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Netflix's make-up competition 'Glow Up' loves finalist Ophelia Liu's Hong Kong-inspired looks

The Hongkonger isn’t afraid to dream big!

30 Jun 2020 - 1:18PM

The Hongkonger isn’t afraid to dream big!

Netflix's make-up competition 'Glow Up' loves finalist Ophelia Liu's Hong Kong-inspired looks
Pop-punk band All Time Low’s lead singer Alex Gaskarth talks about connecting with fans in the era of Covid-19
Rich Brian grows up: Indonesian rapper, formerly known as Rich Chigga, shows mature side on new album

Formerly known as Rich Chigga, Rich Brian’s second album The Sailor shows a new side to the young artist whose latest songs paint a more realistic picture of his life. The album features the likes of Wu-Tang Clan rapper-producer RZA.

30 Jul 2019 - 4:56AM

Formerly known as Rich Chigga, Rich Brian’s second album The Sailor shows a new side to the young artist whose latest songs paint a more realistic picture of his life. The album features the likes of Wu-Tang Clan rapper-producer RZA.

Rich Brian grows up: Indonesian rapper, formerly known as Rich Chigga, shows mature side on new album
Wong Fu Productions wants Asian-American representation, like in ‘Crazy Rich Asians’, to be the norm, not the exception

The creators of 'Yappie' and 'Asian Bachelorette' may be famous for comedy, but the group is serious about normalising Asian-Americans in the media.

17 Apr 2020 - 2:40PM

The creators of 'Yappie' and 'Asian Bachelorette' may be famous for comedy, but the group is serious about normalising Asian-Americans in the media.

Wong Fu Productions wants Asian-American representation, like in ‘Crazy Rich Asians’, to be the norm, not the exception
Why Far East Movement are so much more than Asian American hip hop pioneers

The Asian-American hip-hop group burst onto the music scene back in the mid-00s – and they’ve only gone from strength to strength since then.

4 Feb 2018 - 2:56PM

The Asian-American hip-hop group burst onto the music scene back in the mid-00s – and they’ve only gone from strength to strength since then.

Why Far East Movement are so much more than Asian American hip hop pioneers
Former YouTube star Sam Tsui's new album Trust sheds the melancholy and shows some assertiveness [Review]

Having come a long way since his YouTube days of covering other musicians' songs, Tsui shows that he has the goods himself.

9 Dec 2019 - 10:53AM

Having come a long way since his YouTube days of covering other musicians' songs, Tsui shows that he has the goods himself.

Former YouTube star Sam Tsui's new album Trust sheds the melancholy and shows some assertiveness [Review]
Far East Movement want to be a bridge between global cultures

The Asian American trio have a long list of collaborators on their latest album, Identity, from K-pop superstars to some of the hottest names in US music

2 Nov 2016 - 8:24AM

The Asian American trio have a long list of collaborators on their latest album, Identity, from K-pop superstars to some of the hottest names in US music

Far East Movement want to be a bridge between global cultures
Letters from the dorm: Woo-hoo! I’ve graduated! Now what?

After four years of writing this column, I can’t believe that I can finally write those two magical words: I’ve graduated!

2 Jan 2017 - 2:17PM

After four years of writing this column, I can’t believe that I can finally write those two magical words: I’ve graduated!

Letters from the dorm: Woo-hoo! I’ve graduated! Now what?
Letter from the dorm: Saying goodbye to a special friend I left behind

It’s my last week of school! Yes, you read that right. After four years of whining about the course load to you here in Young Post, the finish line is finally around the corner.

21 Mar 2016 - 4:10PM

It’s my last week of school! Yes, you read that right. After four years of whining about the course load to you here in Young Post, the finish line is finally around the corner.

Letter from the dorm: Saying goodbye to a special friend I left behind
Letters from the dorm: Your health is more important than your grades

College has been a wild ride. I'm graduating in 10 weeks and am nowhere near prepared. In fact, I just fixed up my CV last night and am going to start applying for jobs later this month. It's weird.

25 Jan 2016 - 12:19PM

College has been a wild ride. I'm graduating in 10 weeks and am nowhere near prepared. In fact, I just fixed up my CV last night and am going to start applying for jobs later this month. It's weird.

Letters from the dorm: Your health is more important than your grades
Letters from the dorm: I'll be home for Christmas!

Fall Quarter is nearly over, and it's almost too good to be true. One final exam, paper, and project, and I'll be done.

14 Dec 2015 - 12:33PM

Fall Quarter is nearly over, and it's almost too good to be true. One final exam, paper, and project, and I'll be done.

Letters from the dorm: I'll be home for Christmas!
Blowing off some steam can help clear your mind for more studying

I put off schoolwork to see the band All Time Low late last month, and it was 110 per cent worth it. Not only did they play a killer set, I even bumped into Jack Barakat, the lead guitarist, and I have the selfie to prove it.

23 Nov 2015 - 3:47PM

I put off schoolwork to see the band All Time Low late last month, and it was 110 per cent worth it. Not only did they play a killer set, I even bumped into Jack Barakat, the lead guitarist, and I have the selfie to prove it.

Blowing off some steam can help clear your mind for more studying
The Fault in Our Stars is gorgeous but clichéd [Review]

The Fault in Our Stars is yet another boy-meets-girl flick based on a bestselling novel. It could - rather crassly - be summarised as "Twilight with cancer". Both were adapted from novels with similar fan bases.

2 Jan 2017 - 12:31PM

The Fault in Our Stars is yet another boy-meets-girl flick based on a bestselling novel. It could - rather crassly - be summarised as "Twilight with cancer". Both were adapted from novels with similar fan bases.

The Fault in Our Stars is gorgeous but clichéd [Review]