in Taiwan, there’s separation of politics and entertainment

As a political journalist with keen interest on Asian pop culture, I couldn’t help noticing that in this recent presidential campaign in Taiwan, the stars were nowhere in sight. Not that they have been very active in the previous campaigns of the candidates. I suppose they learned a very harsh lesson from A-mei herself when…

where to watch Asian dramas online

(This appeared in my popasia column on Jan 13, 2012) A Taste For Drama Fans of Japanese, Korean, Taiwanese and Hong Kong dramas are feeding their addiction through streaming sites Yasminka Lee in Bangkok Gone are those days when fans of Japanese, Korean or Taiwanese dramas have to regularly visit their friendly neighbourhood pirate to…