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Dwayne Johnson’s Stuntman: ‘I’m Typecast Often and That’s Alright'

Actor and stuntman Myles Humphus. (Photo courtesy of Myles Humphus)
Current Affairs

Actor and stuntman Myles Humphus (Photo courtesy of Myles Humphus)

China's Athletics System Seeks to Learn from American Sports Culture

Chinese gymnasts pose with their medals at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. (Jonathan Ferrey/Getty)
Current Affairs

Carrie Xu of the Pac-12 describes how Chinese university coaches are learning from their American counterparts.

Podcast: American Universities in China — Free Speech Bastions or Threat to Academic Freedom?

A student walks past the entrance to New York University's Shanghai campus. (Eric Fish/Asia Society)
Current AffairsEducation

Asia In-Depth explores the controversies surrounding American universities like NYU that have established campuses in China.

How China's Past Informs its Push for Power

The South China Sea (C) is seen on a globe for sale at a bookstore in Beijing on June 15, 2016. (Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

Author Howard French explains why Beijing's behavior in the South China Sea is consistent with how the country has always viewed itself.

Why the Rise of Robots Will Hit Developing Countries Hardest

Welding machine robots assemble automobile bodies at Toyota Motor's Tsutsumi plant. (Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

Automation is eliminating manufacturing jobs around the world — and that may have dangerous side effects in the developing world.

Preserving — and Reinventing — New York’s Chinatown

Mei Lum at Wing on Wo & Co  (Teddy Wolff)
Current Affairs

With the restoration of her family's century-old shop, Mei Lum is showing that the neighborhood is more than just dim sum and fake handbags.

Director Lawrence Chen on the Importance of the 'Outsider Perspective'

Asian American director Law Chen is an award-winning commercial and music video director. (Photo courtesy of Law Chen)
Current Affairs

"The idea of growing up being a 'foreigner' in the country I was living in has made me look at everything from an outsider's perspective."

Why China Is Reviving Maritime Trade With West Asia

A group of storage jars at the site of the wreck off Belitung Island (Michael Flecker)
ArtsCurrent Affairs

More than a millennium after its zenith during the Tang Dynasty, Sino-West Asia economic ties are growing once again.

Jimmy Chin's Perpetual Adventure

(Courtesy of Jimmy Chin)
Current Affairs

The mountaineer and photographer tells Asia Blog about all things mountains, skiing, and photography.

Falsely Accused: Chinese-American Physicist Recounts Being Branded A Spy

Xiaoxing Xi stands in his lab. (Xiaoxing Xi)
Current Affairs

Xiaoxing Xi was wrongly ensnared in an espionage crackdown. He describes what can be done to make sure it doesn't happen again.