.S., said she met a man on social media who would regularly send her sweet messages via email. Little did she know that she was being played by con artists who wanted to extort money from her.