Despite the campaign’s massive success in raising over $750,000, Park revealed in a recent video that Asian Boss has not yet received the funds due to financial regulations in Korea and that nearly half of the remaining employees resigned as morale sank. He went on to accept full responsibility for what happened, claiming that he “pushed people too hard.”
Founders behind media company Asian Boss are reaching out to their viewers and supporters as they are now just “months away from running out of funds.”
Asian Canadian actor Simu Liu opened up to the Facebook group “subtle asian traits” to express his thoughts on a recent video released by popular YouTube channel Asian Boss.
In the video, host Tony conducted a man-on-the-street interview, asking random Chinese people if Liu was “too ugly” to be the lead for “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings,” Marvel’s first Asian-led superhero movie.
Japan’s thriving hostess industry is as lucrative as it gets, and for one person, that could mean up to $100,000 a month.
“I make a minimum of $930 [a day],” says Kurumi Hoshino, who left her jobs at a karaoke place and a wedding ceremony hall for the more profitable career.
A homeless man who turned his life around to become one of Japan’s top club hosts has inspired others in the booming industry.
Akaya Kunugi is regarded as the No. 1 host at Acqua Group, one of Japan’s most popular host clubs. He works at the company’s main branch in Kabukichō, its largest in the country.
A video showing the life of an 82-year-old woman collecting recyclable boxes for more than 14 hours a day in exchange for $2 has shed light on the extent of poverty among the elderly in South Korea.
As most media highlight Korea’s technological prowess and world-class entertainment, little is heard about the nation’s struggling senior citizens, who often find themselves working late hours even at their advanced age.