Author: Lani Luo

CHINA: Dollars Make China Holler

LANI LUO WRITES – With China’s booming economy and increasing standard of living, cell phone use has grown exponentially. Folks across the country are using stylish smart phones and all their fantastic features. One of...

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CHINA: Better Brace Yourself!

Fake it til’ you make it. Teens in Asia are taking that concept literally as they apply fake braces on their teeth as a fashion trend. This curious fad first started in Southeast Asia, and it is now taking Asia by storm, making...

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China Blog Blotter: Too Soon for Equal Rights?

“Gays Dare to Love” was the slogan for the Equal Rights for Gays Parade that took place in Hong Kong recently. Much like America’s own Pride Parades, Equal Rights for Gays Parade is public, loud, and flamboyant. Although parades...

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CHINA: A New Fashion Model In Town

Heels, lace, and mini-skirts! These are some of our favorite things. By “our,” I mean the possessive term for females. China’s new clothing line, Yuekou,  is marketing these pieces to young Chinese fashionistas in a brand new...

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ASIA MEDIA INTERNATIONAL is a student-driven publication of Loyola Marymount University’s Asia Media Center – a vital part of LMU’s Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts and the Department of Asian and Asian American Studies, in an alliance with the university's award-winning Dept. of Political Science and with the Pacific Century Institute in Los Angeles.

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