AAPI Heritage Month: Interview with Mou Mukherjee

AAPI Heritage Month: Interview with Mou Mukherjee

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.

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Mid-Autumn Festival 中秋节快乐

Mid-Autumn Festival 中秋节快乐

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。...

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How I See It – Privacy Controversy: Trigger of largest digital migration in history

How I See It – Privacy Controversy: Trigger of largest digital migration in history

Technology giants, or Big Tech as they are called, have become intertwined extensively with our everyday lives. Early in 2021, Facebook decided to take a step ahead in monetising Whatsapp. This was to be enabled by the changes in the terms outlined in its updated privacy policy. One fine day, users woke up to the notification for the proposed changes in its Privacy Policy. This paved the way to an international conversation about privacy, and also triggered widespread adoption of alternatives to Whatsapp such as Signal and Telegram.

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Special Advisory – Composition of DotAsia Board

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 Edmon!

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...

Special Advisory on Disinformation Against DotAsia

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.

DotAsia Announces Organizational Governance Enhancements

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.

.Asia Top-Level-Domain Now Licensed for Sale in China

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.