A sandwich shop in Wisconsin is being accused of cultural appropriation by Asian Americans after releasing a limited edition veggie sub that they are calling banh mi.
When you leave your home country, you are bound to miss a lot of stuff from the motherland.
From traditional delicacies, such as balut and holiday activities like New Year fireworks, here are a few things that Filipino immigrants probably miss from the Philippines after moving abroad to study, work or live a better life.
Logan Paul does not think he was being culturally insensitive when he displayed his obnoxious behavior during his infamous trip to Japan earlier this year.
Paul, who earned universal outrage after posting the “suicide forest” video in January, recently sat down with popular filmmaker/YouTube creator Casey Neistat for a one-on-one interview.
Chicken feet have long been part of many of the world’s cuisines — in Asia, China, Indonesia, South Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand are just some countries that have their own special ways of preparing it.
But not everyone in these places eats chicken, let alone its feet. Why some do is puzzling for those who don’t — after all, a chicken only has one pair, so it’s unlikely an everyday dish.
Beyond ninjas and anime, Japan is home to a lot of other fascinating things that citizens of the outside world are just beginning to discover.
The richness of the country’s culture, plus the inventiveness and creativity of its people, has led to many amazing trends, innovations, and practices that foreigners can only wish they had in their home country.
Chinese archaeologists verified the long-held claim that the Middle Kingdom is 5,000 years old.
Time and again, Chinese officials and state media have asserted that the country holds 5,000 years of history, but such claim has since been disputed for the lack of hard evidence.
In the wake of rampant and terrifyingly blatant racism that transports us into an alternate reality stuck in the previous century or older, we become curious of socio-cultural events that would somehow explain the roots of such idiocy.
For starters, the least one can do is get facts straight, so that in the unfortunate happenstance that another idiot forces someone to speak a language because of where his/her feet are, one hell of a schooling session can break loose.
Keziah Daum, the American teenager who stirred a massive debate online for wearing a traditional Chinese dress to prom, has received praise and support from Chinese netizens.
The 18-year-old student from Utah was heavily criticized on Twitter for her Chinese qipao, or cheongsam dress, with many accusing her of “cultural appropriation.”
Legendary jeweler/actor Ben Baller has some fiery statements about the upcoming film “Crazy Rich Asians”.
The outspoken Korean American entrepreneur, who has made a successful career in designing creative jewelry for famous celebrities, sparked discussion on social media for his criticisms of the movie.
A California woman’s tweet about her discovery of the surprising origin of her name “Laura” sent Twitter into a frenzy.
According to Twitter user melaurale, her father revealed that her name was actually based on a Vietnamese pun that literally meant “a long time to come out,” alluding to the time her mother spent in labor during her birth.