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The Tiger Mother’s Revelation – and Ours

Tiger Mom
Many of the articles about the “Tiger mom” have been rather pointed in questioning Western culture’s parenting techniques versus Asian culture, quoting Amy Chua’s comments about how much better Chinese culture is with respect to parenting than Western culture.  These articles raise doubt in Westerners’ minds, but also create questions in Chinese and other Asian parents’ minds about their...

Blessing for World Peace: A Universal Value of Compassion, Responsibility and Education

President Barack Obama meets with His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama in the White House, July 16, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus, the Washington Wizards NBA Team, and… His Holiness Tenzin Gyatso - the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet? What’s the commonality? All drew sold-out crowds at the Verizon Center, an arena that holds over 20,000 people in the heart of Chinatown in Washington DC. His Holiness the Dalai Lama, a title given to the religious leader of Tibetan Buddhists...

Asia Trend Magazine: Exclusive Interview with Far East Movement

Far East Movement
The 1st Asian American group to top the Billboard Hot 100 chart at #1 with “Like A G6” Far East Movement (FM) is an electro hip hop group based in Los Angeles, California.  Far East Movement has the distinction of being the first Asian-American group to earn a top ten hit on the Mainstream Pop charts in America.  Their single...

Orlando First Dragon Boat is finally here!

Orlando Dragon Boat
Dragon Boat racing is a Chinese tradition which originated in China over 2000 years ago and spread to the whole world and became a very popular team-building sport. Asia Trend has media sponsored and reported Central Florida Dragon Boat Festival in City of Tavares and South Florida Dragon Boat Festival in Miami for many years. When I heard about a new...

3rd Ambassador’s/Consuls General Tour to the Philippines

3rd Ambassador’s/Consuls General Tour to the Philippines
The Philippines is an archipelago of more than 7,100 islands between the Philippine Sea and the South China Sea. Vietnam is to the east, Borneo is southwest and Taiwan is directly north. It is a mix of ancient cultures and advanced civilization. It contains some of the most diverse natural ecosystems …soaring mountains, white sand beaches, tropical rainforests, underground...

What is coronary artery bypass surgery?

Coronary arteries are blood vessels that carry oxygen and nutrients to the heart. Coronary artery bypass surgery is an operation to improve the flow of blood to the heart muscle when your coronary arteries are severely narrowed or blocked by plaque. Plaque is a buildup of fats, cholesterol, and other substances on the inside walls of the arteries.   The operation...

The Sights and Sounds of Taipei, Taiwan

Taipei, situated at the center of the Taipei Basin is the political, economic, cultural and educational center of the province of Taiwan. Culture and tradition is very much alive and celebrated beneath the modern, vibrant city of Taipei. Treasure is held in Taipei’s National Palace Museum, which contains the world’s largest collection of Chinese artifacts. The city’s most celebrated monument is the museum dedicated to the former Chinese president, the...

The Art of Belly Dancing

Belly dance class
Traditionally known as the “Oriental Dance,” belly dancing has been celebrated for centuries by royalty, writers, poets, artists and musicians. Many experts say belly dancing is the oldest form of dance, having roots in all ancient cultures from the Orient to India to the Middle East. Throughout history, this ritualized expression has usually been performed for other women--generally during rites...
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