Asian America
  • Wang’s set featured alongside performances by Aespa, 2NE1, CL, Milli and others as part of music label 88rising’s all-Asian ‘Head in the Clouds Forever’ showcase at Coachella
  • The Chinese star performed tracks like Blow, 100 Ways and unreleased track Crush, and received a barrage of praise online afterwards, including from former Exo member Lay Zhang

Set for May 14, the Japan Day parade will promote solidarity and comes amid activism following a wave of anti-Asian attacks during the pandemic.

From his humble beginnings as a dishwasher to his current major success on the board of Meta, Facebook’s parent, here’s everything you need to know about the Chinese-American tech billionaire


Korean-American Julia Riew feels like she’s dreaming. Her release of Shimcheong: A Folktale, a musical with a Disney vibe, in snippets on TikTok has drawn a passionate following and interest from Hollywood.


Crazy Rich Asians and Shang-Chi actress Awkwafina has been getting backlash over accusations of appropriating black culture for her career – here’s everything you need to know

Two Taiwanese-American women give this collection of short stories its title. The author, Jean Chen Ho, paints a commendable picture of fractured lives, but too often uses clumsy or superficial brush strokes.

Wuxiaworld founder Jingping Lai talks about wuxia connects him to his cultural heritage and why the site’s recent acquisition by Korea’s Kakao was a perfect fit.

Marvel’s Shang-Chi and Eternals movies, Netflix megahit Squid Game – American audiences are demanding stories that reflect the world’s diversity, creating more opportunities for actors from minorities.

The veteran actor is juggling many Hollywood projects and recently fulfilled his dream of landing a lead role by starring in September 11 drama The Hot Zone: Anthrax

Crab Club, run by Crazy Rich Asians actor Jimmy O. Yang and his producing partners, takes on Asian-American stories to create content for a ‘golden age of Asian-American art’.


Chiu on her friendship with Kathy Hilton, and why filming Dancing with the Stars and Bling Empire simultaneously is like dating two totally different people at the same time

Asian-American Fiona Rene, who plays a police chief in Amazon Prime Video series I Know What You Did Last Summer, can pinpoint a role in a school play as the moment she knew she wanted to pursue acting.

How leading men Simu Liu, Henry Golding, Lewis Tan, Daniel Wu and Chang Chen helped to destroy stereotypes and take Asian actors to the next level of global stardom

The Emmy-nominated, openly gay comedian is also one of Time’s ‘100 Most Influential People of 2021’, and is known for his hilarious portrayals of Andrew Yang, ‘Trade Daddy’ and Kim Jong-un

Prior to playing Shang-Chi’s mum, Ying Li, Chen originally studied business and marketing before a beauty pageant kicked off her acting career …


John Cho stars in space Western Cowboy Bebop, Slumdog Millionaire’s Freida Pinto leads the thriller film Intrusion and Joe Seo returns in Cobra Kai season 4


The veteran actor sure has a lot on his plate these days, from working on season 4 of HBO’s Westworld to advocating against discrimination … and what’s this celebrity think tank he’s just joined?

Hong Kong-born, Los Angeles-based NiK Kacy has ‘designed all the shoes I ever wanted to wear and shoes for all sexes’ – think gender-neutral sneakers, combat boots and brogues in sizes for everyone.

‘We need to normalise the idea that America is diverse,’ says a professor and Asian studies specialist who helped found the Black China Caucus.


‘It’s empowering to show that Asian women are not to be messed with,’ says leading lady Olivia Liang of The CW’s new martial arts series, a modern reboot of the 1970s classic set in San Francisco’s Chinatown

Unusual colour combinations, mismatched prints, quirky accessories – Asian-American bloggers’ homage to the street style of elderly Chinatown residents has spawned a book.