To me, AAPI Heritage Month is a great time to reflect and celebrate my Asian heritage and all the family traditions that have made my life so culturally rich. I am very proud to be an Asian American. I think this is a great opportunity for communities to come together and learn about our diverse stories through a more inclusive lens.
In some ways, I abandoned my culture when I was young because I was trying so hard to fit in. My parents were, and still is very cultural. Growing up, there was always Indian music playing, our house was full of Bengali literature, my Dad’s hero was poet Rabindranath Tagore, and he also loved the films of Satyajit Ray. I was surrounded by culture and yet I couldn’t fully embrace it at the time.
I am an immigrant from Guilin, China. In 2010, I moved to the U.S. for grad school. After graduating from Kansas State University (Go Cats!) I moved to Oregon and have been living in Portland for the last 9 years.
中秋节与春节丶清明节丶端午节并称为中国四大传统节日。受中华文化的影响，中秋节也是东亚和东南亚一些国家尤其是当地的华人华侨的传统节日。 中秋节，农历八月十五，又称仲秋节丶拜月节丶女儿节或团圆节，是中国的传统文化节日，因其恰值三秋之半，故名中秋。中秋节始於唐朝初年，盛行於宋朝，至明清时，已成为与春节齐名的中国主要节日之一。 2006年5月20日，中国国务院在中央政府门户网上发出通知，批准文化部确定并公布中秋节例在第一批国家级非物质文化遗产名录。自2008年起中秋节被列为国家法定节假日。...
Written by Mahboba Mahmoodi (Edited and posted by Jenna Fung) Machine learning and AI technologies are advancing at a rapid pace, especially when it comes to e-commerce, mobile economy, and human-computer interactions with the real world. According to “Global...
How I See It – My Trademark, My Property: A Conflict between Private Sector and States over the Possession of a Domain
This is a discussion about an issue that straddles two hugely different areas — trademark and domain names. And, one that is even further complicated by a controversial contention between the private sector and sovereign states over a 7 year-long battle for an Internet domain name.
The UEFA Euro 2020 Tournament is finally happening in 2021! After a year delay, Euro 2020 officially kicked off on June 11, 2021, hosted across EU in eleven cities for the first time.
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month – A Conversation with Todd Han, President and CEO of Dynadot.com
Asian Americans contribute significantly to the development of small and medium size businesses in the U.S. In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month this May, we are dedicating our post to our channel partner Dynadot.com, founded by Asian...
Here are some of my favorite Asian American artists and entertainers in films, music, and performing art. I’ve followed their journey for many years. During the pandemic, art became a form of therapy for me.
In response to community suggestions for protection of active .Asia domain names used for community purposes that aligns with the DotAsia vision and mission...
In early 2018, DotAsia's bankers requested that we cease listing Board members with nationalities from UN and/or US sanctioned countries as directors. Even though no Board member was (and is) an OFAC Designated individual we understand that banks are free to choose whether or not to accept customers, and upon what terms. DotAsia complied with its bankers' request and has since received the benefit of such Board members' contributions in a role somewhat akin to an observer, rather than as director.
Congratulations to .Asia’s CEO, Edmon Chung, for his appointment to the ICANN Board of Directors! Edmon joins a distinguished group of internationally represented community and business leaders as...
This is a special advisory issued in response to persistent and ungrounded accusations against the DotAsia Organisation along with its CEO and Board Members, along with harassment of DotAsia Organisation’s staff and professional advisers, perpetrated by certain individuals in recent months.
The DotAsia Board is pleased to announce a series of governance enhancements to the DotAsia Organisation. This announcement of 5 foundational governance documents is the result of a year’s work at the DotAsia Board since May 2019.
DotAsia Organisation Ltd, operator of the .Asia regional top-level-domain is pleased to announce that the .Asia extension has received accreditation from China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) to once again market in China.
The European GDPR framework, first approved in 2016, came into effect last month on May 25, 2018. In theory, the “new” rules only apply to data collected from European individuals. However, due to the borderless nature of the Internet, many businesses and residents of Asia are also affected.
.Asia Top-Level-Domain Introduces Simplified Registration Process – Registrants Outside of the Region Benefit
DotAsia Organisation, registry operator of the .Asia top-level-domain, announces new simplified registration process for .Asia domain names. Businesses and individuals acquiring .Asia names are no longer required to provide proof of locality during registration.
Changes to .Asia Charter Eligibility Requirement Policies to Accept Registrations Globally from Entities seeking to serve the Asia Pacific community
Deadline for Comments: February 28, 2017
In 2016, over 80% of .ASIA domain registrations (based on registrant contact) came from within the region, led by China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore and Malaysia.
DotAsia Organisation is honored to announce its full support of and partnership with the Internet Society Singapore Chapter (ISOC SG) to serve as the secretariat for the IANA Stewardship Transition Coordination Group (ICG). Key personnel from DotAsia are seconded to ISOC SG to form the core Secretariat Team for the ICG...