Asian. What images flash to your mind when you see that word? Some classmates from China, maybe some fleeting moments of anime, chopsticks, perhaps noodles.
But what about the other parts of Asia?
Nikkei View: Mystery author Naomi Hirahara comes to Denver for a reading of her new book, "Strawberry Yellow"
The fifth novel in Hirahara’s series about elderly retired Japanese American gardener Mas Arai, “Strawberry Yellow,” has just been published.
Nikkei View blog: South Korea's obsession with plastic surgery is creepy
South Korea is the world’s busiest country for plastic surgergy, especially for women. By some accounts, 20% of South Korean women have had some form of cosmetic work done on their face, with eyelid surgery to add a fold being the most popular cut.
But the amount of surgery goes way beyond just making an epicanthic fold in the eyelid. This is human sculpting of the face… and it’s leading to a generation of clone-like young people.