An Open Letter and Call for Support Dear DotAsia Board and the Asia Pacific Internet Community, Thank you for the invitation for me to submit to you my ongoing commitment and vision for DotAsia to be a contributor to the regional and global Internet community as the...
Asian American heritage is about inclusion. It’s a description that cuts a wide cloth across a vast array of cultures and peoples, and it’s important to celebrate the similarities and differences. I see that diversity represented within GoDaddy’s Employee Resource Group (ERG), and GoDaddy Asians are growing. Especially during these unpredictable times, our sense of belonging that we feel through our groups help to boost mental and physical health.
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.
Date Issued: Sep 16, 2022 Dear DotAsia Members and other Internet community members, This is a special advisory issued in response to online media report regarding the succession planning of the...
DotKids Foundation, registry operator for the new “.kids” top-level-domain (TLD), is pleased to announce the commencement of registration for the .kids community TLD. .Kids is the first TLD dedicated to the best interests of kids, so that parents can rest assured that their kids safety online is taken to heart.
Domain registrars and resellers across Southeast Asia can now include premium email and collaboration tools for their small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) customers, with the creation of a partnership between Open-Xchange and DotAsia.
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.