Monday 23rd October 2017,

Posts by Tag: Malaysia»

Bad Ass Asians

Aug 11, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Zen Cho’s Sorcerer to the Crown -A Fantasy Novel Blend of Jane Austen, Magic, POC, Feminism, & Malaysian Culture

Zen Cho’s Sorcerer to the Crown -A Fantasy Novel Blend of Jane Austen, Magic, POC, Feminism, & Malaysian Culture

posted by Sophia Whittemore

By Sophia Whittemore
AsAmNews Intern

 

When I read Zen Cho’s work Sorcerer to the Crown, I expected a fun fantasy romp with a Victorian style of writing. The characters engaged in periodic intrigue, matchmaking, and magical hi-jinks.

I didn’t expect a lovable Malaysian female mentor,(move aside, Merlin), a half-Indian/badass female lead, a POC sorcerer … Read more

Blogs

Travels with Tony: Root for Me in Malaysia

Travels with Tony: Root for Me in Malaysia

posted by Randall

 

By Tony Lee
Travels with Tony

 

Not long after I started in the Roots program a month ago, I began to get toothaches. In the month before I left San Francisco, my dentist had filled two cavities. At the wedding in Kuala Lumpur five days ago, I met the groom’s uncle, who turned
Read more

Community Issues

Jan 26, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Japan Times: Second Comfort Women memorial unveiled in New York

Japan Times: Second Comfort Women memorial unveiled in New York

posted by Randall

Comfort WomenThe push to get Japan to apologize for enslaving thousands of women into sexual slavery during World War II took another big turn Saturday.

A second monument in the state commemorating comfort women was unveiled by lawmakers and Korean American groups in New York, reports the Japan Times (stock photo by KeithPR)

This one … Read more

Search

Get Social

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 9,410 other subscribers

AsAmNews has Asian America in Its Heart

Please support AsAmNews by sharing & commenting on our stories

Like Us on Facebook & follow on Twitter