Luo Ruiyao

Luo Ruiyao

Luo Ruiyao is a freelance journalist covering South Asian social issues and politics.

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How an ethnic Chinese teacher piqued Indian students’ interest in lion dance and keeps it roaring

James Liao, one of a dwindling number of ethnic Chinese who still call the Indian city home, has dedicated himself to preserving and passing on the traditional art form.

21 Feb 2021 - 7:58PM

James Liao, one of a dwindling number of ethnic Chinese who still call the Indian city home, has dedicated himself to preserving and passing on the traditional art form.

How an ethnic Chinese teacher piqued Indian students’ interest in lion dance and keeps it roaring
#TakeUsBackToChina: a plea from Indian medical students, as coronavirus lockout, fraying ties intervene

Thousands of Indian medical students who returned home from China during the pandemic are struggling to finish their degrees amid the countries’ fraying diplomatic ties.

15 Feb 2021 - 10:59PM

Thousands of Indian medical students who returned home from China during the pandemic are struggling to finish their degrees amid the countries’ fraying diplomatic ties.

#TakeUsBackToChina: a plea from Indian medical students, as coronavirus lockout, fraying ties intervene
Lunar New Year: the Chinese left ‘trapped and helpless’ overseas

Uncertainty and loss linger for mainland Chinese working abroad, as the annual ritual of returning home for the holidays has been put on hold yet again.

11 Feb 2021 - 12:04PM

Uncertainty and loss linger for mainland Chinese working abroad, as the annual ritual of returning home for the holidays has been put on hold yet again.

Lunar New Year: the Chinese left ‘trapped and helpless’ overseas
Indian tech workers seek lifelines as Chinese firms exit amid border stand-off and coronavirus pandemic

As firms like Alibaba and Huawei pull out of India or pull back on investments, the country’s army of tech workers are being forced to hunt for new jobs.

27 Dec 2020 - 9:15PM

As firms like Alibaba and Huawei pull out of India or pull back on investments, the country’s army of tech workers are being forced to hunt for new jobs.

Indian tech workers seek lifelines as Chinese firms exit amid border stand-off and coronavirus pandemic
Stranded Chinese in India are going home via Europe, at almost 10 times pre-pandemic cost

An estimated 2,000 Chinese nationals remain stranded in the world’s third-worst hit country for coronavirus, even as China-India ties rapidly deteriorate.

25 Aug 2020 - 10:52AM

An estimated 2,000 Chinese nationals remain stranded in the world’s third-worst hit country for coronavirus, even as China-India ties rapidly deteriorate.

Stranded Chinese in India are going home via Europe, at almost 10 times pre-pandemic cost
As China and India quarrel, stranded families get caught in between

As India bans WeChat and other Chinese apps, cross-national families fear being further cut off from their loved ones.

4 Jul 2020 - 8:34PM

As India bans WeChat and other Chinese apps, cross-national families fear being further cut off from their loved ones.

As China and India quarrel, stranded families get caught in between
As China evacuates citizens from India, one dad cannot wait to see his children after months away

An estimated 1,000 Chinese citizens stuck in coronavirus-hit India are returning on five chartered flights this week.

8 Jun 2020 - 11:30PM

An estimated 1,000 Chinese citizens stuck in coronavirus-hit India are returning on five chartered flights this week.

As China evacuates citizens from India, one dad cannot wait to see his children after months away
China offers flights to evacuate citizens from coronavirus-hit India, as border tensions rise

The Chinese embassy in India is arranging five chartered flights to repatriate citizens, amid rising military tensions between the two countries.

27 May 2020 - 12:48AM

The Chinese embassy in India is arranging five chartered flights to repatriate citizens, amid rising military tensions between the two countries.

China offers flights to evacuate citizens from coronavirus-hit India, as border tensions rise
Coronavirus: in India, a traveller from China faces xenophobia and hardship as cases rise

Du Fengyan has been kicked out of hotels and called racial slurs as India grapples with the spread of Covid-19.

13 Apr 2020 - 10:25PM

Du Fengyan has been kicked out of hotels and called racial slurs as India grapples with the spread of Covid-19.

Coronavirus: in India, a traveller from China faces xenophobia and hardship as cases rise