LOS ANGELES: ASIA WORLD FILM FESTIVAL REACHES ARTISTIC GREATNESS WITH “A TAXI DRIVER” FROM SOUTH KOREA

YI NING WONG writes — South Korea is largely known as one of the Asian countries that have managed to successfully advance their economy into the developed world, in addition to evolving a stable democracy. However, with this advancement, much of modern society has forgotten the struggles that South Koreans…

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LOS ANGELES: JUSTIN CHON’S ‘GOOK’ BRINGS NEW PERSPECTIVE TO HISTORICAL LA RIOTS

YI NING WONG writes — The 1992 Los Angeles riots marked one of the most violent demonstrations of civil unrest in the United States. While the event largely signified the rising tensions between African Americans and LAPD, it also exposed racial contentions between African and Korean Americans. Director Justin Chon’s…

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LONDON: WPP GOES ALL HIPPITY-HOPPITY OVER ASIA’S MILLENNIALS

YI NING WONG WRITES – Digital content producer, 88rising, gained global recognition when the British multinational advertising agency, Wire and Plastic Products, decided to make a major investment in the company. WPP’s strategic investment in 88rising contributes to WPP’s goal to grow digital content companies within Asian millennial markets. 88rising…

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EAST ASIA: GOOGLE, ADOBE HOPE FOR THE WRITE STUFF WITH MASSIVE FONT PROJECT ‘NOTO SERIF CJK’

YI NING WONG WRITES — Google and Adobe recently launched a unified font,  Noto Serif CJK, which provides support for simplified and traditional Chinese, Japanese and Korean. The new font supports four different regional writing styles by automatically adjusting each character according to the keyboard language. This laborious creation requires…

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