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Voices of Asian Aoteaora: The Power of Language

Can you speak chinese Or more specifically, can you speak Mandarin, or Hokkien, or Cantonese, or any number of dialects spoken in China, Taiwan, Malaysia, New Zealand? Under a like “speaking Chinese” are layers and layers of languages, dialects, histories and communities. Take Ya-Wen Ho for example: a 1.5 generation …

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Time, a past life, and dear Tony Leung

Tony Leung. Image: Screenshot of the official “Chungking Express” trailer via YouTube / Block 2 Distribution Tony Leung Chiu-wai, arguably one of the best actors in 20th century world cinema and muse of author Wong Kar-wai, has a Facebook page. I can’t know for sure if it’s really his, a …

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